Jeremiah 12:10
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New Living Translation
"Many rulers have ravaged my vineyard, trampling down the vines and turning all its beauty into a barren wilderness.

King James Bible
Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.

Darby Bible Translation
Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness:

World English Bible
Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.

Young's Literal Translation
Many shepherds did destroy My vineyard, They have trodden down My portion, They have made My desirable portion Become a wilderness -- a desolation.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:10 A wilderness - They have caused God to turn the country which he had chosen for his portion, into a wilderness.

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The Justice of God
The next attribute is God's justice. All God's attributes are identical, and are the same with his essence. Though he has several attributes whereby he is made known to us, yet he has but one essence. A cedar tree may have several branches, yet it is but one cedar. So there are several attributes of God whereby we conceive of him, but only one entire essence. Well, then, concerning God's justice. Deut 32:4. Just and right is he.' Job 37:23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

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
Psalm 80:8
You brought us from Egypt like a grapevine; you drove away the pagan nations and transplanted us into your land.

Isaiah 5:1
Now I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My beloved had a vineyard on a rich and fertile hill.

Isaiah 63:18
How briefly your holy people possessed your holy place, and now our enemies have destroyed it.

Jeremiah 3:19
"I thought to myself, 'I would love to treat you as my own children!' I wanted nothing more than to give you this beautiful land--the finest possession in the world. I looked forward to your calling me 'Father,' and I wanted you never to turn from me.

Jeremiah 6:3
Enemies will surround you, like shepherds camped around the city. Each chooses a place for his troops to devour.

Jeremiah 9:10
I will weep for the mountains and wail for the wilderness pastures. For they are desolate and empty of life; the lowing of cattle is heard no more; the birds and wild animals have all fled.

Jeremiah 23:1
"What sorrow awaits the leaders of my people--the shepherds of my sheep--for they have destroyed and scattered the very ones they were expected to care for," says the LORD.

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