New American Standard Bible
Do not be a terror to me; You are my refuge in the day of disaster.
King James Bible
Be not a terror unto me: thou art my hope in the day of evil.
Darby Bible Translation
Be not a terror unto me: thou art my refuge in the day of evil.
World English Bible
Don't be a terror to me: you are my refuge in the day of evil.
Young's Literal Translation
Be not Thou to me for a terror, My hope art Thou in a day of evil.
Jeremiah 17:17 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A terror - Rather, "a cause of dismay," or consternation Jeremiah 1:17. By not fulfilling Jeremiah's prediction God Himself seemed to put him to shame.
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.
I was afflicted and about to die from my youth on; I suffer Your terrors; I am overcome.
O LORD, my strength and my stronghold, And my refuge in the day of distress, To You the nations will come From the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood, Futility and things of no profit."
The LORD roars from Zion And utters His voice from Jerusalem, And the heavens and the earth tremble. But the LORD is a refuge for His people And a stronghold to the sons of Israel.
The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
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