Jeremiah 8:15
Good News Translation
We hoped for peace and a time of healing, but it was no use; terror came instead.

Contemporary English Version
We had hoped for peace and a time of healing, but all we got was terror.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We looked for peace and no good came: for a time of healing, and behold fear.

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We looked for peace and no good came: for a time of healing, and behold fear.

Jeremiah 4:10 And I said: Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, hast thou then deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying: You shall have peace: and behold the sword reacheth even to the soul?

Jeremiah 14:19 Hast thou utterly cast away Juda, or hath thy soul abhorred Sion? why then hast thou struck us, so that there is no healing for us? we have looked for peace, and there is no good: and for the time of healing, and behold trouble.

Micah 1:12 And pass away, O thou that dwellest in the beautiful place, covered with thy shame: she went not forth that dwelleth in the confines: the house adjoining shall receive mourning from you, which stood by herself.

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

Context
Judah's Sin and Punishment
14Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fenced city, and let us be silent there: for the Lord our God hath put us to silence, and hath given us water of gall to drink: for we have sinned against the Lord. 15We looked for peace and no good came: for a time of healing, and behold fear.16The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan, all the land was moved at the sound of the neighing of his warriors: and they came and devoured the land, and all that was in it: the city and its inhabitants.…
Cross References
Job 30:26
I expected good things, and evils are come upon me: I waited for light, and darkness broke out.

Jeremiah 8:11
And they healed the breach of the daughter of my people disgracefully, saying: Peace, peace: when there was no peace.

Jeremiah 14:19
Hast thou utterly cast away Juda, or hath thy soul abhorred Sion? why then hast thou struck us, so that there is no healing for us? we have looked for peace, and there is no good: and for the time of healing, and behold trouble.

Additional Translations
We hoped for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but there was only terror.We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and, behold, dismay!

We assembled for peace, but there was no prosperity; for a time of healing, but behold anxiety.

Peace is looked for, and there is no good; a time of healing, and behold, terror.

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold dismay!

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold, trouble!

We looked for peace, but no good came; [and] for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!

Looking for peace -- and there is no good, For a time of healing, and lo, terror.
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