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Jeremiah 48:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Moab is broken, Her little ones have sounded out a cry [of distress].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Moab is broken: Her little ones, have caused to be heard an outcry.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Destroyed hath been Moab, Caused a cry to be heard have her little ones.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Moab is destroyed: proclaim a cry for her little ones.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Moab is destroyed, her little ones haue caused a crie to be heard.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Moab is ruined, proclaim [it] to Zogora:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Moav is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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 destroyed; 7665
{7665} Prime
A primitive root; to burst (literally or figuratively).
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
her little ones 6810
{6810} Prime
From H6819; little; (in number) few; (in age) young, (in value) ignoble.
have caused a cry 2201
{2201} Prime
(Feminine): from H2199; a shriek or outcry.
to be heard. 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 48:4

_ _ little ones ... cry — heightening the distress of the scene. The foe does not spare even infants.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 48:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
This prophecy against Moab, as well as the following ones concerning Ammon, Edom, and the neighbouring countries, seem to have been fulfilled during the long siege of Tyre by Nebuchadnezzar. Josephus places these events five years after the destruction of Jerusalem.
Numbers 21:27-30 Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared: ... We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which [reacheth] unto Medeba.


Esther 8:11 Wherein the king granted the Jews which [were] in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, [both] little ones and women, and [to take] the spoil of them for a prey,
Psalms 137:9 Happy [shall he be], that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.
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