Jeremiah 15:12
Good News Translation
No one can break iron, especially the iron from the north that is mixed with bronze.)

New Revised Standard Version
Can iron and bronze break iron from the north?

Contemporary English Version
People of Judah, just as you can't break iron mixed with bronze, you can't defeat the enemies that will attack from the north.

New American Bible
Can one break iron, iron from the north, and bronze?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall iron be allied with the iron from the north, and the brass?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shall iron be allied with the iron from the north, and the brass?

Shall iron.

Jeremiah 1:18,19 For behold I have made thee this day a fortified city, and a pillar of iron, and a wall of brass, over all the land, to the kings of Juda, to the princes thereof, and to the priests, and to the people of the land. . . .

Jeremiah 21:4,5 Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel: Behold I will turn back the weapons of war that are in your hands, and with which you fight against the king of Babylon, and the Chaldeans, that besiege you round about the walls: and I will gather them together in the midst of this city. . . .

Job 40:9 And hast thou an arm like God, and canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Isaiah 45:9 Woe to him that gainsayeth his maker, a sherd of the earthen pots: shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it: What art thou making, and thy work is without hands?

Habakkuk 1:5-10 Behold ye among the nations, and see: wonder, and be astonished: for a work is done in your days, which no man will believe when it shall be told. . . .

Jeremiah's Woe
11The Lord saith to me: Assuredly it shall be well with thy remnant, assuredly I shall help thee in the time of affliction, and in the time of tribulation against the enemy. 12Shall iron be allied with the iron from the north, and the brass?13Thy riches and thy treasures I will give unto spoil for nothing, because of all thy sins, even in all thy borders.…
Cross References
Numbers 34:7
But toward the north side the borders shall begin from the great sea, reaching to the most high mountain,

Jeremiah 28:14
For thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, to serve Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon, and they shall serve him: moreover also I have given him the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 15:11
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