Jeremiah 17:16

16 I have not run away from being your shepherd; you know I have not desired the day of despair. What passes my lips is open before you.

Read Jeremiah 17:16 Using Other Translations

As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.
I have not run away from being your shepherd, nor have I desired the day of sickness. You know what came out of my lips; it was before your face.
LORD, I have not abandoned my job as a shepherd for your people. I have not urged you to send disaster. You have heard everything I’ve said.