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Jeremiah 9:18

    Jeremiah 9:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let them quickly make cries of sorrow for us, so that drops may be flowing from our eyes till they are streaming with water.

    Webster's Revision

    and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    World English Bible

    and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 9:18

    Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 9:18

    Take up a wailing for us - i. e., for the nation once God's chosen people, but long spiritually dead.