New American Standard Bible
Do not go out into the field And do not walk on the road, For the enemy has a sword, Terror is on every side.
King James Bible
Go not forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy and fear is on every side.
Darby Bible Translation
Go not forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for there is the sword of the enemy, terror is on every side.
World English Bible
Don't go forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy, [and] terror, are on every side.
Young's Literal Translation
Go not forth to the field, And in the way walk not, For a sword hath the enemy, fear is round about.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For the sword of the enemy - literally, "for to the enemy a sword; i. e., for the enemy is armed," he has a commission from God to execute judgment. See Jeremiah 12:12; Isaiah 10:5, and Psalm 17:13 note.
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Jesus Raises the Widow's Son.
"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were deserted, And travelers went by roundabout ways.
'If I go out to the country, Behold, those slain with the sword! Or if I enter the city, Behold, diseases of famine! For both prophet and priest Have gone roving about in the land that they do not know.'"
On the next day, when Pashhur released Jeremiah from the stocks, Jeremiah said to him, "Pashhur is not the name the LORD has called you, but rather Magor-missabib.
"For thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I am going to make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; and while your eyes look on, they will fall by the sword of their enemies. So I will give over all Judah to the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will carry them away as exiles to Babylon and will slay them with the sword.
For I have heard the whispering of many, "Terror on every side! Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!" All my trusted friends, Watching for my fall, say: "Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him And take our revenge on him."
"For thus says the LORD, 'I have heard a sound of terror, Of dread, and there is no peace.
"Why have I seen it? They are terrified, They are drawing back, And their mighty men are defeated And have taken refuge in flight, Without facing back; Terror is on every side!" Declares the LORD.
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