Jeremiah 8:15
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New American Standard Bible
We waited for peace, but no good came; For a time of healing, but behold, terror!

King James Bible
We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

Darby Bible Translation
Peace is looked for, and there is no good; a time of healing, and behold, terror.

World English Bible
We looked for peace, but no good came; [and] for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!

Young's Literal Translation
Looking for peace -- and there is no good, For a time of healing, and lo, terror.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Health ... trouble - Or, "rest ... terror."

Jeremiah 8:15 Parallel Commentaries

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Who Shall Deliver?
"Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?"--JER. viii. 22. "Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto Thee; for Thou art the Lord our God."-JER. iii. 22. "Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed."-JER. xii. 14. "O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of the body of this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. The law of the Spirit of life in Christ
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Letter ii (A. D. 1126) to the Monk Adam
To the Monk Adam [3] 1. If you remain yet in that spirit of charity which I either knew or believed to be with you formerly, you would certainly feel the condemnation with which charity must regard the scandal which you have given to the weak. For charity would not offend charity, nor scorn when it feels itself offended. For it cannot deny itself, nor be divided against itself. Its function is rather to draw together things divided; and it is far from dividing those that are joined. Now, if that
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Job 30:26
"When I expected good, then evil came; When I waited for light, then darkness came.

Jeremiah 8:11
"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

Jeremiah 14:19
Have You completely rejected Judah? Or have You loathed Zion? Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing? We waited for peace, but nothing good came; And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!

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