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Jeremiah 6:3

    Jeremiah 6:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The shepherds with their flocks shall come to her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Keepers of sheep with their flocks will come to her; they will put up their tents round her; everyone will get food in his place.

    Webster's Revision

    Shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

    World English Bible

    Shepherds with their flocks shall come to her; they shall pitch their tents against her all around; they shall feed everyone in his place."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 6:3

    Pitch - A thick, dark, sticky substance.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 6:3

    The shepherds with their flocks - The chiefs and their battalions. The invading army is about to spoil and waste all the fertile fields round about the city, while engaged in the siege.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 6:3

    To it shall come "shepherds with their flocks:"

    They have pitched upon it "their tents round about:"

    They have pastured each his hand, "i. e., side."

    The pasture is so abundant that each feeds his flock, i. e., plunders Jerusalem, at the side of his own tent.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 6:3

    6:3 The shepherds - The Chaldean princes, with their armies, as so many flocks, shall come into this pleasant land. In his place - Each one in his quarter or station.