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Jeremiah 6:17

    Jeremiah 6:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    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.

    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

    And 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.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 6:17

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

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes on Jeremiah 6:17

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