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Jeremiah 49:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve [them] alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Leave your orphans behind, I will keep [them] alive; And let your widows trust in Me.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve [them] alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Leave thine orphans, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Leave thy fatherless children, I, will preserve them alive,—And, thy widows, In me, let them trust.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Leave thine orphans—I do keep alive, And thy widows—on Me trust ye,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Leave thy fatherless children: I will make them live: and thy widows shall hope in me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Leaue thy fatherlesse children, I will preserue them aliue: and let thy widowes trust in me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— for thy fatherless one to be left to live, but I shall live, and the widows trust in me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve [them] alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Leave 5800
{5800} Prime
עָזַב
`azab
{aw-zab'}
A primitive root; to loosen, that is, relinquish, permit, etc.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thy fatherless children, 3490
{3490} Prime
יָתוֹם
yathowm
{yaw-thome'}
From an unused root meaning to be lonely; a bereaved person.
I x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
will preserve [them] alive; 2421
{2421} Prime
חָיַה
chayah
{khaw-yaw'}
A prim root (compare H2331, H2424); to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively to revive.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
and let thy widows 490
{0490} Prime
אַלְמָנָה
'almanah
{al-maw-naw'}
Feminine of H0488; a widow; also a desolate place.
trust 982
{0982} Prime
בָּטַח
batach
{baw-takh'}
A primitive root; properly to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively to trust, be confident or sure.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 49:11

_ _ Thy fatherless and widows must rest their hope in God alone, as none of the adult males shall be left alive, so desperate will be the affairs of Edom. The verse also, besides this threat, implies a promise of mercy to Esau in God’s good time, as there was to Moab and Ammon (Jeremiah 49:6; Jeremiah 48:47); the extinction of the adult males is the prominent idea (compare Jeremiah 49:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 49:7-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave thy (m) fatherless children, I will preserve [them] alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

(m) The destruction will be so great that there will be none left to take care of the widows and the fatherless.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
thy fatherless:

Deuteronomy 10:18 He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.
Psalms 10:14-18 Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless. ... To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Psalms 68:5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] God in his holy habitation.
Psalms 82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Psalms 146:9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
Proverbs 23:10-11 Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless: ... For their redeemer [is] mighty; he shall plead their cause with thee.
Hosea 14:3 Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride upon horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, [Ye are] our gods: for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.
Jonah 4:11 And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and [also] much cattle?
Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in [his] wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger [from his right], and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.
James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, [and] to keep himself unspotted from the world.

let thy:

1 Timothy 5:5 Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.
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Dt 10:18. Ps 10:14; 68:5; 82:3; 146:9. Pv 23:10. Ho 14:3. Jna 4:11. Mal 3:5. 1Ti 5:5. Jm 1:27.

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