Jeremiah 12:8
Good News Translation
My chosen people have turned against me; like a lion in the forest they have roared at me, and so I hate them.

Contemporary English Version
My people have turned against me and roar at me like lions. That's why I hate them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My inheritance is become to me as a lion in the wood: it hath cried out against me, therefore have I hated it.

New American Bible
My heritage has become for me like a lion in the thicket; She has raised her voice against me, therefore she has incurred my hatred.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My inheritance is become to me as a lion in the wood: it hath cried out against me, therefore have I hated it.

crieth out.

Jeremiah 2:15 The lions have roared upon him, and have made a noise, they have made his land a wilderness: his cities are burnt down, and there is none to dwell in them.

Jeremiah 51:38 They shall roar together like lions, they shall shake their manes like young lions.

therefore.

Hosea 9:15 All their wickedness is in Galgal, for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their devices I will cast them forth out of my house: I will love them no more, all their princes are revolters.

Amos 6:8 The Lord God hath sworn by his own soul, saith the Lord the God of hosts: I detest the pride of Jacob, and I hate his houses, and I will deliver up the city with the inhabitants thereof.

Zechariah 11:8 And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.

Context
God's Answer to Jeremiah
7I have forsaken my house, I have left my inheritance: I have given my dear soul into the hand of her enemies. 8My inheritance is become to me as a lion in the wood: it hath cried out against me, therefore have I hated it.9Is my inheritance to me as a speckled bird? is it as a bird dyed throughout? come ye, assemble yourselves, all ye beasts of the earth, make haste to devour.…
Cross References
Isaiah 59:13
In sinning and lying against the Lord: and we have turned away so that we went not after our God, but spoke calumny and transgression: we have conceived, and uttered from the heart, words of falsehood.

Ezekiel 23:18
And she discovered her fornications, and discovered her disgrace: and my soul was alienated from her, as my soul was alienated from her sister.

Hosea 9:15
All their wickedness is in Galgal, for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their devices I will cast them forth out of my house: I will love them no more, all their princes are revolters.

Amos 6:8
The Lord God hath sworn by his own soul, saith the Lord the God of hosts: I detest the pride of Jacob, and I hate his houses, and I will deliver up the city with the inhabitants thereof.

Micah 2:8
The house of Jacob saith: Is the Spirit of the Lord straitened or are these his thoughts? Are not my words good to him that walketh uprightly?

Additional Translations
My inheritance has become to Me like a lion in the forest. She has roared against Me; therefore I hate her.My heritage is to me as a lion in the forest; it cries out against me: therefore have I hated it.

My heritage is become unto me as a lion in the forest: she hath uttered her voice against me; therefore I have hated her.

My inheritance has become to me as a lion in a forest; she has uttered her voice against me; therefore have I hated her.

My heritage is become unto me as a lion in the forest; it hath raised its voice against me: therefore have I hated it.

Mine heritage is become unto me as a lion in the forest: she hath uttered her voice against me; therefore I have hated her.

My heritage is to me as a lion in the forest; it crieth out against me: therefore have I hated it.

My heritage is become to me as a lion in the forest: she has uttered her voice against me; therefore I have hated her.

Mine inheritance hath been to Me as a lion in a forest, She gave forth against Me with her voice, Therefore I have hated her.
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