New Living Translation
This is what the LORD says: "Do not go to funerals to mourn and show sympathy for these people, for I have removed my protection and peace from them. I have taken away my unfailing love and my mercy.
King James Bible
For thus saith the LORD, Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith the LORD, even lovingkindness and mercies.
Darby Bible Translation
For thus saith Jehovah: Enter not into the house of wailing, neither go to lament or bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith Jehovah, the loving-kindness and the tender mercies.
World English Bible
For thus says Yahweh, Don't enter into the house of mourning, neither go to lament, neither bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, says Yahweh, even loving kindness and tender mercies.
Young's Literal Translation
For thus said Jehovah: Do not enter the house of a mourning-feast, Nor go to lament nor bemoan for them, For I have removed My peace from this people, An affirmation of Jehovah, The kindness and the mercies.
Jeremiah 16:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:5 Enter not - Do not go to comfort such as mourn for any relations dead, (for their feastings upon those occasions were upon a consolatory account) those that die are most happy, for I will take away the peace of this people, and deprive them of all my mercy and loving - kindness.
Remember, O LORD, your compassion and unfailing love, which you have shown from long ages past.
The people are like the dead branches of a tree, broken off and used for kindling beneath the cooking pots. Israel is a foolish and stupid nation, for its people have turned away from God. Therefore, the one who made them will show them no pity or mercy.
On all the bare hilltops, destroying armies can be seen. The sword of the LORD devours people from one end of the nation to the other. No one will escape!
I will smash them against each other, even parents against children, says the LORD. I will not let my pity or mercy or compassion keep me from destroying them.'"
Then the LORD said to me, "Even if Moses and Samuel stood before me pleading for these people, I wouldn't help them. Away with them! Get them out of my sight!
"Son of man, with one blow I will take away your dearest treasure. Yet you must not show any sorrow at her death. Do not weep; let there be no tears.
Jump to PreviousBemoan Blessing Compassion Console Declares Enter Funeral Grief House Kindness Lament Loving-Kindness Meal Mercies Mercy Mourn Mourning Peace Pity Show Songs Sorrow Steadfast Sympathy Tender Weeping Withdrawn
Jump to NextBemoan Blessing Compassion Console Declares Enter Funeral Grief House Kindness Lament Loving-Kindness Meal Mercies Mercy Mourn Mourning Peace Pity Show Songs Sorrow Steadfast Sympathy Tender Weeping Withdrawn
LinksJeremiah 16:5 NIV
Jeremiah 16:5 NLT
Jeremiah 16:5 ESV
Jeremiah 16:5 NASB
Jeremiah 16:5 KJV
Jeremiah 16:5 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 16:5 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 16:5 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 16:5 French Bible
Jeremiah 16:5 German Bible
Jeremiah 16:5 Commentaries