Jeremiah 4:20

“Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 4:20

Destruction vpon destruction is cried, for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtaines in a moment.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Disaster on disaster is proclaimed, For the whole land is devastated; Suddenly my tents are devastated, My curtains in an instant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is laid waste: suddenly are my tents destroyed, `and' my curtains in a moment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

News is given of destruction on destruction; all the land is made waste: suddenly my tents, straight away my curtains, are made waste.
- Basic English Bible

Destruction upon destruction is proclaimed; for the whole land is wasted: suddenly are my tents laid waste, my curtains, in a moment.
- Darby Bible

Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is laid waste; suddenly are my tents ruined, and my curtains in a moment.
- Webster's Bible

Destruction on destruction is cried; for the whole land is laid waste: suddenly are my tents destroyed, [and] my curtains in a moment.
- World English Bible

Destruction on destruction is proclaimed, For spoiled hath been all the land, Suddenly spoiled have been my tents, In a moment -- my curtains.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Destruction followeth upon destruction, for the whole land is spoiled; suddenly are my tents spoiled, my curtains in a moment.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 4:20

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 4:20


4:20 Destruction - Good Josiah slain, and four of his successors carried away, or slain. My tents - The enemy makes no more of overthrowing my stately cities, than if he were overturning tents made of curtains.


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