New American Standard Bible
"Be warned, O Jerusalem, Or I shall be alienated from you, And make you a desolation, A land not inhabited."
King James Bible
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.
Darby Bible Translation
Be thou instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from thee; lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.
World English Bible
Be instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from you; lest I make you a desolation, a land not inhabited."
Young's Literal Translation
Be instructed, O Jerusalem, Lest My soul be alienated from thee, Lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Be thou instructed - Be thou chastised: learn the lesson which chastisement is intended to teach thee.
Lest my soul - Lest I Myself - not "depart from thee," God does not willingly leave His people, but - "be torn from thee."
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"You shall say to them, 'This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the LORD their God or accept correction; truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Go and say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, "Will you not receive instruction by listening to My words?" declares the LORD.
"She uncovered her harlotries and uncovered her nakedness; then I became disgusted with her, as I had become disgusted with her sister.
Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
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