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Jeremiah 18:7

    Jeremiah 18:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Whenever I say anything about uprooting a nation or a kingdom, and smashing it and sending destruction on it;

    Webster's Revision

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

    World English Bible

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

    Definitions for Jeremiah 18:7

    Instant - Insistent; steadfast; urgent.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 18:7

    At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, etc. - If that nation, against whom, etc. - And at what instant, etc. - If it do evil, etc. - These verses contain what may be called God's decree by which the whole of his conduct towards man is regulated. If he purpose destruction against an offending person, if that person repent and turn to God, he shall live and not die. If he purpose peace and salvation to him that walketh uprightly, if he turn from God to the world and sin, he shall die and not live.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 18:7

    At what instant - literally, "in a moment." Here, "at one time - at another time."