Jeremiah 23:19
New International Version
See, the storm of the LORD will burst out in wrath, a whirlwind swirling down on the heads of the wicked.

New Living Translation
Look! The LORD's anger bursts out like a storm, a whirlwind that swirls down on the heads of the wicked.

English Standard Version
Behold, the storm of the LORD! Wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest; it will burst upon the head of the wicked.

Berean Study Bible
Behold, the storm of the LORD has gone out in fury, a whirlwind swirling down upon the heads of the wicked.

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, the storm of the LORD has gone forth in wrath, Even a whirling tempest; It will swirl down on the head of the wicked.

King James Bible
Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.

Christian Standard Bible
Look, a storm from the LORD! Wrath has gone out, a whirling storm. It will whirl about the heads of the wicked.

Contemporary English Version
They are evil! So in my anger I will strike them like a violent storm.

Good News Translation
His anger is a storm, a furious wind that will rage over the heads of the wicked,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look, a storm from the LORD! Wrath has gone out, a whirling storm. It will whirl about the heads of the wicked.

International Standard Version
Look, the storm of the LORD's wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest, and it will swirl down around the head of the wicked.

NET Bible
But just watch! The wrath of the LORD will come like a storm! Like a raging storm it will rage down on the heads of those who are wicked.

New Heart English Bible
Look, the storm of the LORD, his wrath, has gone forth. Yes, a whirling storm. It shall burst on the head of the wicked.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The storm of the LORD will come with his anger. Like a windstorm, it will swirl down on the heads of the wicked.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, a storm of the LORD is gone forth in fury, Yea, a whirling storm; It shall whirl upon the head of the wicked.

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, the storm of the LORD has gone forth in wrath, Even a whirling tempest; It will swirl down on the head of the wicked.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold, that the whirlwind of the LORD shall go forth with fury, and the whirlwind which is ready shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD has gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.

American King James Version
Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously on the head of the wicked.

American Standard Version
Behold, the tempest of Jehovah, even his wrath, is gone forth, yea, a whirling tempest: it shall burst upon the head of the wicked.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, there is an earthquake from the Lord, and anger proceeds to a convulsion, it shall come violently upon the ungodly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the whirlwind of the Lord's indignation shall come forth, and a tempest shall break out and come upon the head of the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, a tempest of Jehovah, fury is gone forth, yea, a whirling storm: it shall whirl down upon the head of the wicked.

English Revised Version
Behold, the tempest of the LORD, even his fury, is gone forth, yea, a whirling tempest: it shall burst upon the head of the wicked.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.

World English Bible
Behold, the storm of Yahweh, [even his] wrath, is gone forth, yes, a whirling storm: it shall burst on the head of the wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, a whirlwind of Jehovah -- Fury hath gone out, even a piercing whirlwind, On the head of the wicked it stayeth.
Study Bible
Lying Prophets
18But which of them has stood in the council of the LORD to see and hear His word? Who has given heed to His word and obeyed it? 19Behold, the storm of the LORD has gone out in fury, a whirlwind swirling down upon the heads of the wicked. 20The anger of the LORD will not diminish until He has fully accomplished the purposes of His heart. In the days to come you will understand it clearly.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 25:32
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Behold! Disaster is spreading from nation to nation; a mighty storm is rising from the ends of the earth."

Jeremiah 30:23
Behold, the tempest of the LORD--wrath has gone forth--a churning storm! It will swirl about the heads of the wicked.

Jeremiah 51:1
This is what the LORD says: "Behold, I will stir up against Babylon and against the people of Leb-kamai the spirit of a destroyer.

Ezekiel 1:4
I looked and saw a whirlwind coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing back and forth and brilliant light all around it. In the center of the fire was a glow like amber,

Amos 1:14
So I will kindle a fire in the walls of Rabbah to consume its citadels amid war cries on the day of battle and a violent wind on the day of tempest.

Zechariah 7:14
But I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the nations that they had not known, and the land was left desolate behind them, so that no one could come or go. Thus they turned a pleasant land into a desolation."

Treasury of Scripture

Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously on the head of the wicked.

Jeremiah 4:11
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse,

Jeremiah 25:32
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation, and a great whirlwind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 30:23
Behold, the whirlwind of the LORD goeth forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind: it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked.







Lexicon
Behold,
הִנֵּ֣ה ׀ (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

the storm
סַעֲרַ֣ת (sa·‘ă·raṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5591: A hurricane

of the LORD
יְהוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has gone out
יָֽצְאָ֔ה (yā·ṣə·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

in fury,
חֵמָה֙ (ḥê·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2534: Heat, anger, poison

a whirlwind
מִתְחוֹלֵ֑ל (miṯ·ḥō·w·lêl)
Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2342: To twist, whirl, to dance, to writhe in pain, fear, to wait, to pervert

swirling down
יָחֽוּל׃ (yā·ḥūl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2342: To twist, whirl, to dance, to writhe in pain, fear, to wait, to pervert

upon
עַ֛ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the heads
רֹ֥אשׁ (rōš)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head

of the wicked.
רְשָׁעִ֖ים (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7563: Wrong, an, bad person
(19) Behold, a whirlwind . . .--Better, Behold, the storm of Jehovah, wrath is gone forth, a whirling storm, upon the heads of the wicked shall it whirl down. The word translated "whirlwind" is properly more generic in its meaning ("tempest" in Isaiah 29:6). and gets its specific force here from the associated word rendered in the Authorised Version "grievous," but rightly, as above, whirling.

Verses 19, 20. - These two verses seem to be connected with ver. 17. The false prophets say, "Ye shall have peace." How different the message of the true! (A duplicate of these verses occurs in Jeremiah 30:23, 24.) Verse 19. - A whirlwind of the Lord, etc.; rather, A storm of the Lord, even fury, is gone forth, and a whirling storm - upon the head of the wicked shall it whirl. The hurricane has already broken out; it will soon reach Jerusalem. This seems to be the force of Jeremiah's expressive figure. 23:9-22 The false prophets of Samaria had deluded the Israelites into idolatries; yet the Lord considered the false prophets of Jerusalem as guilty of more horrible wickedness, by which the people were made bold in sin. These false teachers would be compelled to suffer the most bitter part of the Lord's indignation. They made themselves believe that there was no harm in sin, and practised accordingly; then they made others believe so. Those who are resolved to go on in evil ways, will justly be given up to believe strong delusions. But which of them had received any revelation of God, or understood any thing of his word? There was a time coming when they would reflect on their folly and unbelief with remorse. The teaching and example of the true prophets led men to repentance, faith, and righteousness. The false prophets led men to rest in forms and notions, and to be quiet in their sins. Let us take heed that we do not follow unrighteousness.
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