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Jeremiah 8:20

    Jeremiah 8:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The grain-cutting is past, the summer is ended, and no salvation has come to us.

    Webster's Revision

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    World English Bible

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 8:20

    The harvest is past - The siege of Jerusalem lasted two years; for Nebuchadnezzar came against it in the ninth year of Zedekiah, and the city was taken in the eleventh; see 2 Kings 25:1-3. This seems to have been a proverb: "We expected deliverance the first year - none came. We hoped for it the second year - we are disappointed; we are not saved - no deliverance is come."

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 8:20

    The summer - Rather, the fruit-gathering, which follows the grain-harvest. The grain has failed; the fruit-gathering has also proved unproductive; so despair seized the people when they saw opportunities for their deliverance again and again pass by, until God seemed utterly to have forgotten them.