New Living Translation
They surround Jerusalem like watchmen around a field, for my people have rebelled against me," says the LORD.
King James Bible
As keepers of a field, are they against her round about; because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
As keepers of a field are they against her round about; for she hath been rebellious against me, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
As keepers of a field, they are against her all around, because she has been rebellious against me,'" says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
As the keepers of a field They have been against her round about, For with Me she hath been rebellious, An affirmation of Jehovah.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:17 As keepers - They will watch that none relieve them, and that none get out to escape.
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Rom. viii. 4, 5.--"Who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For they that are after the flesh," &c. If there were nothing else to engage our hearts to religion, I think this might do it, that there is so much reason in it. Truly it is the most rational thing in the world, except some revealed mysteries of faith, which are far above reason, but not contrary to it. There is nothing besides in it, but that which is the purest reason. Even that part of it which is most difficult to man, …
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2 Kings 25:1
So on January 15, during the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon led his entire army against Jerusalem. They surrounded the city and built siege ramps against its walls.
2 Kings 25:4
Then a section of the city wall was broken down, and all the soldiers fled. Since the city was surrounded by the Babylonians, they waited for nightfall. Then they slipped through the gate between the two walls behind the king's garden and headed toward the Jordan Valley.
But if you turn away and refuse to listen, you will be devoured by the sword of your enemies. I, the LORD, have spoken!"
Your leaders are rebels, the companions of thieves. All of them love bribes and demand payoffs, but they refuse to defend the cause of orphans or fight for the rights of widows.
But my people have stubborn and rebellious hearts. They have turned away and abandoned me.
Enemies will surround you, like shepherds camped around the city. Each chooses a place for his troops to devour.
"The LORD is right," Jerusalem says, "for I rebelled against him. Listen, people everywhere; look upon my anguish and despair, for my sons and daughters have been taken captive to distant lands.
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