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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Jeremiah 48

1:1 (e-0) (The title of this book, 'Jermiah'), The name may mean, 'Jah is exalted.' Compare the large use made of the name Jehovah in this book; it occurs about 700 times. Adonai Jehovah 14 times.

Verse 1

48:1 Misgab (f-27) Or 'the fortress.'

Verse 2

48:2 praise (g-2) Or 'exultation.' devised (h-10) A play on words. B'Heshbon hashbu .

Verse 4

48:4 ones (i-6) See ch. 14.3.

Verse 6

48:6 shrub (k-9) Or 'a denuded person,' as ch. 17.6.

Verse 7

48:7 Chemosh (l-19) The Moabitish divinity.

Verse 8

48:8 said. (a-29) Or 'for Jehovah hath spoken.'

Verse 17

48:17 staff (b-21) See Ezekiel 19:14 ; as Exodus 4:2 .

Verse 18

48:18 drought, (c-10) Lit. 'in thirst.'

Verse 20

48:20 down. (d-10) Or 'dismayed.'

Verse 28

48:28 mouth. (e-28) See Isaiah 16:6-10 .

Verse 34

48:34 Eglath-shelishijah. (a-21) See Isaiah 15:5 .

Verse 39

48:39 howl, (b-2) Or 'Howl.'

Verse 41

48:41 is (c-2) Or 'The cities are.'

Verse 43

48:43 snare (d-7) As Isaiah 24:17 .

Verse 45

48:45 tumult. (e-44) See Numbers 21:28 ; Numbers 24:17 .

Verse 46

48:46 undone; (f-10) Or 'hath perished.' see Numbers 21:29 ; 'ruined,' Exodus 10:7 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 48". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/jeremiah-48.html. 1857-67.