Jeremiah 9 :19

Jeremiah 9 :19 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out.

American King James Version (AKJV)

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out.

American Standard Version (ASV)

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we ruined! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For a sound of weeping goes up from Zion, a cry, How has destruction come on us? we are overcome with shame because we have gone away from our land; he has sent us out from our house.

Webster's Revision

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we laid waste! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out.

World English Bible

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we ruined! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.

English Revised Version (ERV)

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.

Definitions for Jeremiah 9 :19

Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 9 :19

Barnes's Commentary on Jeremiah 9 :19

Forsaken - Or, left: forced to abandon the land.

Because our dwellings ... - Rather, "because they have east down our dwellings." The whole verse is a description of their sufferings. See 2 Kings 25:1-12.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 9 :19

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