Jeremiah 4:8
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.”

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.

New King James Version
For this, clothe yourself with sackcloth, Lament and wail. For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us.

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

NASB 1995
“For this, put on sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us.”

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

Amplified Bible
“For this reason, put on sackcloth [for mourning], Lament (mourn with expressions of grief for the dead) and wail, For the fierce anger of the LORD Has 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.

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.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, put on sackcloth and mourn and wail, because LORD JEHOVAH has not turned the heat of his wrath from you!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For these things gird yourselves with sackclothes, and lament, and howl: for the anger of the Lord is not turned away from you.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Literal Standard Version
For this, gird on sackcloth, lament and howl, For the fierce anger of YHWH has not turned back 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.

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 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 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.

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 thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, as for an only son, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.

Isaiah 15:3
In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.

Isaiah 22:12
And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

howl

Jeremiah 48:20
Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled,

Isaiah 13:6
Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah 15:2,3
He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off…

the

Isaiah 5:25
Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand against them, and hath smitten them: and the hills did tremble, and their carcases were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

Isaiah 9:12,17,21
The Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still…

Isaiah 10:4
Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.









(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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

put on
חִגְר֥וּ (ḥiḡ·rū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 2296: To gird, gird on, gird oneself

sackcloth,
שַׂקִּ֖ים (śaq·qîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8242: A mesh, coarse loose cloth, sacking, a bag

mourn
סִפְד֣וּ (sip̄·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5594: To tear the hair and beat the breasts, to lament, to wail

and wail,
וְהֵילִ֑ילוּ (wə·hê·lî·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3213: To howl, make a howling

for
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the fierce
חֲר֥וֹן (ḥă·rō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2740: A burning of anger

anger
אַף־ (’ap̄-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

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

has not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

turned away
שָׁ֛ב (šāḇ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from us.”
מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃ (mim·men·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of


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