Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 6:1-6

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Jeremiah 6:1-6

BBE 1 Go in flight out of Jerusalem, so that you may be safe, you children of Benjamin, and let the horn be sounded in Tekoa, and the flag be lifted up on Beth-haccherem: for evil is looking out from the north, and a great destruction. NIV 1 "Flee for safety, people of Benjamin! Flee from Jerusalem! Sound the trumpet in Tekoa! Raise the signal over Beth Hakkerem! For disaster looms out of the north, even terrible destruction. BBE 2 The fair and delicate one, the daughter of Zion, will be cut off by my hand. NIV 2 I will destroy the Daughter of Zion, so beautiful and delicate. BBE 3 Keepers of sheep with their flocks will come to her; they will put up their tents round her; everyone will get food in his place. NIV 3 Shepherds with their flocks will come against her; they will pitch their tents around her, each tending his own portion." BBE 4 Make war ready against her; up! let us go up when the sun is high. Sorrow is ours! for the day is turned and the shades of evening are stretched out. NIV 4 "Prepare for battle against her! Arise, let us attack at noon! But, alas, the daylight is fading, and the shadows of evening grow long. BBE 5 Up! let us go up by night, and send destruction on her great houses. NIV 5 So arise, let us attack at night and destroy her fortresses!" BBE 6 For this is what the Lord of armies has said: Let trees be cut down and an earthwork be placed against Jerusalem: sorrow on the false town! inside her there is nothing but cruel ways. NIV 6 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Cut down the trees and build siege ramps against Jerusalem. This city must be punished; it is filled with oppression.