Bible Verse Explanations and Resources


Jeremiah 21:14

Adam Clarke
Bible Commentary

I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof - I will send destruction into its center, that shall spread to every part of the circumference, and so consume the whole.

The beginning of the thirty-fourth chapter should follow here. See the arrangement on Jeremiah 34:1; (note).

Albert Barnes
Notes on the Whole Bible

The forest - This suggested to the Jew the idea of everything grand and stately.

Matthew Henry
Concise Bible Commentary
The wickedness of the king and his family was the worse because of their relation to David. They were urged to act with justice, at once, lest the Lord's anger should be unquenchable. If God be for us, who can be against us? But if he be against us, who can do any thing for us?