Jeremiah 4:21

“How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 4:21

How long shal I see the standard and heare the sound of the Trumpet?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How long must I see the standard And hear the sound of the trumpet?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How long will I go on seeing the flag and hearing the sound of the war-horn?
- Basic English Bible

How long shall I see the standard, [and] hear the sound of the trumpet?
- Darby Bible

How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?
- Webster's Bible

How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?
- World English Bible

Till when do I see an ensign? Do I hear the voice of a trumpet?
- Youngs Literal Bible

How long shall I see the standard, shall I hear the sound of the horn?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 4:21

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 4:21


4:19 My bowels - Here begins the complaint of the prophet. My heart - Is disturbed within me. Because - I have heard in the spirit of prophecy; it is as certain, as if I now heard the trumpet sounding.

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.

4:23 I beheld - I Jeremiah saw this in a vision. It - The land was squalid, and ruined, like the first chaos, for which reason possibly he calls Judah the earth, in allusion to #Gen 1:2|. The heavens - He seems to proceed in his metaphor of the chaos. Every thing above and below seemed to be wrapped up in dismal blackness.


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