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Jeremiah 3:23 DBY

23 Truly in vain [is salvation looked for] from the hills, [and] the multitude of mountains; truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.

Study tools for Jeremiah 3:23

  • a 3:1 - Strictly, 'companions,' 'friends:' see Cant. 5.16, and Note, Cant. 1.9.
  • b 3:2 - Or 'high places,' strictly, 'bare hills:' see Isa. 41.18; 49.9: so ver. 21; ch. 4.11, &c.
  • c 3:5 - Or 'hast known how to carry them out:' lit. 'thou prevailest,' Gen. 32.28.
  • d 3:9 - Or 'cry' or 'fame.'
  • e 3:12 - Lit. 'cause my face to fall.'
  • f 3:13 - Lit. 'hast scattered thy ways.'
  • g 3:13 - i.e. false gods.
  • h 3:16 - Or 'rise in the heart.'
  • i 3:16 - Or 'made,' if the ark be meant.
  • j 3:17 - Or 'because of.'
  • k 3:19 - Or 'the most lovely inheritance of.'
  • l 3:19 - Lit. 'from after me.'
  • m 3:20 - Or 'lover,' as ver. 1.
  • n 3:24 - Or 'the shameful [idol]:' see ch. 11.13.