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the Lord. Hebrew. Jehovah . App-14
a linen girdle. Soft girdles, made of silk or linen, still worn by upper classes. Compare Ezekiel 16:10 . Some embroidered (Daniel 10:5 .Revelation 1:13 ; Revelation 15:6 ).
not in water. So that the cause of its marring be not mistaken.
got = bought.
Jeremiah's Eighth Prophecy (see book comments for Jeremiah).
Euphrates. On the road to Babylon, this river would be first met with at Carchemish, then held by the Egyptians (Jeremiah 46:2 ).
as = according as.
it was. Some codices, with one early printed edition, read "and it was".
Jeremiah's Ninth Prophecy (see book comments for Jeremiah).
mar the pride, &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 26:19 ). App-92 .
imagination = stubbornness.
house of Israel. See note on Jeremiah 2:4 .
house of Judah. See note on Jeremiah 3:18 .
saith the LORD = [is] Jehovah's oracle.
that they might be unto Me for a people. Reference to Pentateuch (Exodus 19:5 ). App-92 .
the LORD God of Israel. See note on Jeremiah 11:3 .
bottle = an earthenware jar: not leathern or skin bottles.
wine. Hebrew. yayin. App-27 .
ye. Now addressing all.
hath spoken. Jehovah's words, not Jeremiah's.
darkness. Hebrew. nephesh. A Homonym, with two meanings (darkness and daylight). See note on 1 Samuel 30:17 .
my soul = Me (emphatic). Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 . Figure of speech Anthropopatheia.
weep . . . weep sore . . . rundown. Figure of speech Anabasis. App-6 .
run down, &c. Compare Matthew 26:38 . Luke 19:41 . See App-85 .
the king and to the queen. This was Jehoiachin, and the queen-mother. See 2 Kings 24:12 , 2 Kings 24:15 . Jehoiachin was only eighteen, so that the queen-dowager would hold a position of some influence (490, or 489 B.C.)
principalities = head-gear.
cities. So in Codex "Mugah"; but Codex "Hallel" (both quoted in the Massorah) reads "eyes".
the south = the Negeb. See note on Psalms 126:4 . Compare Genesis 12:9 ; Genesis 13:3 .
the north. See notes on Jeremiah 1:13 ; Jeremiah 3:12 ; Jeremiah 6:1 , &c.
iniquity. Hebrew. 'avah. App-44 .
Can . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis and Paroemia. .
accustomed = schooled, or trained.
stubble = (Hebrew. kash), not crushed straw (Hebrew. teben).
wind. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
trusted = confided. Hebrew. batah. App-69 .
when shall it once be? = how long ere it yet be?
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Jeremiah 13". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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