New Living Translation
We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found 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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"I will heal their backsliding; I will love them freely: for Mine anger is turned away."--Hosea xiv. 4. There are two kinds of backsliders. Some have never been converted: they have gone through the form of joining a Christian community and claim to be backsliders; but they never have, if I may use the expression, "slid forward." They may talk of backsliding; but they have never really been born again. They need to be treated differently from real back-sliders--those who have been born of the incorruptible …
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So I looked for good, but evil came instead. I waited for the light, but darkness fell.
They offer superficial treatments for my people's mortal wound. They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.
LORD, have you completely rejected Judah? Do you really hate Jerusalem? Why have you wounded us past all hope of healing? We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.
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