New Living Translation
First here, then there--you flit from one ally to another asking for help. But your new friends in Egypt will let you down, just as Assyria did before.
King James Bible
Why gaddest thou about so much to change thy way? thou also shalt be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.
Darby Bible Translation
Why dost thou gad about so much, and change thy way? Thou shalt also be brought to shame by Egypt, as thou wast brought to shame by Assyria.
World English Bible
Why do you go about so much to change your way? You will be ashamed of Egypt also, as you were ashamed of Assyria.
Young's Literal Translation
What? thou art very vile to repeat thy way, Even of Egypt thou art ashamed, As thou hast been ashamed of Asshur,
Jeremiah 2:36 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:36 Why - Why dost thou seek auxiliaries anywhere, rather than cleave to me? Ashamed - Egypt shall stand thee in no more stead than Assyria hath done.
Library'The God of the Amen'
'He who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth.'--ISAIAH lxv. 16. The full beauty and significance of these remarkable words are only reached when we attend to the literal rendering of a part of them which is obscured in our version. As they stand in the original they have, in both cases, instead of the vague expression, 'The God of truth,' the singularly picturesque one, 'The God of the Amen.' I. Note …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
2 Chronicles 28:16
At that time King Ahaz of Judah asked the king of Assyria for help.
2 Chronicles 28:20
So when King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria arrived, he attacked Ahaz instead of helping him.
But by trusting Pharaoh, you will be humiliated, and by depending on him, you will be disgraced.
all who trust in him will be ashamed. He will not help you. Instead, he will disgrace you."
"You say, 'That's not true! I haven't worshiped the images of Baal!' But how can you say that? Go and look in any valley in the land! Face the awful sins you have done. You are like a restless female camel desperately searching for a mate.
How long will you wander, my wayward daughter? For the LORD will cause something new to happen--Israel will embrace her God."
"This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: The king of Judah sent you to ask me what is going to happen. Tell him, 'Pharaoh's army is about to return to Egypt, though he came here to help you.
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Jump to NextAccount Ashamed Asshur Assyria Change Changing Disappointed Egypt Greatly Lightly Purpose Repeat Shame Shamed Thyself Vile Wast Way Ways
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