Jeremiah 30:17
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.'

New Living Translation
I will give you back your health and heal your wounds," says the LORD. "For you are called an outcast--'Jerusalem for whom no one cares.'"

English Standard Version
For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD, because they have called you an outcast: ‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares!’

New American Standard Bible
'For I will restore you to health And I will heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'Because they have called you an outcast, saying: "It is Zion; no one cares for her."'

King James Bible
For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I will bring you health and will heal you of your wounds-- this is the LORD's declaration-- for they call you Outcast, Zion whom no one cares about.

International Standard Version
Indeed, I'll bring you healing, and I'll heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'because they have called you an outcast and have said, "It is Zion, no one cares for her!"'"

NET Bible
Yes, I will restore you to health. I will heal your wounds. I, the LORD, affirm it! For you have been called an outcast, Zion, whom no one cares for."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'll restore your health and heal your wounds," declares the LORD. "People call you an outcast: Zion, no one cares for you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For I will cause healing to come for thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, said the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

King James 2000 Bible
For I will restore health unto you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

American King James Version
For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds, said the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

American Standard Version
For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith Jehovah; because they have called thee an outcast,'saying , It is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I will close up thy scar, and will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord. Because they have called thee, O Sion, an outcast: This is she that hath none to seek after her.

Darby Bible Translation
For I will apply a bandage unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith Jehovah; for they have called thee an outcast: This is Zion that no man seeketh after.

English Revised Version
For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they have called thee an outcast, saying, It is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I will restore health to thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

World English Bible
For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says Yahweh; because they have called you an outcast, [saying], It is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

Young's Literal Translation
For I increase health to thee, And from thy strokes I do heal thee, An affirmation of Jehovah, For 'Outcast' they have called to thee, 'Zion it is, there is none seeking for her.'
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

30:12-17 When God is against a people, who will be for them? Who can be for them, so as to do them any kindness? Incurable griefs are owing to incurable lusts. Yet, though the captives suffered justly, and could not help themselves, the Lord intended to appear for them, and to punish their oppressors; and he will still do so. But every effort to heal ourselves must prove fruitless, so long as we neglect the heavenly Advocate and sanctifying Spirit. The dealings of His grace with every true convert, and every returning backslider, are the same in effect as his proceedings to the Jews.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 17. - Restore health; rather, apply a bandage. They called thee an Outcast. Jehovah, speaking after the manner of men. cannot bear to hear his enemies, as they pass along, scornfully denominating the holy city an Outcast.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

For I will restore health to thee,.... That is, bring thee into a comfortable and prosperous condition, both in church and state, with respect to things religions and civil: as the afflictions and distresses of the Jewish nation are expressed by sickness, wounds, and bruises; so their prosperity, both spiritual and temporal, is signified by health. The words may be rendered, "I will cause length to ascend unto thee"; or a long plaster (z); or rather, that which has been long looked for, and long in coming, prosperity; or else, that whereas they were before bowed down with afflictions and sorrows, now they should be as a man in an erect posture, that rises up in his full height and length, being in a robust and healthful state;

and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord; pardon their sins, remove their afflictions, and bring them into a comfortable situation, into a Gospel church state, and into their own land:

because they called thee an outcast; as the Jews now are, cast out of their own land, rejected from being the people of God; so they are reckoned by the nations among whom they are:

saying, this is Zion, whom no man seeketh after: after their good, either temporal or spiritual; despised by most, pitied and prayed for by few; and fewer still they are that seek after, and are solicitous about, or take any methods, or make use of any means, for their conversion; but though man does not, God will, and his work will appear the more manifest.

(z) "adducam tibi emplastrum longum", so some in Gataker; "faciam ut ad justam constitutionem assurgas", Junius & Tremellius; "ut assurgat sanitas tibi", Piscator; "nam faciam ut ascendat tibi proceritas", Cocceius.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

17. (Jer 8:22; 33:6).

Outcast—as a wife put away by her husband (Isa 62:4, contrasted with Jer 30:12).

