Jeremiah 8:15
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New International Version
We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only 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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Therefore will I give their wives - From this to the end of Jeremiah 8:15 is repeated from Jeremiah 6:13-15.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 4:10 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! surely you have greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, You shall have peace...

Jeremiah 14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us?...

Micah 1:12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes on them, as travail on a woman with child...

Library
December 8. "Is There no Balm in Gilead; is There no Physician There?" (Jer. viii. 22).
"Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?" (Jer. viii. 22). Divine healing is just divine life. It is the headship of Christ over the body. It is the life of Christ in the frame. It is the union of our members with the very body of Christ and the inflowing life of Christ in our living members. It is as real as His risen and glorified body. It is as reasonable as the fact that He was raised from the dead and is a living man with a true body and a rational soul to-day, at God's right
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Desolation of the Earth
"Her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities. . . . In the cup which she hath filled fill to her double. How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. And the kings of the
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 30:26
Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness.

Jeremiah 8:11
They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. "Peace, peace," they say, when there is no peace.

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.

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