New Living Translation
Don't go out to the fields! Don't travel on the roads! The enemy's sword is everywhere and terrorizes us at every turn!
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.
Jeremiah 6:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:25 Go not forth - Expressing the great danger that there would be everywhere.
"I will heal their backsliding; I will love them freely: for Mine anger is turned away."--Hosea xiv. 4. There are two kinds of backsliders. Some have never been converted: they have gone through the form of joining a Christian community and claim to be backsliders; but they never have, if I may use the expression, "slid forward." They may talk of backsliding; but they have never really been born again. They need to be treated differently from real back-sliders--those who have been born of the incorruptible …
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It
An Obscured vision
Sin Charged Upon the Surety
An Address to the Regenerate, Founded on the Preceding Discourses.
"In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, and in the days of Jael, people avoided the main roads, and travelers stayed on winding pathways.
If I go out into the fields, I see the bodies of people slaughtered by the enemy. If I walk the city streets, I see people who have died of starvation. The prophets and priests continue with their work, but they don't know what they're doing."
The next day, when Pashhur finally released him, Jeremiah said, "Pashhur, the LORD has changed your name. From now on you are to be called 'The Man Who Lives in Terror.'
For this is what the LORD says: 'I will send terror upon you and all your friends, and you will watch as they are slaughtered by the swords of the enemy. I will hand the people of Judah over to the king of Babylon. He will take them captive to Babylon or run them through with the sword.
I have heard the many rumors about me. They call me "The Man Who Lives in Terror." They threaten, "If you say anything, we will report it." Even my old friends are watching me, waiting for a fatal slip. "He will trap himself," they say, "and then we will get our revenge on him."
This is what the LORD says: "I hear cries of fear; there is terror and no peace.
But what do I see? The Egyptian army flees in terror. The bravest of its fighting men run without a backward glance. They are terrorized at every turn," says the LORD.
Jump to PreviousAttacker Enemy Fear Field Fields Forth Road Roads Round Side Sword Terror Walk Way
Jump to NextAttacker Enemy Fear Field Fields Forth Road Roads Round Side Sword Terror Walk Way
LinksJeremiah 6:25 NIV
Jeremiah 6:25 NLT
Jeremiah 6:25 ESV
Jeremiah 6:25 NASB
Jeremiah 6:25 KJV
Jeremiah 6:25 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 6:25 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 6:25 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 6:25 French Bible
Jeremiah 6:25 German Bible
Jeremiah 6:25 Commentaries