New American Standard Bible
Look, they keep saying to me, "Where is the word of the LORD? Let it come now!"
King James Bible
Behold, they say unto me, Where is the word of the LORD? let it come now.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, these say unto me, Where is the word of Jehovah? let it then come!
World English Bible
Behold, they tell me, Where is the word of Yahweh? let it come now.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, they are saying unto me: 'Where is the word of Jehovah? pray, let it come.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This taunt shows that this prophecy was written before any very signal fulfillment of Jeremiah's words had taken place, and prior therefore to the capture of Jerusalem at the close of Jehoiakim's life. "Now" means "I pray," and is ironical.
LibraryTwo Lists of Names
'They that depart from Me shall be written in the earth'--JER. xvii. 13. 'Rejoice that your names are written in heaven.'--LUKE x. 20. A name written on earth implies that the bearer of the name belongs to earth, and it also secondarily suggests that the inscription lasts but for a little while. Contrariwise, a name written in heaven implies that its bearer belongs to heaven, and that the inscription will abide. We find running throughout Scripture the metaphor of books in which men's names are …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"The Carnal Mind is Enmity against God for it is not Subject to the Law of God, Neither Indeed Can Be. So Then they that Are
Inward Witness to the Truth of the Gospel.
2 Peter 3:4
and saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation."
Who say, "Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near And come to pass, that we may know it!"
You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, "How have we wearied Him?" In that you say, "Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and He delights in them," or, "Where is the God of justice?"
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