New Living Translation
Raise a signal flag as a warning for Jerusalem: 'Flee now! Do not delay!' For I am bringing terrible destruction upon you from the north."
King James Bible
Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.
Darby Bible Translation
Set up a banner toward Zion; take to flight, stay not! For I am bringing evil from the north, and a great destruction.
World English Bible
Set up a standard toward Zion. Flee for safety! Don't wait; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction."
Young's Literal Translation
Lift up an ensign Zionward, Strengthen yourselves, stand not still, For evil I am bringing in from the north, And a great destruction.
Jeremiah 4:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:6 Retire - Make haste away.
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Go out through the gates! Prepare the highway for my people to return! Smooth out the road; pull out the boulders; raise a flag for all the nations to see.
"Yes," the LORD said, "for terror from the north will boil out on the people of this land.
Listen! I am calling the armies of the kingdoms of the north to come to Jerusalem. I, the LORD, have spoken! "They will set their thrones at the gates of the city. They will attack its walls and all the other towns of Judah.
How long must I see the battle flags and hear the trumpets of war?
"Run for your lives, you people of Benjamin! Get out of Jerusalem! Sound the alarm in Tekoa! Send up a signal at Beth-hakkerem! A powerful army is coming from the north, coming with disaster and destruction.
This is what the LORD says: "Look! A great army coming from the north! A great nation is rising against you from far-off lands.
"Therefore, Jeremiah, go and warn all Judah and Jerusalem. Say to them, 'This is what the LORD says: I am planning disaster for you instead of good. So turn from your evil ways, each of you, and do what is right.'"
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