Jeremiah 4 :6

Jeremiah 4 :6 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Put up a flag for a sign to Zion: go in flight so that you may be safe, waiting no longer: for I will send evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Webster's Revision

Set up the standard towards Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

World English Bible

Set up a standard toward Zion. Flee for safety! Don't wait; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction."

English Revised Version (ERV)

Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Definitions for Jeremiah 4 :6

Standard - Flag; banner.
Stay - Support; something one relies upon.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 4 :6

I will bring evil from the north - From the land of Chaldea.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 4 :6

The standard - A flag or signal, to which the people were to rally.Retire, stay not - Rather, gather your goods together: linger not; "for I" (emphatic, Yahweh) am bringing at this very time etc.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 4 :6

4:6 Retire - Make haste away.
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