Jeremiah 6:17

“Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Also I set watchmen ouer you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet: but they said, We wil not hearken.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And I set watchmen over you, {saying,} 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I set watchmen over you, `saying', Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I put watchmen over you, saying, Give attention to the sound of the horn; but they said, We will not give attention.
- Basic English Bible

Also I have set watchmen over you: -- Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.
- Darby Bible

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.
- Webster's Bible

I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen!'
- World English Bible

And I have raised up for you watchmen, Attend ye to the voice of the trumpet. And they say, `We do not attend.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I set watchmen over you: 'Attend to the sound of the horn', but they said: 'We will not attend.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 6:17


6:17 Trumpet - The voice of his prophet, intimating his loud crying upon the account of eminent danger.


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