Jeremiah 4:8
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New International Version
So put on sackcloth, lament and wail, for the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned away from us.

New Living Translation
So put on clothes of mourning and weep with broken hearts, for the fierce anger of the LORD is still upon us.

English Standard Version
For this put on sackcloth, lament and wail, for the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned back from us.”

Berean Study Bible
So put on sackcloth, mourn and wail, for the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned away from us.”

New American Standard Bible
"For this, put on sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us."

King James Bible
For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

Christian Standard Bible
Because of this, put on sackcloth; mourn and wail, for the LORD's burning anger has not turned away from us.

Contemporary English Version
Then I told the people of Israel, "Put on sackcloth! Mourn and cry out, 'The LORD is still angry with us.'"

Good News Translation
So put on sackcloth, and weep and wail because the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned away from Judah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Because of this, put on sackcloth; mourn and wail, for the LORD's burning anger has not turned away from us.

International Standard Version
So, put on sackcloth, mourn and wail, because the burning anger of the LORD has not turned away from us."

NET Bible
So put on sackcloth! Mourn and wail, saying, 'The fierce anger of the LORD has not turned away from us!'"

New Heart English Bible
For this clothe yourself with sackcloth, lament and wail; for the fierce anger of the LORD hasn't turned back from us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So put on sackcloth, mourn, and cry because the LORD's burning anger hasn't turned away from us.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For this gird you with sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Is not turned back from us.

New American Standard 1977
“For this, put on sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
For this, gird yourselves with sackcloth; lament and howl; for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

King James 2000 Bible
For this gird yourselves with sackcloth, lament and wail: for the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned back from us.

American King James Version
For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

American Standard Version
For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and wail; for the fierce anger of Jehovah is not turned back from us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For this gird yourselves with haircloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the Lord is not turned away from us.

Darby Bible Translation
For this, gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl! for the fierce anger of Jehovah is not turned away from us.

English Revised Version
For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

Webster's Bible Translation
For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

World English Bible
For this clothe yourself with sackcloth, lament and wail; for the fierce anger of Yahweh hasn't turned back from us.

Young's Literal Translation
For this, gird on sackcloth, lament and howl, For the fierce anger of Jehovah hath not turned back from us.
Study Bible
Disaster from the North
7A lion has gone up from his thicket, and a destroyer of nations has set out. He has left his lair to lay waste to your land. Your cities will be reduced to ruins and lie uninhabited. 8So put on sackcloth, mourn and wail, for the fierce anger of the LORD has not turned away from us.” 9“In that day,” declares the LORD, “the king and officials will lose their courage. The priests will tremble in fear, and the prophets will be astounded.”…
Cross References
Isaiah 5:25
Therefore the LORD's anger burns against His people; He has raised His hand against them and struck them; the mountains quaked, and their corpses lay like refuse in the streets. Yet through all this, His anger is not spent, and His hand is still upraised.

Isaiah 10:4
Nothing will remain but to crouch among the captives or fall among the slain. Despite all this, His anger is not turned away; His hand is still upraised.

Isaiah 22:12
On that day the Lord GOD of Hosts called for weeping and wailing, for shaven heads and the wearing of sackcloth.

Jeremiah 6:26
"O daughter of My people, dress yourselves in sackcloth and roll in ashes. Mourn with bitter wailing, as you would for an only son, for suddenly the destroyer will come upon us."

Jeremiah 30:24
The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back until He has fully accomplished the purposes of His heart. In the days to come you will understand this.

Lamentations 1:12
Is this nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look around and see! Is there any sorrow like mine, which was inflicted on me, which the LORD made me suffer on the day of His fierce anger?

Joel 1:13
Put on sackcloth and lament, O priests; wail, O ministers of the altar. Come, spend the night in sackcloth, O ministers of my God, because the grain and drink offerings are withheld from the house of your God.

Treasury of Scripture

For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

gird

Jeremiah 6:26 O daughter of my people, gird you with sackcloth, and wallow yourself …

Isaiah 15:3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the …

Isaiah 22:12 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to …

Isaiah 32:11 Tremble, you women that are at ease; be troubled, you careless ones: …

Joel 2:12,13 Therefore also now, said the LORD, turn you even to me with all your …

Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into …

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Jeremiah 48:20 Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell you …

Isaiah 13:6 Howl you; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a …

Isaiah 15:2,3 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: …

Ezekiel 21:12 Cry and howl, son of man: for it shall be on my people, it shall …

Ezekiel 30:2 Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus said the Lord GOD; Howl you, Woe …

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Isaiah 5:25 Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and …

Isaiah 9:12,17,21 The Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour …

Isaiah 10:4 Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall …







(8) Gird you with sackcloth.--From the earliest times the outward sign of mourning, and therefore of repentance (Joel 1:8; Isaiah 22:12).

Verse 8. - Is not turned back from us. As we in our folly believed (Jeremiah 2:35). For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl,.... That is, because of this destruction threatened, which was so near at hand, and so sure and certain:

for the fierce anger of the Lord is not turned back from us. The Septuagint, Syriac, and Arabic versions, render it "from you" and some render it "from it" (u); from his purpose and design to destroy the Jews. Jarchi interprets this of Josiah, and his times, who, though he turned to the Lord with all his heart, yet the Lord turned not from the fierceness of his wrath and anger against Judah, 2 Kings 23:25.

(u) "ab illo", i.e. "ab illo proposito", Cocceius; "ab eo", Montanus. 8. Nothing is left to the Jews but to bewail their desperate condition.

anger … not turned back—(Isa 9:12, 17, 21).4:5-18 The fierce conqueror of the neighbouring nations was to make Judah desolate. The prophet was afflicted to see the people lulled into security by false prophets. The approach of the enemy is described. Some attention was paid in Jerusalem to outward reformation; but it was necessary that their hearts should be washed, in the exercise of true repentance and faith, from the love and pollution of sin. When lesser calamities do not rouse sinners and reform nations, sentence will be given against them. The Lord's voice declares that misery is approaching, especially against wicked professors of the gospel; when it overtakes them, it will be plainly seen that the fruit of wickedness is bitter, and the end is fatal.
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