Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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?

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, "Jerusalem, I will surely send you away for your own good. I will surely bring the enemy upon you in a time of trouble and distress. 12 Can you people who are like iron and bronze break that iron fist from the north? 13 I will give away your wealth and your treasures as plunder. I will give it away free of charge for the sins you have committed throughout your land.


Cross References

Jeremiah 1:18-19

I, the Lord, hereby promise to make you as strong as a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall. You will be able to stand up against all who live in the land, including the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests and all the people of the land.

Habakkuk 1:5-10

"Look at the nations and pay attention! You will be shocked and amazed! For I will do something in your lifetime that you will not believe even though you are forewarned.

Job 40:9

Do you have an arm as powerful as God's, and can you thunder with a voice like his?

Isaiah 45:9

One who argues with his creator is in grave danger, one who is like a mere shard among the other shards on the ground! The clay should not say to the potter, "What in the world are you doing? Your work lacks skill!"

Jeremiah 21:4-5

that the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'The forces at your disposal are now outside the walls fighting against King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and the Babylonians who have you under siege. I will gather those forces back inside the city.

Jeremiah 28:14

For the Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, "I have put an irresistible yoke of servitude on all these nations so they will serve King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. And they will indeed serve him. I have even given him control over the wild animals."'"

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