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Jeremiah 48:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The calamity of Moab [is] near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his calamity has swiftly hastened.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The calamity of Moab [is] near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Near, is the doom of Moab, to come,—And, his calamity, hasteth, greatly.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Near is the calamity of Moab to come, And his affliction hath hasted exceedingly.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The destruction of Moab is near to come: the calamity thereof shall come on exceeding swiftly.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The calamitie of Moab is neere to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The day of Moab is near at hand, and his iniquity moves swiftly [to vengeance].
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The calamity of Moav [is] near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The calamity 343
{0343} Prime
From the same as H0181 (in the sense of bending down); oppression; by implication misfortune, ruin.
of Mv מוֹאָב 4124
{4124} Prime
From a prolonged form of the prepositional prefix 'm-' and H0001; from (her (the mother's)) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants.
[is] near 7138
{7138} Prime
From H7126; near (in place, kindred or time).
to come, 935
{0935} Prime
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
and his affliction 7451
{7451} Prime
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
hasteth 4116
{4116} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be liquid or flow easily, that is, (by implication); to hurry (in a good or bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially promptly.
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
fast. 3966
{3966} Prime
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 48:16

_ _ near — to the prophet’s eye, though probably twenty-three years elapsed between the utterance of the prophecy in the fourth year of Jehoiakim (2 Kings 24:2) and its fulfillment in the fifth year of Nebuchadnezzar.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 48:14-47.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 48:16

Is near — Josephus tells us this destruction came upon the Moabites five years after the siege of Jerusalem.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Jeremiah 1:12 Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.
Deuteronomy 32:35 To me [belongeth] vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in [due] time: for the day of their calamity [is] at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
Isaiah 13:22 And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in [their] pleasant palaces: and her time [is] near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.
Isaiah 16:13-14 This [is] the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning Moab since that time. ... But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant [shall be] very small [and] feeble.
Ezekiel 12:23 Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them, The days are at hand, and the effect of every vision.
Ezekiel 12:28 Therefore say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; There shall none of my words be prolonged any more, but the word which I have spoken shall be done, saith the Lord GOD.
2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
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