Jeremiah 8:18
Good News Translation
My sorrow cannot be healed; I am sick at heart.

Contemporary English Version
I'm burdened with sorrow and feel like giving up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My sorrow is above sorrow, my heart mourneth within me.

New American Bible
My joy is gone, grief is upon me, my heart is sick.

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My sorrow is above sorrow, my heart mourneth within me.

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Jeremiah 6:24 We have heard the fame thereof, our hands grow feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, as a woman in labour.

Jeremiah 10:19-22 Woe is me for my destruction, my wound is very grievous. But I said: Truly this is my own evil, and I will bear it. . . .

Job 7:13,14 If I say: My bed shall comfort me, and I shall be relieved, speaking with myself on my couch: . . .

Isaiah 22:4 Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 1:16,17 Ain. Therefore do I weep, and my eyes run down with water: because the comforter, the relief of my soul, is far from me: my children are desolate because the enemy hath prevailed. . . .

Daniel 10:16,17 And behold as it were the likeness of a son of man touched my lips: then I opened my mouth and spoke, and said to him that stood before me: O my lord, at the sight of thee my joints are loosed, and no strength hath remained in me. . . .

Habakkuk 3:16 I have heard and my bowels were troubled: my lips trembled at the voice. Let rottenness enter into my bones, and swarm under me. That I may rest in the day of tribulation: that I may go up to our people that are girded.

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Context
Jeremiah Weeps for His People
18My sorrow is above sorrow, my heart mourneth within me.19Behold the voice of the daughter of my people from a far country: Is not the Lord in Sion, or is not her king in her? why then have they provoked me to wrath with their idols, and strange vanities?…
Cross References
Psalm 143:7
Hear me speedily, O Lord: my spirit hath fainted away. Turn not away thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Isaiah 22:4
Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 9:1
Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 23:9
To the prophets: My heart is broken within me, all my bones tremble: I am become as a drunken man, and as a man full of wine, at the presence of the Lord, and at the presence of his holy words.

Lamentations 1:16
Ain. Therefore do I weep, and my eyes run down with water: because the comforter, the relief of my soul, is far from me: my children are desolate because the enemy hath prevailed.

Lamentations 1:17
Phe. Sion hath spread forth her hands, there is none to comfort her: the Lord hath commanded against Jacob, his enemies are round about him: Jerusalem is as a menstruous woman among them.

Lamentations 5:17
Therefore is our heart sorrowful, therefore are our eyes become dim.

Additional Translations
My sorrow is beyond healing; my heart is faint within me.When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! my heart is faint within me.

mortally with the pain of your distressed heart.

My comfort in my sadness! my heart is faint in me!

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! my heart is faint within me.

When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! My heart is faint within me.

My refreshing for me is sorrow, For me my heart is sick.
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