Zion—alluding to its Hebrew meaning, "dryness"; "sought after" by none, as would be the case with an arid region (Isa 62:12). The extremity of the people, so far from being an obstacle to, will be the chosen opportunity of, God's grace.

Jeremiah 30:17 Additional Commentaries
Context
Restoration of Israel and Judah
16'Therefore all who devour you will be devoured; And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity; And those who plunder you will be for plunder, And all who prey upon you I will give for prey. 17'For I will restore you to health And I will heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'Because they have called you an outcast, saying: "It is Zion; no one cares for her."'
Cross References
Exodus 15:26
He said, "If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."

Psalm 103:3
who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,

Psalm 107:20
He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.

Psalm 142:4
Look and see, there is no one at my right hand; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life.

Isaiah 11:12
He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; he will assemble the scattered people of Judah from the four quarters of the earth.

Isaiah 30:26
The moon will shine like the sun, and the sunlight will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven full days, when the LORD binds up the bruises of his people and heals the wounds he inflicted.

Isaiah 33:24
No one living in Zion will say, "I am ill"; and the sins of those who dwell there will be forgiven.

Isaiah 56:8
The Sovereign LORD declares-- he who gathers the exiles of Israel: "I will gather still others to them besides those already gathered."

Isaiah 58:8
Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.

Isaiah 60:15
"Although you have been forsaken and hated, with no one traveling through, I will make you the everlasting pride and the joy of all generations.

Jeremiah 3:22
"Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding." "Yes, we will come to you, for you are the LORD our God.

Jeremiah 8:22
Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people?

Jeremiah 17:14
Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 33:6
"'Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.

Jeremiah 33:24
"Have you not noticed that these people are saying, 'The LORD has rejected the two kingdoms he chose'? So they despise my people and no longer regard them as a nation.

Hosea 6:1
"Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds.

Hosea 11:3
It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.

Malachi 4:2
But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.
Treasury of Scripture

For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds, said the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

For I.

Jeremiah 30:13 There is none to plead your cause, that you may be bound up: you …

Jeremiah 3:22 Return, you backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. …

Jeremiah 33:6 Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and …

Exodus 15:26 And said, If you will diligently listen to the voice of the LORD …

Psalm 23:3 He restores my soul: he leads me in the paths of righteousness for …

Psalm 103:3 Who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases;

Psalm 107:20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

Isaiah 30:26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, …

Ezekiel 34:16 I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven …

Hosea 6:1 Come, and let us return to the LORD: for he has torn, and he will …

Malachi 4:2 But to you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise …

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that …

Revelation 22:2 In the middle of the street of it, and on either side of the river, …

they.

Nehemiah 4:1-4 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the …

Psalm 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now …

Psalm 44:13-16 You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to …

Psalm 79:9-11 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name: and …

Isaiah 11:12 And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble …

Lamentations 2:15 All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their …

Ezekiel 35:12 And you shall know that I am the LORD, and that I have heard all …

Ezekiel 36:2,3,20 Thus said the Lord GOD; Because the enemy has said against you, Aha, …

Jump to Previous
Affirmation Apply Cared Cares Careth Declares Heal Health Healthy Increase Outcast Outlaw Restore Seeketh Seeking Seeks Strokes Wounds Zion
Jump to Next
Affirmation Apply Cared Cares Careth Declares Heal Health Healthy Increase Outcast Outlaw Restore Seeketh Seeking Seeks Strokes Wounds Zion
Links
Jeremiah 30:17 NIV
Jeremiah 30:17 NLT
Jeremiah 30:17 ESV
Jeremiah 30:17 NASB
Jeremiah 30:17 KJV

Jeremiah 30:17 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 30:17 Bible Suite
Jeremiah 30:17 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 30:17 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 30:17 French Bible
Jeremiah 30:17 German Bible

Alphabetical: an and are because But called cares cares' declares for have heal health her' I is It LORD no of one outcast restore saying the they to whom will wounds you your Zion

OT Prophets: Jeremiah 30:17 For I will restore health to you (Jer.) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 30:16
Top of Page
Top of Page