Jeremiah 8:11

11 They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. “Peace, peace,” they say, when there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
ESV
11 They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace.
NLT
11 They offer superficial treatments for my people’s mortal wound. They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.
MSG
11 My dear Daughter - my people - broken, shattered, and yet they put on band-aids, Saying, "It's not so bad. You'll be just fine." But things are not "just fine"!
CSB
11 They have treated superficially the brokenness of My dear people, claiming: Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11 In-Context

9 The wise will be put to shame; they will be dismayed and trapped. Since they have rejected the word of the LORD, what kind of wisdom do they have?
10 Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
11 They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. “Peace, peace,” they say, when there is no peace.
12 Are they ashamed of their detestable conduct? No, they have no shame at all; they do not even know how to blush. So they will fall among the fallen; they will be brought down when they are punished, says the LORD.
13 “ ‘I will take away their harvest, declares the LORD. There will be no grapes on the vine. There will be no figs on the tree, and their leaves will wither. What I have given them will be taken from them. ’ ”

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 15; S Jeremiah 4:10; Ezekiel 7:25; Jeremiah 6:14
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