Jeremiah 9:10

“For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the mountaines will I take vp a weeping and wayling, and for the habitations of the wildernesse a lamentation, because they are burnt vp, so that none can passe through them, neither can men heare the voyce of the cattell, both the foule of the heauens, and the beast are fled, they are gone.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing, And for the pastures of the wilderness a dirge, Because they are laid waste so that no one passes through, And the lowing of the cattle is not heard; Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none passeth through; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the birds of the heavens and the beasts are fled, they are gone.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give yourselves to weeping, crying out in sorrow for the mountains; and for the fields of the waste land send up a song of grief, because they are burned up, so that no one goes through; there is no sound of cattle; the bird of the heavens and the beast are in flight and are gone.
- Basic English Bible

For the mountains will I take up weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness, a lamentation; for they are burnt up, so that none passeth through them; and the voice of the cattle is not heard. Both the fowl of the heavens and the beasts are fled; they are gone.
- Darby Bible

For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast have fled; they are gone.
- Webster's Bible

For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none passes through; neither can men hear the voice of the livestock; both the birds of the sky and the animals are fled, they are gone.
- World English Bible

For the mountains I lift up weeping and wailing, And for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, For they have been burnt up without any passing over, Nor have they heard the voice of cattle, From the fowl of the heavens unto the beast they have fled, they have gone.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(9:9) For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none passeth through. And they hear not the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled, and gone.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 9:10


9:10 Wailing - The prophet having taken up a lamentation for the slaughter of the people, now re - assumes it for the desolation of the whole land. The mountains shall not be able to secure them, nor the valleys to feed them.


Discussion for Jeremiah 9

  • STEPHEN
    THE WORD OF THE LORD IS VERY POWERFULL KEEP IT ALWAYS
  • Althea
    Jeremiah 9:23 says it all! Can not add to it, nor take away from this awesome scripture! Selah!
  • Steve morrow
    JEREMIAH 9:5 AND THEY WILL DECEIVE EVERY ONE HIS NEIGHBOR AND WILL NOT SPEAK THE TRUTH THEY HAVE TAUGHT THEIR TONGUE TO SPEAK LIES AND WEARY THEMSELVES TO COMMIT INIQUITY TITUS 1:16 THEY PROFESS THAT THEY KNOW GOD BUT IN WORKS THEY DENY HIM BEING ABOMINABLE AND DISOBEDIENT AND UNTO EVERY GOOD WORK REPROBATE
  • Zamora allen
    Me and my grandma read and understand this it is really a good chapter (Jermiah9)
  • BSP
    Verse 24 shows that God is delighted when he sees that justice is being exercised. This shows he hates the injustices that are taking place worldwide.
  • Shirley
    my pastor spoke on ch 23 and 24,talking about many really dont know Christ,and who He really is to them

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