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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 a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, 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' Notes 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 Notes on Jeremiah 4:6

    4:6 Retire - Make haste away.