New American Standard Bible
At the sound of the horseman and bowman every city flees; They go into the thickets and climb among the rocks; Every city is forsaken, And no man dwells in them.
King James Bible
The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen; they shall go into thickets, and climb up upon the rocks: every city shall be forsaken, and not a man dwell therein.
Darby Bible Translation
At the noise of the horsemen and bowmen, every city fleeth; they go into the thickets, and climb up upon the rocks: every city is forsaken and no man dwelleth therein.
World English Bible
Every city flees for the noise of the horsemen and archers; they go into the thickets, and climb up on the rocks: every city is forsaken, and not a man dwells therein.
Young's Literal Translation
From the voice of the horseman, And of him shooting with the bow, all the city is fleeing, They have come into thickets, And on cliffs they have gone up, All the city is forsaken, And there is no one dwelling in them.
Jeremiah 4:29 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The whole city ... - Rather, Every city is fleeing. All the inhabitants of the tokens flee to Jerusalem for protection, or seek refuge in the woods and rocks.
The horsemen and bowmen - The cavalry Jeremiah 4:13 and bowmen formed the chief strength of the Assyrian armies.
They shall go - They have gone.
Text.--The effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.--James v. 16. THE last lecture referred principally to the confession of sin. To-night my remarks will be chiefly confined to the subject of intercession, or prayer. There are two kinds of means requisite to promote a revival; one to influence men, the other to influence God. The truth is employed to influence men, and prayer to move God. When I speak of moving God, I do not mean that God's mind is changed by prayer, or that his …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
Jesus Attends the First Passover of his Ministry.
2 Kings 25:4
Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls beside the king's garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.
Men will go into caves of the rocks And into holes of the ground Before the terror of the LORD And the splendor of His majesty, When He arises to make the earth tremble.
"The LORD has removed men far away, And the forsaken places are many in the midst of the land.
"A lion has gone up from his thicket, And a destroyer of nations has set out; He has gone out from his place To make your land a waste. Your cities will be ruins Without inhabitant.
"They seize bow and spear; They are cruel and have no mercy; Their voice roars like the sea, And they ride on horses, Arrayed as a man for the battle Against you, O daughter of Zion!"
"Behold, I am going to send for many fishermen," declares the LORD, "and they will fish for them; and afterwards I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain and every hill and from the clefts of the rocks.
Jump to PreviousArcher Archers Bow Bowman Bowmen City Cliffs Climb Cover Deserted Dwell Dwelleth Dwells Enter Flee Fleeing Flees Fleeth Flight Forsaken Horseman Horsemen Noise Rocks Shooting Sound Therein Thickets Towns Whole Woodland
Jump to NextArcher Archers Bow Bowman Bowmen City Cliffs Climb Cover Deserted Dwell Dwelleth Dwells Enter Flee Fleeing Flees Fleeth Flight Forsaken Horseman Horsemen Noise Rocks Shooting Sound Therein Thickets Towns Whole Woodland
LinksJeremiah 4:29 NIV
Jeremiah 4:29 NLT
Jeremiah 4:29 ESV
Jeremiah 4:29 NASB
Jeremiah 4:29 KJV
Jeremiah 4:29 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 4:29 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 4:29 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 4:29 French Bible
Jeremiah 4:29 German Bible
Jeremiah 4:29 Commentaries