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Jeremiah 47:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— O thou sword of Jehovah, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard; rest, and be still.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O thou sword of the LORD, how long [will it be] ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Ah, sword of the LORD, How long will you not be quiet? Withdraw into your sheath; Be at rest and stay still.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O thou sword of the LORD, how long [will it be] ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Alas! sword of Jehovah, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ah! thou sword of Yahweh, How long, wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, Rest thyself, and be still.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Ho, sword of Jehovah, till when art thou not quiet? Be removed unto thy sheath, rest and cease.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— O thou sword of the Lord, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Go into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O thou sword of the LORD, how long [will it be] ere thou be quiet? put vp thy selfe into thy scabberd, rest and be still.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— How long wilt thou smite, O sword of the Lord? how long will it be ere thou art quiet? return into thy sheath, rest, and be removed.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O thou sword of Yahweh, how long [will it be] ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O 1945
{1945} Prime
הוֹי
howy
{hoh'ee}
A prolonged form of H1930 (akin to H0188); oh!.
thou sword 2719
{2719} Prime
חֶרֶב
chereb
{kheh'-reb}
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement.
of Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
how long x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
x575
(0575) Complement
אָן
'an
{awn}
Contracted from H0370; where?; hence whither?, when?; also hither and thither.
[will it be] ere 3808
{3808} Prime
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
thou be quiet? 8252
{8252} Prime
שָׁקַט
shaqat
{shaw-kat'}
A primitive root; to repose (usually figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
put up y622
[0622] Standard
אסף
'acaph
{aw-saf'}
A primitive root; to gather for any purpose; hence to receive, take away, that is, remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.).
z8734
<8734> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 118
thyself x622
(0622) Complement
אסף
'acaph
{aw-saf'}
A primitive root; to gather for any purpose; hence to receive, take away, that is, remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.).
into x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
thy scabbard, 8593
{8593} Prime
תַּעַר
ta`ar
{tah'-ar}
From H6168; a knife or razor (as making bare); also a scabbard (as being bare, that is, empty).
rest, 7280
{7280} Prime
רָגַע
raga`
{raw-gah'}
A primitive root; properly to toss violently and suddenly (the sea with waves, the skin with boils); figuratively (in a favorable manner) to settle, that is, quiet; specifically to wink (from the motion of the eye lids).
z8734
<8734> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 118
and be still. 1826
{1826} Prime
דָּמַם
damam
{daw-man'}
A primitive root (compare H1724, H1820); to be dumb; by implication to be astonished, to stop; also to perish.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 47:6

_ _ Jeremiah, in the person of the Philistines afflicting themselves (Jeremiah 47:5), apostrophizes the “sword of the Lord,” entreating mercy (compare Deuteronomy 32:41; Ezekiel 21:3-5, Ezekiel 21:9, Ezekiel 21:10).

_ _ up thyselfHebrew, “Gather thyself,” that is, retire or return.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 47:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 47:6

O thou sword — Perhaps they are the words of the prophet, lamenting the havock which he made among the Philistines by the Chaldeans.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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thou sword:

Jeremiah 12:12 The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour from the [one] end of the land even to the [other] end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
Jeremiah 15:3 And I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and destroy.
Jeremiah 25:27 Therefore thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Drink ye, and be drunken, and spue, and fall, and rise no more, because of the sword which I will send among you.
Jeremiah 51:20-23 Thou [art] my battle axe [and] weapons of war: for with thee will I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms; ... I will also break in pieces with thee the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces captains and rulers.
Deuteronomy 32:41-42 If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me. ... I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; [and that] with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
Psalms 17:13 Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, [which is] thy sword:
Isaiah 10:5 O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.
Isaiah 10:15 Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? [or] shall the saw magnify itself against him that shaketh it? as if the rod should shake [itself] against them that lift it up, [or] as if the staff should lift up [itself, as if it were] no wood.
Ezekiel 14:17 Or [if] I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land; so that I cut off man and beast from it:
Ezekiel 21:3-5 And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I [am] against thee, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from thee the righteous and the wicked. ... That all flesh may know that I the LORD have drawn forth my sword out of his sheath: it shall not return any more.

how long:

Jeremiah 4:21 How long shall I see the standard, [and] hear the sound of the trumpet?
Jeremiah 12:4 How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end.
2 Samuel 2:26 Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

put up thyself:
Heb. gather thyself

into:

1 Chronicles 21:27 And the LORD commanded the angel; and he put up his sword again into the sheath thereof.
Ezekiel 21:30 Shall I cause [it] to return into his sheath? I will judge thee in the place where thou wast created, in the land of thy nativity.
John 18:11 Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up thy sword into the sheath: the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?
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Dt 32:41. 2S 2:26. 1Ch 21:27. Ps 17:13. Is 10:5, 15. Jr 4:21; 12:4, 12; 15:3; 25:27; 51:20. Ezk 14:17; 21:3, 30. Jn 18:11.

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