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Jeremiah 4:26

    Jeremiah 4:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I beheld, and, see, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of Jehovah, and before his fierce anger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Looking, I saw that the fertile field was a waste, and all its towns were broken down before the Lord and before his burning wrath.

    Webster's Revision

    I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of Jehovah, and before his fierce anger.

    World English Bible

    I saw, and behold, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all its cities were broken down at the presence of Yahweh, [and] before his fierce anger.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and before his fierce anger.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 4:26

    The fruitful place - The Carmel Jeremiah 2:7, where the population had been most dense, and the labors of the farmer most richly rewarded, has become the wilderness.

    At the presence - i. e., because of, at the command of Yahweh, and because of His anger.