Jeremiah 20 :16

Jeremiah 20 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear the cry in the morning, and the shouting at noontide;

American King James Version (AKJV)

And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear the cry in the morning, and the shouting at noontide;

American Standard Version (ASV)

And let that man be as the cities which Jehovah overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

May that man be like the towns overturned by the Lord without mercy: let a cry for help come to his ears in the morning, and the sound of war in the middle of the day;

Webster's Revision

And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear the cry in the morning, and the shouting at noon;

World English Bible

Let that man be as the cities which Yahweh overthrew, and didn't repent: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime;

English Revised Version (ERV)

And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontide;

Definitions for Jeremiah 20 :16

Let - To hinder or obstruct.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :16

And let him hear the cry - Let him be in continual alarms.

Barnes's Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :16

The cry - is the sound of the lamentation Jer 20:8; "the shouting" is the alarm of war.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :16

20:16 The cities - Sodom and Gomorrah; by the cry in the morning and shouting at noon, he means the shouts and noises that enemies make when they break in upon a place.
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