New International Version
"Your own conduct and actions have brought this on you. This is your punishment. How bitter it is! How it pierces to the heart!"
King James Bible
Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy way and thy doings have procured these [things] unto thee; this is thy wickedness, yea, it is bitter, yea, it reacheth unto thy heart.
World English Bible
"Your way and your doings have brought these things to you. This is your wickedness; for it is bitter, for it reaches to your heart."
Young's Literal Translation
Thy way and thy doings have done these to thee, This is thy vexation, for it is bitter, For it hath struck unto thy heart.
Jeremiah 4:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As keepers of a field - In the eastern countries grain is often sown in the open country; and, when nearly ripe, guards are placed at different distances round about it to preserve it from being plundered. Jerusalem was watched, like one of these fields, by guards all round about it; so that none could enter to give assistance, and none who wished to escape were permitted to go out.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Wailing of Risca
You all know the story; it scarce needs that I should tell it to you. Last Saturday week some two hundred or more miners descended in health and strength to their usual work in the bowels of the earth. They had not been working long, their wives and their children had risen, and their little ones had gone to their schools, when suddenly there was heard a noise at the mouth of the pit;--it was an explosion,--all knew what it meant. Men's hearts failed them, for well they prophesied the horror which …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
How to Make Use of Christ for Cleansing of us from Our Daily Spots.
The Unseen Watcher
Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities.
This is what the LORD says: "Where is your mother's certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to which of my creditors did I sell you? Because of your sins you were sold; because of your transgressions your mother was sent away.
Have you not brought this on yourselves by forsaking the LORD your God when he led you in the way?
Your wickedness will punish you; your backsliding will rebuke you. Consider then and realize how evil and bitter it is for you when you forsake the LORD your God and have no awe of me," declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.
Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins have deprived you of good.
I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them.
but they do not realize that I remember all their evil deeds. Their sins engulf them; they are always before me.
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