Jeremiah 12:7
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New International Version
"I will forsake my house, abandon my inheritance; I will give the one I love into the hands of her enemies.

King James Bible
I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Darby Bible Translation
I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage, I have given the beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

World English Bible
I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Young's Literal Translation
I have forsaken My house, I have left Mine inheritance, I have given the beloved of My soul Into the hand of her enemies.

Jeremiah 12:7 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I have forsaken mine house - I have abandoned my temple.

I have given the dearly beloved of my soul - The people once in covenant with me, and inexpressibly dear to me while faithful.

Into the hand of her enemies - This was a condition in the covenant I made with them; If they forsook me, they were to be abandoned to their enemies, and cast out of the good land I gave to their fathers.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

have forsaken.

Jeremiah 11:15 What has my beloved to do in my house, seeing she has worked lewdness with many, and the holy flesh is passed from you?...

Jeremiah 51:5 For Israel has not been forsaken, nor Judah of his God, of the LORD of hosts...

Isaiah 2:6 Therefore you have forsaken your people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east...

Psalm 78:59,60 When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel...

Hosea 9:15 All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out of my house...

Joel 2:15 Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

Joel 3:2 I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat...

I have given.

Jeremiah 7:14 Therefore will I do to this house, which is called by my name, wherein you trust...

Lamentations 2:1 How has the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel...

Ezekiel 7:20,21 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty...

Ezekiel 24:21 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength...

Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations...

dearly beloved. Heb. love.

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Calms and Crises
'If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and though in a land of peace thou art secure, yet how wilt thou do in the pride of Jordan?'--JER. xii. 5, R.V. The prophet has been complaining of his persecutors. The divine answer is here, reproving his impatience, and giving him to understand that harder trials are in store for him. Both clauses mean substantially the same thing, and are of a parabolic nature. The one adduces the metaphor
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Isaiah 2:6
You, LORD, have abandoned your people, the descendants of Jacob. They are full of superstitions from the East; they practice divination like the Philistines and embrace pagan customs.

Jeremiah 7:29
"'Cut off your hair and throw it away; take up a lament on the barren heights, for the LORD has rejected and abandoned this generation that is under his wrath.

Jeremiah 11:15
"What is my beloved doing in my temple as she, with many others, works out her evil schemes? Can consecrated meat avert your punishment? When you engage in your wickedness, then you rejoice."

Jeremiah 14:19
Have you rejected Judah completely? Do you despise Zion? Why have you afflicted us so that we cannot be healed? We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.

Jeremiah 17:4
Through your own fault you will lose the inheritance I gave you. I will enslave you to your enemies in a land you do not know, for you have kindled my anger, and it will burn forever."

Jeremiah 23:33
"When these people, or a prophet or a priest, ask you, 'What is the message from the LORD?' say to them, 'What message? I will forsake you, declares the LORD.'

Jeremiah 23:39
Therefore, I will surely forget you and cast you out of my presence along with the city I gave to you and your ancestors.

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