Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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?

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 Jehovah said, Did I not direct thee for good? Did not I intercede for thee in a time of evil, And in a time of adversity, with the enemy? 12 Doth one break iron -- northern iron, and brass? 13 Thy strength and thy treasures For a prey I do give -- not for price, Even for all thy sins, and in all thy borders.


Cross References

Jeremiah 1:18-19

And I, lo, I have given thee this day for a fenced city, and for an iron pillar, and for brazen walls over all the land, to the kings of Judah, to its heads, to its priests, and to the people of the land;

Habakkuk 1:5-10

Look ye on nations, and behold and marvel greatly. For a work He is working in your days, Ye do not believe though it is declared.

Job 40:9

And an arm like God hast thou? And with a voice like Him dost thou thunder?

Isaiah 45:9

Woe to him who is striving with his Former, (A potsherd with potsherds of the ground!) Doth clay say to its Framer, 'What dost thou?' And thy work, 'He hath no hands?'

Jeremiah 21:4-5

Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel: Lo, I am turning round the weapons of battle That are in your hand, With which ye do fight the king of Babylon, And the Chaldeans, who are laying siege against you, At the outside of the wall, And I have gathered them into the midst of this city,

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, A yoke of iron I have put on the neck of all these nations to serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they have served him, and also the beast of the field I have given to him.'

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