New American Standard Bible
"From this place also you will go out With your hands on your head; For the LORD has rejected those in whom you trust, And you will not prosper with them."
King James Bible
Yea, thou shalt go forth from him, and thine hands upon thine head: for the LORD hath rejected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt indeed go forth from her with thy hands upon thy head; for Jehovah hath rejected those thou confidest in, and thou shalt not prosper by them.
World English Bible
From there also you shall go forth, with your hands on your head; for Yahweh has rejected those in whom you trust, and you shall not prosper with them.
Young's Literal Translation
Also from this thou goest out, And thy hands on thy head, For Jehovah hath kicked at thy confidences, And thou dost not give prosperity to them!
Jeremiah 2:37 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
From him - From it, from this Egypt, which though fem. as a land, yet as a people may be used as a masc. (compare Jeremiah 46:8). Now that Nineveh is trembling before the armies of Cyaxares and Nabopalassar, thou hastenest to Egypt, hoping to rest upon her strength: but thou shalt retrace thy steps, with thy hands clasped upon thy head, disgraced and discarded.
Confidences - Those in whom thou confidest.
In them - literally, "with respect to them."
LibraryBalak's Inquiries Relative to the Service of God, and Balaam's Answer, Briefly Considered.
"Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with, thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my first born for my transgression; the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?--He hath shewed thee, 0 man, what is good: And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?" As mankind are …
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects
A Book for Boys and Girls Or, Temporal Things Spritualized.
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
That the Unskilful Venture not to Approach an Office of Authority.
2 Samuel 13:19
Tamar put ashes on her head and tore her long-sleeved garment which was on her; and she put her hand on her head and went away, crying aloud as she went.
"Their nobles have sent their servants for water; They have come to the cisterns and found no water. They have returned with their vessels empty; They have been put to shame and humiliated, And they cover their heads.
"Because the ground is cracked, For there has been no rain on the land; The farmers have been put to shame, They have covered their heads.
"Thus says the LORD, 'Write this man down childless, A man who will not prosper in his days; For no man of his descendants will prosper Sitting on the throne of David Or ruling again in Judah.'"
"Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'Thus you are to say to the king of Judah, who sent you to Me to inquire of Me: "Behold, Pharaoh's army which has come out for your assistance is going to return to its own land of Egypt.
Jump to PreviousFaith Forth Goest Hands Head Help Helped Kicked Leave Prosper Prosperity Rejected Thence Trust
Jump to NextFaith Forth Goest Hands Head Help Helped Kicked Leave Prosper Prosperity Rejected Thence Trust
LinksJeremiah 2:37 NIV
Jeremiah 2:37 NLT
Jeremiah 2:37 ESV
Jeremiah 2:37 NASB
Jeremiah 2:37 KJV
Jeremiah 2:37 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 2:37 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 2:37 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 2:37 French Bible
Jeremiah 2:37 German Bible
Jeremiah 2:37 Commentaries