New International Version
You said, 'I am forever-- the eternal queen!' But you did not consider these things or reflect on what might happen.
King James Bible
And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: so that thou didst not lay these things to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
Darby Bible Translation
and thou saidst, I shall be a mistress for ever; so that thou didst not take these things to heart, thou didst not remember the end thereof.
World English Bible
You said, I shall be mistress forever; so that you did not lay these things to your heart, neither did remember the latter end of it.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou sayest, 'To the age I am mistress,' While thou hast not laid these things to thy heart, Thou hast not remembered the latter end of it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
So that thou didst not "Because thou didst not" - For עד ad, read על al; so two MSS., and one edition. And for, אחריתה acharithah, "the latter end of it, "read אחריתך acharithecha, "thy latter end;" so thirteen MSS., and two editions, and the Vulgate. Both the sixth and seventh verses are wanting in one of my oldest MSS.
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Give her as much torment and grief as the glory and luxury she gave herself. In her heart she boasts, 'I sit enthroned as queen. I am not a widow; I will never mourn.'
If only they were wise and would understand this and discern what their end will be!
So he poured out on them his burning anger, the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames, yet they did not understand; it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.
"Sit in silence, go into darkness, queen city of the Babylonians; no more will you be called queen of kingdoms.
The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.
"Whom have you so dreaded and feared that you have not been true to me, and have neither remembered me nor taken this to heart? Is it not because I have long been silent that you do not fear me?
The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?
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