Jeremiah 4:24
New International Version
I looked at the mountains, and they were quaking; all the hills were swaying.

New Living Translation
I looked at the mountains and hills, and they trembled and shook.

English Standard Version
I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, and all the hills moved to and fro.

Berean Study Bible
I looked at the mountains, and behold, they were quaking; all the hills were swaying.

King James Bible
I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.

New King James Version
I beheld the mountains, and indeed they trembled, And all the hills moved back and forth.

New American Standard Bible
I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, And all the hills jolted back and forth.

NASB 1995
I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, And all the hills moved to and fro.

NASB 1977
I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, And all the hills moved to and fro.

Amplified Bible
I looked at the mountains, and behold, they were trembling, And all the hills moved back and forth.

Christian Standard Bible
I looked at the mountains, and they were quaking; all the hills shook.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I looked at the mountains, and they were quaking; all the hills shook.

American Standard Version
I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved to and fro.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have seen the mountains, and behold, they are shaken, and all the hills have departed

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I beheld the mountains, and they trembled, and I saw all the hills in commotion.

Contemporary English Version
The mountains were shaking;

Douay-Rheims Bible
I looked upon the mountains, and behold they trembled: and all the hills were troubled.

English Revised Version
I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved to and fro.

Good News Translation
I looked at the mountains--they were shaking, and the hills were rocking back and forth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I see the mountains. They are shaking, and the hills are swaying.

International Standard Version
I looked at the mountains; they were quaking, and all the hills moved back and forth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, And all the hills moved to and fro.

Literal Standard Version
I have looked [to] the mountains, And behold, they are trembling. And all the hills moved themselves lightly.

NET Bible
I looked at the mountains and saw that they were shaking. All the hills were swaying back and forth!

New Heart English Bible
I saw the mountains, and look, they trembled, and all the hills moved back and forth.

World English Bible
I saw the mountains, and behold, they trembled, and all the hills moved back and forth.

Young's Literal Translation
I have looked to the mountains, And lo, they are trembling. And all the hills moved themselves lightly.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Lamentation for Judah
23I looked at the earth, and it was formless and void; I looked to the heavens, and they had no light. 24I looked at the mountains, and behold, they were quaking; all the hills were swaying. 25I looked, and no man was left; all the birds of the air had fled.…

Cross References
Revelation 6:14
The sky receded like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place.

Exodus 19:18
Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke, because the LORD had descended on it in fire. And the smoke rose like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently.

Isaiah 5:25
Therefore the anger of the LORD burns against His people; His hand is raised against them to strike them down. The mountains quake, and the corpses lay like refuse in the streets. Despite all this, His anger is not turned away; His hand is still upraised.

Jeremiah 9:10
I will take up a weeping and wailing for the mountains, a dirge over the wilderness pasture, for they have been scorched so no one passes through, and the lowing of cattle is not heard. Both the birds of the air and the beasts have fled; they have gone away.

Jeremiah 10:10
But the LORD is the true God; He is the living God and eternal King. The earth quakes at His wrath, and the nations cannot endure His indignation.

Ezekiel 38:20
The fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the beasts of the field, every creature that crawls upon the ground, and all mankind on the face of the earth will tremble at My presence. The mountains will be thrown down, the cliffs will collapse, and every wall will fall to the ground.


Treasury of Scripture

I beheld the mountains, and, see, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.

mountains.

Jeremiah 8:16
The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 10:10
But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.

Judges 5:4,5
LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water…









(24) The mountains, and, lo, they trembled.--The great earthquake in the days of Uzziah (Amos 1:1), of which we find traces in Isaiah (Isaiah 24:19-20), had probably made imagery of this kind familiar.

Verse 24. - Moved lightly; rather, moved to and fro.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I looked
רָאִ֙יתִי֙ (rā·’î·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7200: To see

at the mountains,
הֶֽהָרִ֔ים (he·hā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

and behold,
וְהִנֵּ֖ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

they were quaking;
רֹעֲשִׁ֑ים (rō·‘ă·šîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 7493: To undulate, through fear, to spring

all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the hills
הַגְּבָע֖וֹת (hag·gə·ḇā·‘ō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1389: A hillock

were swaying.
הִתְקַלְקָֽלוּ׃ (hiṯ·qal·qā·lū)
Verb - Hitpael - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7043: To be slight, swift or trifling


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