Jeremiah 4:25
New International Version
I looked, and there were no people; every bird in the sky had flown away.

New Living Translation
I looked, and all the people were gone. All the birds of the sky had flown away.

English Standard Version
I looked, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of the air had fled.

Berean Study Bible
I looked, and no man was left; all the birds of the air had fled.

King James Bible
I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.

New King James Version
I beheld, and indeed there was no man, And all the birds of the heavens had fled.

New American Standard Bible
I looked, and behold, there was no human, And all the birds of the sky had fled.

NASB 1995
I looked, and behold, there was no man, And all the birds of the heavens had fled.

NASB 1977
I looked, and behold, there was no man, And all the birds of the heavens had fled.

Amplified Bible
I looked, and behold, there was no man, And all the birds of the air had fled.

Christian Standard Bible
I looked, and there was no human being, and all the birds of the sky had fled.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I looked, and no man was left; all the birds of the sky had fled.

American Standard Version
I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I looked, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of Heaven had fled

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I looked, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of the sky were scared.

Contemporary English Version
no people could be seen, and all the birds had flown away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I beheld, and lo there was no man: and all the birds of the air were gone.

English Revised Version
I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.

Good News Translation
I saw that there were no people; even the birds had flown away.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I see that there are no people, and every bird has flown away.

International Standard Version
I looked, and no people were there. All the birds of the sky had gone.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, And all the birds of the heavens were fled.

Literal Standard Version
I have looked, and behold, man is not, "" And all birds of the heavens have fled.

NET Bible
I looked and saw that there were no more people, and that all the birds in the sky had flown away.

New Heart English Bible
I saw, and look, there was no man, and all the birds of the sky had fled.

World English Bible
I saw, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of the sky had fled.

Young's Literal Translation
I have looked, and lo, man is not, And all fowls of the heavens have fled.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Lamentation for Judah
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. 26I looked, and the fruitful land was a desert. All its cities were torn down before the LORD, before His fierce anger.…

Cross References
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 12:4
How long will the land mourn and the grass of every field be withered? Because of the evil of its residents, the animals and birds have been swept away, for the people have said, "He cannot see what our end will be."

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.

Zephaniah 1:3
"I will sweep away man and beast; I will sweep away the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea, and the idols with their wicked worshipers. I will cut off mankind from the face of the earth," declares the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

I beheld, and, see, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.

there was no man.

Hosea 4:3
Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.

Zephaniah 1:2,3
I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith the LORD…









(25) There was no man.--To chaos and darkness and the earthquake was added the horrible sense of solitude. Not man only, but the creatures that seemed least open to man's attack, were fled. (Comp. Jeremiah 2:6.) The same thought re-appears in Jeremiah 9:10.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

and no
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

man was left;
הָאָדָ֑ם (hā·’ā·ḏām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

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

the birds
ע֥וֹף (‘ō·wp̄)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5775: Flying creatures

of the sky
הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

had fled.
נָדָֽדוּ׃ (nā·ḏā·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5074: To wave to and fro, to rove, flee, to drive away


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