Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 6:1-6

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Jeremiah 6:1-6

NCV 1 "Run for your lives, people of Benjamin! Run away from Jerusalem! Disaster is coming from the north; terrible destruction is coming to you. 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. NCV 2 Jerusalem, I will destroy you, you who are fragile and gentle. NIV 2 I will destroy the Daughter of Zion, so beautiful and delicate. NCV 3 Shepherds with their flocks will come against Jerusalem. They will set up their tents all around her, each shepherd taking care of his own section." NIV 3 Shepherds with their flocks will come against her; they will pitch their tents around her, each tending his own portion." NCV 4 They say, "Get ready to fight against Jerusalem! But it is already getting late; the evening shadows are growing long. 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. NCV 5 So get up! We will attack at night. NIV 5 So arise, let us attack at night and destroy her fortresses!" NCV 6 This is what the Lord All-Powerful says: "Cut down the trees around Jerusalem, and build an attack ramp to the top of its walls. This city must be punished. Inside it is nothing but slavery. 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.