Jeremiah 4:26-31 DBY

26 I beheld, and lo, the fruitful land a was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down, before Jehovah, before his fierce anger.

References for Jeremiah 4:26

    •  4:26 - Or 'Carmel:' see ch. 2.7.
      27 For thus saith Jehovah: The whole land shall be a desolation; but I will not make a full end. b

      References for Jeremiah 4:27

        • ‚ 4:27 - Or 'a consumption,' as Isa. 10.22,23.
          28 For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back therefrom.
          29 At the noise of the horsemen and bowmen, every city c fleeth; they go into the thickets, and climb up upon the rocks: every city is forsaken and no man dwelleth therein.

          References for Jeremiah 4:29

            • ƒ 4:29 - Or 'the whole city.'
              30 -- And thou, wasted one, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rendest d thine eyes with paint, in vain dost thou make thyself fair: [thy] lovers despise thee, they seek thy life.

              References for Jeremiah 4:30

                • „ 4:30 - By an irony for 'enlargest.'
                  31 For I hear a voice, as of a woman in travail, anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion: she moaneth, she spreadeth forth her hands, [saying], Woe unto me! for my soul faileth because of murderers.