Jeremiah 3:4
Good News Translation
"And now you say to me, 'You are my father, and you have loved me ever since I was a child.

Contemporary English Version
You call me your father or your long-lost friend;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:

New American Bible
Even now do you not call me, “My father, you are the bridegroom of my youth?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:

wilt thou

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Jeremiah 31:9,18-20 They shall come with weeping: and I will bring them back in mercy: and I will bring them through the torrents of waters in a right way, and they shall not stumble in it: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn. . . .

Hosea 14:1-3 Return, O Israel, to the Lord thy God: for thou hast fallen down by thy iniquity. . . .

my father

Jeremiah 2:27 Saying to a stock: Thou art my father: and to a stone: Thou hast begotten me: they have turned their back to me, and not their face: and in the time of their affliction they will say: Arise, and deliver us.

the guide

Jeremiah 2:2 Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying: Thus saith the Lord: I have remembered thee, pitying thy youth, and the love of thy espousals, when thou followedst me in the desert, in a land that is not sown.

Psalm 48:14 For this is God, our God unto eternity, and for ever and ever: he shall rule us for evermore.

Psalm 71:5,17 For thou art my patience, O Lord: my hope, O Lord, from my youth. . . .

Psalm 119:9 By what doth a young man correct his way? by observing thy words.

Proverbs 1:4 A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments.

Proverbs 2:17 And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.

Hosea 2:15 And I will give her vinedressers out of the same place, and the valley of Achor for an opening of hope: and she shall sing there according to the days of her youth, and according to the days of her coming up out of the land of Egypt.

Malachi 2:14 And you have said: For what cause? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee, and the wife of thy youth, whom thou hast despised: yet she was thy partner, and the wife of thy covenant.

Context
The Wages of the Harlot
3Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush. 4Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:5Wilt thou be angry for ever, or wilt thou continue unto the end? Behold, thou hast spoken, and hast done evil things, and hast been able.…
Cross References
Psalm 71:17
Thou hast taught me, O God, from my youth: and till now I will declare thy wonderful works.

Proverbs 2:17
And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.

Jeremiah 2:2
Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying: Thus saith the Lord: I have remembered thee, pitying thy youth, and the love of thy espousals, when thou followedst me in the desert, in a land that is not sown.

Jeremiah 3:19
But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Jeremiah 31:9
They shall come with weeping: and I will bring them back in mercy: and I will bring them through the torrents of waters in a right way, and they shall not stumble in it: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Hosea 2:15
And I will give her vinedressers out of the same place, and the valley of Achor for an opening of hope: and she shall sing there according to the days of her youth, and according to the days of her coming up out of the land of Egypt.

Malachi 1:6
The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Have you not just called to Me, ‘My Father, You are my friend from youth.Will you not from this time cry to me, My father, you are the guide of my youth?

Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My Father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Hast thou not called me as it were a home, and the father and guide of thy virgin-time?

Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Wilt thou not from this time cry to me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Will you not from this time cry to me, 'My Father, you are the guide of my youth?'

Hast thou not henceforth called to Me, 'My father, Thou art the leader of my youth?
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