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Jeremiah 21:14

    Jeremiah 21:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, said the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith Jehovah; and I will kindle a fire in her forest, and it shall devour all that is round about her.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I will send punishment on you in keeping with the fruit of your doings, says the Lord: and I will put a fire in her woodlands, burning up everything round about her.

    Webster's Revision

    And I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith Jehovah; and I will kindle a fire in her forest, and it shall devour all that is round about her.

    World English Bible

    I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, says Yahweh; and I will kindle a fire in her forest, and it shall devour all that is around her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in her forest, and it shall devour all that is round about her.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 21:14

    I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof - I will send destruction into its center, that shall spread to every part of the circumference, and so consume the whole.

    The beginning of the thirty-fourth chapter should follow here. See the arrangement on Jeremiah 34:1 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 21:14

    The forest - This suggested to the Jew the idea of everything grand and stately.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 21:14

    21:14 The forest - By the forest he either means the forest of Lebanon or their houses, made of wood cut out of that forest. And it - And this fire shall not end in the destruction of this city, but in the total destruction of all the country round Jerusalem.