Jeremiah 50:7
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New International Version
Whoever found them devoured them; their enemies said, 'We are not guilty, for they sinned against the LORD, their verdant pasture, the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.'

New Living Translation
All who found them devoured them. Their enemies said, 'We did nothing wrong in attacking them, for they sinned against the LORD, their true place of rest, and the hope of their ancestors.'

English Standard Version
All who found them have devoured them, and their enemies have said, ‘We are not guilty, for they have sinned against the LORD, their habitation of righteousness, the LORD, the hope of their fathers.’

New American Standard Bible
"All who came upon them have devoured them; And their adversaries have said, 'We are not guilty, Inasmuch as they have sinned against the LORD who is the habitation of righteousness, Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.'

King James Bible
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All who found them devoured them. Their adversaries said, "We're not guilty; instead, they have sinned against the LORD, their righteous grazing land, the hope of their ancestors, the LORD."

International Standard Version
All who find them devour them, but their enemies say, 'We're not guilty, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of righteousness, the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.'

NET Bible
All who encountered them devoured them. Their enemies who did this said, 'We are not liable for punishment! For those people have sinned against the LORD, their true pasture. They have sinned against the LORD in whom their ancestors trusted.'

New Heart English Bible
All who found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, "We are not guilty, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of righteousness, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone who finds them eats them. Their enemies say, 'We're not guilty. They have sinned against the LORD, their true pasture. They have sinned against the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
All that found them have devoured them; And their adversaries said: 'We are not guilty'; Because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

New American Standard 1977
“All who came upon them have devoured them;
            And their adversaries have said, ‘We are not guilty,
            Inasmuch as they have sinned against the LORD who is the habitation of righteousness,
            Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
All that found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, We are not guilty because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

King James 2000 Bible
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

American King James Version
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

American Standard Version
All that found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Jehovah, the habitation of righteousness, even Jehovah, the hope of their fathers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All that found them, have devoured them: and their enemies said: We have not sinned in so doing: because they have sinned against the Lord the beauty of justice, and against the Lord the hope of their fathers.

Darby Bible Translation
All that found them devoured them, and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Jehovah, the habitation of righteousness, even Jehovah, the hope of their fathers.

English Revised Version
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

Webster's Bible Translation
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

World English Bible
All who found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Yahweh, the habitation of righteousness, even Yahweh, the hope of their fathers.

Young's Literal Translation
All finding them have devoured them, And their adversaries have said: We are not guilty, Because that they sinned against Jehovah, The habitation of righteousness, And the hope of their fathers -- Jehovah.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
50:1-7 The king of Babylon was kind to Jeremiah, yet the prophet must foretell the ruin of that kingdom. If our friends are God's enemies, we dare not speak peace to them. The destruction of Babylon is spoken of as done thoroughly. Here is a word for the comfort of the Jews. They shall return to their God first, then to their own land; the promise of their conversion and reformation makes way for the other promises. Their tears flow not from the sorrow of the world, as when they went into captivity, but from godly sorrow. They shall seek after the Lord as their God, and have no more to do with idols. They shall think of returning to their own country. This represents the return of poor souls to God. In true converts there are sincere desires to attain the end, and constant cares to keep in the way. Their present case is lamented as very sad. The sins of professing Christians never will excuse those who rejoice in destroying them.
Study Bible
Hope for Israel and Judah
6"My people have become lost sheep; Their shepherds have led them astray. They have made them turn aside on the mountains; They have gone along from mountain to hill And have forgotten their resting place. 7"All who came upon them have devoured them; And their adversaries have said, We are not guilty, Inasmuch as they have sinned against the LORD who is the habitation of righteousness, Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.' 8"Wander away from the midst of Babylon And go forth from the land of the Chaldeans; Be also like male goats at the head of the flock.…
Cross References
Psalm 22:4
In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them.

Psalm 71:5
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.

Jeremiah 2:3
"Israel was holy to the LORD, The first of His harvest. All who ate of it became guilty; Evil came upon them," declares the LORD.'"

Jeremiah 5:17
"They will devour your harvest and your food; They will devour your sons and your daughters; They will devour your flocks and your herds; They will devour your vines and your fig trees; They will demolish with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust.

Jeremiah 10:25
Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You And on the families that do not call Your name; For they have devoured Jacob; They have devoured him and consumed him And have laid waste his habitation.

Jeremiah 14:8
"O Hope of Israel, Its Savior in time of distress, Why are You like a stranger in the land Or like a traveler who has pitched his tent for the night?

Jeremiah 17:13
O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame. Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:23
Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Once again they will speak this word in the land of Judah and in its cities when I restore their fortunes, 'The LORD bless you, O abode of righteousness, O holy hill!'

Jeremiah 40:2
Now the captain of the bodyguard had taken Jeremiah and said to him, "The LORD your God promised this calamity against this place;

Jeremiah 40:3
and the LORD has brought it on and done just as He promised. Because you people sinned against the LORD and did not listen to His voice, therefore this thing has happened to you.
Treasury of Scripture

All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

have devoured

Jeremiah 50:17,33 Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first …

Jeremiah 12:7-11 I have forsaken my house, I have left my heritage; I have given the …

Psalm 79:7 For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling place.

Isaiah 9:12 The Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour …

Isaiah 56:9 All you beasts of the field, come to devour, yes, all you beasts in the forest.

We offend

Jeremiah 2:3 Israel was holiness to the LORD, and the first fruits of his increase: …

Jeremiah 40:2,3 And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, The …

Isaiah 47:6 I was wroth with my people, I have polluted my inheritance, and given …

Daniel 9:6,16 Neither have we listened to your servants the prophets, which spoke …

Zechariah 1:15 And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: …

Zechariah 11:5 Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they …

the habitation

Jeremiah 31:23 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; As yet they shall …

Psalm 90:1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.

Psalm 91:1 He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under …

the hope

Jeremiah 14:8 O the hope of Israel, the savior thereof in time of trouble, why …

Psalm 22:4,5 Our fathers trusted in you: they trusted, and you did deliver them…

1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Savior, …

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