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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LibraryDecember 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
Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness.
They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. "Peace, peace," they say, when there is no peace.
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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