Jeremiah 6 :17

Jeremiah 6 :17 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Listen to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not listen.

King James Version (KJV)

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Listen to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not listen.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And I set watchmen over you,'saying , Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And I put watchmen over you, saying, Give attention to the sound of the horn; but they said, We will not give attention.

Webster's Revision

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

World English Bible

I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen!'

English Revised Version (ERV)

And I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

Definitions for Jeremiah 6 :17

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :17

I set watchmen - I have sent prophets to warn you.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :17

Watchmen - The prophets Isaiah 52:8.

The second of the trumpet - This was the signal for flight Jeremiah 6:1; Amos 3:6. Similarly the prophet's warning was to move men to escape from God's judgments.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :17

6:17 Trumpet - The voice of his prophet, intimating his loud crying upon the account of eminent danger.
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