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Jeremiah 49:16

16  The horror you inspire has deceived you,

and the pride of your heart,

you who live in the clefts of the rock,3

who hold the height of the hill.

Though you gmake your nest as high as the eagle’s,

I will bring you down from there,

declares the Lord.

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Jeremiah 49:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 The terror you inspire

and the pride of your heart have deceived you,

you who live in the clefts of the rocks,

who occupy the heights of the hill.

Though you build your nest as high as the eagle’s,

from there I will bring you down,”

declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart,

O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock,

That holdest the height of the hill:

Though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle,

I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 You have been deceived

by the fear you inspire in others

and by your own pride.

You live in a rock fortress

and control the mountain heights.

But even if you make your nest among the peaks with the eagles,

I will bring you crashing down,”

says the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Your fierceness has deceived you,

The pride of your heart,

O you who dwell in the clefts of the rock,

Who hold the height of the hill!

Though you make your nest as high as the eagle,

I will bring you down from there,” says the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 Edom, you frightened other nations,

but your pride has fooled you.

You live in the hollow places of the cliff

and control the high places of the hills.

Even if you build your home as high as an eagle’s nest,

I will bring you down from there,” says the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 As for thy terribleness, the pride of thy heart hath deceived thee, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 49:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Thy terribleness, the pride of thy heart, hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill. Though thou shouldest make thy nest high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 49:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 You have frightened other people. 

Your arrogance has deceived you. 

You live on rocky cliffs 

and occupy the highest places in the hills. 

Even though you build your nest as high as an eagle, 

I will bring you down from there,” declares the Lord

Jeremiah 49:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 As to the terror you cause,

your presumptuous heart has deceived you.

You who live in the clefts of the rock,

you who occupy the mountain summit,

though you elevate your nest like the eagle,

even from there I will bring you down.

This is the Lord’s declaration.

Jeremiah 49:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 The terror you inspire

and the pride of your heart have deceived you,

you who live in the clefts of the rock,

who hold the height of the hill.

Although you make your nest as high as the eagle’s,

from there I will bring you down,

says the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 Your terror has deceived you,

the pride of your heart,

O you who dwell in the clefts of the rock,

you who seize the height of the hill.

Though you make your nest high like the eagle,

from there I will bring you down,” declares Yahweh.

Jeremiah 49:16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 You live in the safety of the rocks.

You live on top of the hills.

But the terror you stir up has now turned against you.

Your proud heart has tricked you.

You build your nest as high as an eagle does.

But I will bring you down from there,”

announces the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 “As for the terror of you,

The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,

O you who live in the clefts of the rock,

Who occupy the height of the hill.

Though you make your nest as high as an eagle’s,

I will bring you down from there,” declares the Lord.