Jeremiah 4:6

“Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Set vp the standards toward Zion: retyre, stay not; for I will bring euil from the North, and a great destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Lift up a standard toward Zion! Seek refuge, do not stand {still,} For I am bringing evil from the north, And great destruction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put up a flag for a sign to Zion: go in flight so that you may be safe, waiting no longer: for I will send evil from the north, and a great destruction.
- Basic English Bible

Set up a banner toward Zion; take to flight, stay not! For I am bringing evil from the north, and a great destruction.
- Darby Bible

Set up the standard towards Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.
- Webster's Bible

Set up a standard toward Zion. Flee for safety! Don't wait; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction."
- World English Bible

Lift up an ensign Zionward, Strengthen yourselves, stand not still, For evil I am bringing in from the north, And a great destruction.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Set up a standard toward Zion; put yourselves under covert, stay not; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 4:6


4:6 Retire - Make haste away.


Discussion for Jeremiah 4:6

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