Jeremiah 13:26
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New International Version
I will pull up your skirts over your face that your shame may be seen--

New Living Translation
I myself will strip you and expose you to shame.

English Standard Version
I myself will lift up your skirts over your face, and your shame will be seen.

Berean Study Bible
So I will pull your skirts up over your face, that your shame may be seen.

New American Standard Bible
"So I Myself have also stripped your skirts off over your face, That your shame may be seen.

King James Bible
Therefore will I discover thy skirts upon thy face, that thy shame may appear.

Christian Standard Bible
I will pull your skirts up over your face so that your shame might be seen.

Contemporary English Version
You were married to me, but you were unfaithful. You even became a prostitute by worshiping disgusting gods on hilltops and in fields.

Good News Translation
The LORD himself will strip off your clothes and expose you to shame.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will pull your skirts up over your face so that your shame might be seen.

International Standard Version
I'll also pull your skirt up over your face, so your shame will be seen,

NET Bible
So I will pull your skirt up over your face and expose you to shame like a disgraced adulteress!

New Heart English Bible
therefore I will also uncover your skirts on your face, and your shame shall appear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will also tear off your clothes, and your shame will be seen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore will I also uncover thy skirts upon thy face, And thy shame shall appear.

New American Standard 1977
“So I Myself have also stripped your skirts off over your face, That your shame may be seen.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore I uncovered thy skirts before thy face, and thy shame was manifested.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore will I uncover your skirts over your face, that your shame may appear.

American King James Version
Therefore will I discover your skirts on your face, that your shame may appear.

American Standard Version
Therefore will I also uncover thy skirts upon thy face, and thy shame shall appear.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore I have also bared my thighs against thy face, and thy shame hath appeared.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore will I also turn thy skirts over thy face, and thy shame shall be seen.

English Revised Version
Therefore will I also discover thy skirts upon thy face, and thy shame shall appear.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore will I uncover thy skirts upon thy face, that thy shame may appear.

World English Bible
Therefore will I also uncover your skirts on your face, and your shame shall appear.

Young's Literal Translation
I also have made bare thy skirts before thy face, And thy shame hath been seen.
Study Bible
Captivity Threatened
25This is your lot, the portion I have measured to you,” declares the LORD, “because you have forgotten Me and trusted in falsehood. 26So I will pull your skirts up over your face, that your shame may be seen. 27Your adulteries and lustful neighings, your shameless prostitution on the hills and in the fields—I have seen your detestable acts. Woe to you, O Jerusalem! How long will you remain unclean?”…
Cross References
Jeremiah 49:10
But I will strip Esau bare; I will uncover his hiding places, and he will be unable to conceal himself. His descendants will be destroyed along with his relatives and neighbors, and he will be no more.

Lamentations 1:8
Jerusalem has sinned greatly; therefore she has become an object of scorn. All who honored her now despise her, for they have seen her nakedness; she herself groans and turns away.

Ezekiel 16:37
therefore I will surely will gather all the lovers with whom you found pleasure, all those you loved and all those you hated. I will gather them against you from all around and expose you before them, and they will see all your nakedness.

Ezekiel 23:29
They will treat you with hatred, take all for which you have worked, and leave you naked and bare, so that the shame of your prostitution will be exposed. Your indecency and promiscuity

Hosea 2:10
And then I will expose her lewdness in the sight of her lovers, and no one will deliver her out of My hands.

Nahum 3:5
“Behold, I am against you,” declares the LORD of Hosts. “I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show your nakedness to the nations and your shame to the kingdoms.

Treasury of Scripture

Therefore will I discover your skirts on your face, that your shame may appear.

Jeremiah 13:22 And if you say in your heart, Why come these things on me? For the …

Lamentations 1:8 Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that …

Ezekiel 16:37 Behold, therefore I will gather all your lovers, with whom you have …

Ezekiel 23:29 And they shall deal with you hatefully, and shall take away all your …

Hosea 2:10 And now will I discover her lewdness in the sight of her lovers, …







(26) Therefore will I discover . . .--The threat is substantially the same as that in Jeremiah 13:22. The form is verbally identical with that of Nahum 3:5.

Verse 26. - Therefore will I, etc. But the Hebrew is much more forcible, "And I also," etc., implying, as Calvin remarks (comp. Proverbs 1:26), a certain retaliation. Upon thy face; an allusion to Nahum 3:5. Therefore will I discover thy skirts upon thy face,.... Turn them up, or throw them over the head or face; that is, expose to public shame and disgrace; which was done when their city and temple were burnt, and they were carried captive; hence it follows:

that thy shame may appear; that their sins might appear to themselves and others, of which they had reason to be ashamed. The allusion is to the treatment which captive women sometimes meet with, or adulterous women, to which the Jews are here compared. The Targum is,

"and I also will reveal the confusion of thy sin upon thy face, and thy shame shall be seen.'' 26. discover … upon thy face—rather, "throw up thy skirts over thy face," or head; done by way of ignominy to captive women and to prostitutes (Na 3:5). The Jews' punishment should answer to their crime. As their sin had been perpetrated in the most public places, so God would expose them to the contempt of other nations most openly (La 1:8).13:18-27 Here is a message sent to king Jehoiakim, and his queen. Their sorrows would be great indeed. Do they ask, Wherefore come these things upon us? Let them know, it is for their obstinacy in sin. We cannot alter the natural colour of the skin; and so is it morally impossible to reclaim and reform these people. Sin is the blackness of the soul; it is the discolouring of it; we were shapen in it, so that we cannot get clear of it by any power of our own. But Almighty grace is able to change the Ethiopian's skin. Neither natural depravity, nor strong habits of sin, form an obstacle to the working of God, the new-creating Spirit. The Lord asks of Jerusalem, whether she is determined not be made clean. If any poor slave of sin feels that he could as soon change his nature as master his headstrong lusts, let him not despair; for things impossible to men are possible with God. Let us then seek help from Him who is mighty to save.
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