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Jeremiah 14:4

    Jeremiah 14:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Because the ground is beat down, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Because of the ground which is cracked, for that no rain hath been in the land, the plowmen are put to shame, they cover their heads.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Those who do work on the land are in fear, for there has been no rain on the land, and the farmers are shamed, covering their heads.

    Webster's Revision

    Because of the ground which is cracked, for that no rain hath been in the land, the plowmen are put to shame, they cover their heads.

    World English Bible

    Because of the ground which is cracked, because no rain has been in the land, the plowmen are disappointed, they cover their heads.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Because of the ground which is chapt, for that no rain hath been in the land, the plowmen are ashamed, they cover their heads.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 14:4

    The ground is chapt - The cracks in the earth before the descent of the rains are in some places a cubit wide, and deep enough to receive the greater part of a human body.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 14:4

    Is chapt - Rather, is dismayed. "The ground" is used metaphorically for the people who until the ground.

    In the earth - i. e., "in the land."