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Selected Verse: Jeremiah 50:35 - Strong Concordance

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Jer 50:35 Strong Concordance A sword [02719] is upon the Chaldeans [03778], saith [05002] the LORD [03068], and upon the inhabitants [03427] of Babylon [0894], and upon her princes [08269], and upon her wise [02450] men.
  King James A sword is upon the Chaldeans, saith the LORD, and upon the inhabitants of Babylon, and upon her princes, and upon her wise men.

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
The repetition of "A sword" in the beginning of each verse, by the figure anaphora, heightens the effect; the reiterated judgment is universal; the same sad stroke of the sword is upon each and all connected with guilty Babylon.

wise men-- (Isa 47:13). Babylon boasted that it was the peculiar seat of wisdom and wise men, especially in astronomy and astrology.
13 Thou art wearied [03811] in the multitude [07230] of thy counsels [06098]. Let now the astrologers [01895] [08064], the stargazers [02374] [03556], the monthly [02320] prognosticators [03045], stand up [05975], and save [03467] thee from these things that shall come [0935] upon thee.
4 Children [03206] in whom was no blemish [03971] [03971], but well [02896] favoured [04758], and skilful [07919] in all wisdom [02451], and cunning [03045] in knowledge [01847], and understanding [0995] science [04093], and such as had ability [03581] in them to stand [05975] in the king's [04428] palace [01964], and whom they might teach [03925] the learning [05612] and the tongue [03956] of the Chaldeans [03778].