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 will not repent, 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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 4 :28

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 4 :28

Barnes's Commentary 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 Commentary on Jeremiah 4 :28

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