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Jeremiah 4:28

    Jeremiah 4:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and I have not repented, neither will I turn back from it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The earth will be weeping for this, and the heavens on high will be black: because I have said it, and I will not go back from it; it is my purpose, and it will not be changed.

    Webster's Revision

    For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and I have not repented, neither will I turn back from it.

    World English Bible

    For this the earth will mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and I have not repented, neither will I turn back from it."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and I have not repented, neither will I turn back from it.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 4:28

    For ... - Because of this doom upon Judah.

    I have purposed it - The Septuagint arrangement restores the parallelism:

    For I have spoken, and will not repent,

    I have purposed, and will not turn back from it.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 4:28

    4:28 Mourn - Expressions to set forth the dreadfulness of the judgment; he makes the elements to personate mourners.