Jeremiah 6:22

22 This is what the LORD says: “Look, an army is coming from the land of the north; a great nation is being stirred up from the ends of the earth.

Read Jeremiah 6:22 Using Other Translations

Thus saith the LORD, Behold, a people cometh from the north country, and a great nation shall be raised from the sides of the earth.
Thus says the LORD: "Behold, a people is coming from the north country, a great nation is stirring from the farthest parts of the earth.
This is what the LORD says: “Look! A great army coming from the north! A great nation is rising against you from far-off lands.

What does Jeremiah 6:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Jeremiah 6:22

Thus saith the Lord, behold, a people cometh from the north
country
The Assyrians from Babylon, which lay north of Judea, as in ( Jeremiah 1:14 Jeremiah 1:15 ) ( 4:6 ) : and a great nation shall be raised;
that is, by the Lord, who would stir them up to this undertaking. The Targum is,

``many people shall come openly:''
from the sides of the earth;
afar off, as Babylon was, ( Jeremiah 5:15 ) .
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