New American Standard Bible
For thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am slinging out the inhabitants of the land At this time, And will cause them distress, That they may be found."
King James Bible
For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this once, and will distress them, that they may find it so.
Darby Bible Translation
For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will this time sling out the inhabitants of the land, and will distress them, that they may be found.
World English Bible
For thus says Yahweh, Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this time, and will distress them, that they may feel [it].
Young's Literal Translation
For thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am slinging out the inhabitants of the land at this time, And have been an adversary to them, So that they are found out.
Jeremiah 10:18 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Sling out - A similar metaphor for violent ejection occurs in Isaiah 22:18 (see the note).
At this once - Or, "at this time." Previous invasions had ended either in deliverance, or at most in temporary misfortune. God's long-suffering is exhausted, and this time Judaea must cease to be an independent nation.
That they may find it so - Omit "so," and explain either
(1) "I will distress them" with the rigors of a siege "that they may feel it, i. e., the distress; or,
(2) "that they may find" Me, God, that which alone is worth finding.
LibraryAn Instructive Truth
"O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps."--Jeremiah 10:23. This declaration follows after Jeremiah's lamentation over the Lord's ancient people, who were about to be carried captive into Babylon. The prophet speaks of a fact that was well known to him. It is always well, brethren, to know the truth, and to know it so certainly that you are able to remember it just when you most need it. There are some people, who are very much like …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 50: 1904
Of Hiding Our Grace under the Guard of Humility
"It shall besiege you in all your towns until your high and fortified walls in which you trusted come down throughout your land, and it shall besiege you in all your towns throughout your land which the LORD your God has given you.
1 Samuel 25:29
"Should anyone rise up to pursue you and to seek your life, then the life of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with the LORD your God; but the lives of your enemies He will sling out as from the hollow of a sling.
Then the LORD said to me, "Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be with this people; send them away from My presence and let them go!
"I will hurl you and your mother who bore you into another country where you were not born, and there you will die.
I will bring distress on men So that they will walk like the blind, Because they have sinned against the LORD; And their blood will be poured out like dust And their flesh like dung.
Jump to PreviousAdversary Captured Cause Conscious Distress Feel Find Flight Found Hurl Inhabitants Live Once Sling Slinging Stone Time Troubling
Jump to NextAdversary Captured Cause Conscious Distress Feel Find Flight Found Hurl Inhabitants Live Once Sling Slinging Stone Time Troubling
LinksJeremiah 10:18 NIV
Jeremiah 10:18 NLT
Jeremiah 10:18 ESV
Jeremiah 10:18 NASB
Jeremiah 10:18 KJV
Jeremiah 10:18 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 10:18 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 10:18 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 10:18 French Bible
Jeremiah 10:18 German Bible
Jeremiah 10:18 Commentaries