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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 Jehovah overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime;

    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' Notes on Jeremiah 20:16

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

    Wesley's Notes 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.