Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Can anyone smash iron,
Iron from the north, or bronze?

King James Version

Shall iron break the northern iron and the steel?

Holman Bible

Can anyone smash iron,
iron from the north, or bronze?

International Standard Version

"Can anyone break iron iron from the north or bronze?

A Conservative Version

Can a man break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

American Standard Version

Can one break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

Amplified


“Can anyone crush iron,
The iron from the north, or bronze?

Bible in Basic English

Is it possible for iron to be broken; even iron from the north, and brass?

Darby Translation

Will iron break? iron from the north? and bronze?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall iron break the iron of the north, and brass?

King James 2000

Can anyone break iron, the northern iron and the bronze?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can anyone break iron, iron from the north, or bronze?

Modern King James verseion

Can one break iron, iron or bronze from the north?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Doth one iron hurt another, or one metal that cometh from the North, another?

NET Bible

Can you people who are like iron and bronze break that iron fist from the north?

New Heart English Bible

Can one break iron, even iron from the north, and bronze?

The Emphasized Bible

Shall iron crush the iron from the North and the bronze?

Webster

Shall iron break the northern iron and the steel?

World English Bible

Can one break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth one break iron -- northern iron, and brass?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

the northern
צפן צפון 
Tsaphown 
Usage: 153

בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Lament And Yahweh's Response

11 The Lord said, “Surely I will set you free for purposes of good;
Surely I will cause the enemy to make supplication to you
In a time of disaster and a time of distress.
12 “Can anyone smash iron,
Iron from the north, or bronze?
13 “Your wealth and your treasures
I will give for booty without cost,
Even for all your sins
And within all your borders.


Cross References

Jeremiah 1:18-19

Now behold, I have made you today as a fortified city and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze against the whole land, to the kings of Judah, to its princes, to its priests and to the people of the land.

Habakkuk 1:5-10

Look among the nations! Observe!
Be astonished! Wonder!
Because I am doing something in your days—
You would not believe if you were told.

Job 40:9

“Or do you have an arm like God,
And can you thunder with a voice like His?

Isaiah 45:9

“Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker—
An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth!
Will the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you doing?’
Or the thing you are making say, ‘He has no hands’?

Jeremiah 21:4-5

‘Thus says the Lord God of Israel, “Behold, I am about to turn back the weapons of war which are in your hands, with which you are warring against the king of Babylon and the Chaldeans who are besieging you outside the wall; and I will gather them into the center of this city.

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “I have put a yoke of iron on the neck of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they will serve him. And I have also given him the beasts of the field.”’”

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