Jeremiah 4:6
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English Standard Version
Raise a standard toward Zion, flee for safety, stay not, for I bring disaster from the north, and great destruction.

King James Bible
Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

American Standard Version
Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Set up the standard in Sion. Strengthen yourselves, stay not: for I bring evil from the north, and great destruction.

English Revised Version
Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Webster's Bible Translation
Set up the standard towards Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The people does not repudiate this shame and disgrace, but is willing to endure it patiently, since by its sin it has fully deserved it. נשׁכּבה, not: we lie, but: we will lay us down in our shame, as a man in pain and grief throws himself on the ground, or on his couch (cf. 2 Samuel 12:16; 2 Samuel 13:31; 1 Kings 21:4), in order wholly to give way to the feelings that crush him down. And let our disgrace cover us, i.e., enwrap us as a mourning robe or cloak; cf. Psalm 35:26; Psalm 109:29; Micah 7:10, Obadiah 1:10.

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the standard

Jeremiah 4:21 How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?

Jeremiah 50:2 Declare you among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken...

Jeremiah 51:12,27 Set up the standard on the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes...

Isaiah 62:10 Go through, go through the gates; prepare you the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones...

retire. or, strengthen. for I will

Jeremiah 1:13-15 And the word of the LORD came to me the second time, saying, What see you? And I said, I see a seething pot...

Jeremiah 6:1,22 O you children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the middle of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa...

Jeremiah 21:7 And afterward, said the LORD, I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, and his servants, and the people...

Jeremiah 25:9 Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, said the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant...

and a great

Jeremiah 50:22 A sound of battle is in the land, and of great destruction.

Jeremiah 51:54 A sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

destruction. Heb. breaking

Zephaniah 1:10 And it shall come to pass in that day, said the LORD, that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate...

Cross References
Isaiah 62:10
Go through, go through the gates; prepare the way for the people; build up, build up the highway; clear it of stones; lift up a signal over the peoples.

Jeremiah 1:14
Then the LORD said to me, "Out of the north disaster shall be let loose upon all the inhabitants of the land.

Jeremiah 1:15
For behold, I am calling all the tribes of the kingdoms of the north, declares the LORD, and they shall come, and every one shall set his throne at the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem, against all its walls all around and against all the cities of Judah.

Jeremiah 4:21
How long must I see the standard and hear the sound of the trumpet?

Jeremiah 6:1
Flee for safety, O people of Benjamin, from the midst of Jerusalem! Blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and raise a signal on Beth-haccherem, for disaster looms out of the north, and great destruction.

Jeremiah 6:22
Thus says the LORD: "Behold, a people is coming from the north country, a great nation is stirring from the farthest parts of the earth.

Jeremiah 18:11
Now, therefore, say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: 'Thus says the LORD, Behold, I am shaping disaster against you and devising a plan against you. Return, every one from his evil way, and amend your ways and your deeds.'

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