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Jeremiah 48:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The sound of a cry from Horonaim, desolation and great destruction!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— A voice of crying [shall be] from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The sound of an outcry from Horonaim, ‘Devastation and great destruction!’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— A voice of crying [shall be] from Horonaim, devastation and great destruction.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— A voice of crying from Horonaim; wasting and great destruction!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— A voice of outcry, from Horonaim,—Wasting and great destruction!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A voice of a cry [is] from Horonaim, Spoiling and great destruction.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— A voice of crying from Oronaim: waste, and great destruction.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— A voice of crying [shall be] from Horonaim; Spoiling & great destruction.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— for [there is] a voice of [men] crying out of Oronaim, destruction and great ruin.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— A voice of crying [shall be] from Choronayim, spoiling and great destruction.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
A voice 6963
{6963} Prime
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
of crying 6818
{6818} Prime
צְעָקָה
tsa`aqah
{tsah-ak-aw'}
From H6817; a shriek.
[shall be] from Çôrönayim חוֹרֹנַיִם, 2773
{2773} Prime
חֹרֹנַיִם
Choronayim
{kho-ro-nah'-yim}
Dual of a derivative from H2356; double cave town; Choronajim, a place in Moab.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
spoiling 7701
{7701} Prime
שֹׁד
shod
{shode}
From H7736; violence, ravage.
and great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
destruction. 7667
{7667} Prime
שֶׁבֶר
sheber
{sheh'-ber}
From H7665; a fracture, figuratively ruin; specifically a solution (of a dream).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 48:3

_ _ Horonaim — the same as the city Avara, mentioned by Ptolemy. The word means “double caves” (Nehemiah 2:10; Isaiah 15:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 48:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 48:3

Horoniam — Another city of Moab.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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voice:

Jeremiah 4:20-21 Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, [and] my curtains in a moment. ... How long shall I see the standard, [and] hear the sound of the trumpet?
Jeremiah 47:2 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is therein; the city, and them that dwell therein: then the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall howl.
Isaiah 15:2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads [shall be] baldness, [and] every beard cut off.
Isaiah 15:8 For the cry is gone round about the borders of Moab; the howling thereof unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof unto Beerelim.
Isaiah 16:7-11 Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, every one shall howl: for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely [they are] stricken. ... Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.
Isaiah 22:4 Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Horonaim:

Jeremiah 48:5 For in the going up of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the going down of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.
Jeremiah 48:34 From the cry of Heshbon [even] unto Elealeh, [and even] unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar [even] unto Horonaim, [as] an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate.
Isaiah 15:5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall flee] unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
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