New Living Translation
Oh, that I could go away and forget my people and live in a travelers' shack in the desert. For they are all adulterers--a pack of treacherous liars.
King James Bible
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Darby Bible Translation
Oh that I had in the wilderness a traveller's lodging-place, that I might leave my people, and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
World English Bible
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Young's Literal Translation
Who doth give me in a wilderness A lodging-place of travellers? And I leave my people, and go from them, For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous ones.
Jeremiah 9:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:2 A lodging place - Some retiring place, though it were but some mean hut in the wilderness.
LibraryA Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
[In the Prospectus of our Publication it was stated, that one discourse, at least, would be given in each number. A strict adherence to this arrangement, however, it is found, would exclude from our pages some of the most talented discourses of our early Divines; and it is therefore deemed expedient to depart from it as occasion may require. The following Sermon will occupy two numbers, and we hope, that from its intrinsic value, its historical interest, and the illustrious name of its author, it …
John Knox—The Pulpit Of The Reformation, Nos. 1, 2 and 3.
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
The Knowledge of God
Oh, that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest!
I would fly far away to the quiet of the wilderness. Interlude
How I suffer in far-off Meshech. It pains me to live in distant Kedar.
I am tired of living among people who hate peace.
"How can I pardon you? For even your children have turned from me. They have sworn by gods that are not gods at all! I fed my people until they were full. But they thanked me by committing adultery and lining up at the brothels.
They are well-fed, lusty stallions, each neighing for his neighbor's wife.
The people of Israel and Judah are full of treachery against me," says the LORD.
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