Jeremiah 50:6
Good News Translation
"My people are like sheep whose shepherds have let them get lost in the mountains. They have wandered like sheep from one mountain to another, and they have forgotten where their home is.

Contemporary English Version
My people, you are lost sheep abandoned in the mountains by their shepherds. You don't even remember your resting place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My people have been a lost flock, their shepherds have caused them to go astray, and have made them wander in the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

New American Bible
Lost sheep were my people, their shepherds misled them, leading them astray on the mountains; From mountain to hill they wandered, forgetting their fold.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My people have been a lost flock, their shepherds have caused them to go astray, and have made them wander in the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

people

Jeremiah 50:17 Israel is a scattered flock, the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria devoured him: and last this Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

Psalm 119:176 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost: seek thy servant, because I have not forgotten thy commandments.

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Matthew 9:36 And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

Matthew 10:6 But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 15:24 And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.

Matthew 18:11-13 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. . . .

Luke 15:4-7 What man of you that hath an hundred sheep, and if he shall lose one of them, doth he not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after that which was lost, until he find it? . . .

1 Peter 2:25 For you were as sheep going astray: but you are now converted to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

their shepherds

Jeremiah 10:21 Because the pastors have done foolishly, and have not sought the Lord: therefore have they not understood, and all their flock is scattered.

Jeremiah 23:11-15 For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 56:10-12 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams. . . .

Ezekiel 34:4-12 The weak you have not strengthened, and that which was sick you have not healed, that which was broken you have not bound up, and that which was driven away you have not brought again, neither have you sought that which was lost: but you ruled over them with rigour, and with a high hand. . . .

Zechariah 11:4-9 Thus saith the Lord my God: Feed the flock of the slaughter, . . .

on the

Jeremiah 2:20 Of old time thou hast broken my yoke, thou hast burst my bands, and thou saidst: I will not serve. For on every high hill, and under every green tree thou didst prostitute thyself.

Jeremiah 3:6,23 And the Lord said to me in the days of king Josias: Hast thou seen what rebellious Israel hath done? she hath gone of herself upon every high mountain, and under every green tree, and hath played the harlot there. . . .

Ezekiel 34:6 My sheep have wandered in every mountain, and in every high hill: and my flocks were scattered upon the face of the earth, and there was none that sought them, there was none, I say, that sought them.

have forgotten

Jeremiah 2:32 Will a virgin forget her ornament, or a bride her stomacher? but my people hath forgotten me days without number.

Psalm 32:7 Thou art my refuge from the trouble which hath encompassed me: my joy, deliver me from them that surround me.

Psalm 90:1 A prayer of Moses the man of God. Lord, thou hast been our refuge from generation to generation.

Psalm 91:1 The praise of a canticle for David. He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High, shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob.

Psalm 116:7 Turn, O my soul, into thy rest: for the Lord hath been bountiful to thee.

Isaiah 30:15 For thus saith the Lord God the Holy One of Israel: If you return and be quiet, you shall be saved: in silence and in hope shall your strength be. And you would not:

Isaiah 32:2 And a man shall be as when one is hid from the wind, and hideth himself from a storm, as rivers of waters in drought, and the shadow of a rock that standeth out in a desert land.

Psalm 23:2 He hath set me in a place of pasture. He hath brought me up, on the water of refreshment:

Songs 1:7,8 If thou know not thyself, O fairest among women, go forth, and follow after the steps of the flocks, and feed thy kids beside the tents of the shepherds. . . .

Ezekiel 34:14,25-28 I will feed them in the most fruitful pastures, and their pastures shall be in the high mountains of Israel: there shall they rest on the green grass, and be fed in fat pastures upon the mountains of Israel. . . .

Context
Hope for Israel and Judah
5They shall ask the way to Sion, their faces are hitherward. They shall come, and shall be joined to the Lord by an everlasting covenant, which shall never be forgotten. 6My people have been a lost flock, their shepherds have caused them to go astray, and have made them wander in the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.7All 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.…
Cross References
Matthew 9:36
And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

Matthew 10:6
But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Psalm 119:176
I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost: seek thy servant, because I have not forgotten thy commandments.

Isaiah 53:6
All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Jeremiah 13:16
Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.

Jeremiah 23:1
Woe to the pastors, that destroy and tear the sheep of my pasture, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 23:11
For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 33:12
Thus saith the Lord of hosts: There shall be again in this place that is desolate without man, and without beast, and in all the cities thereof, an habitation of shepherds causing their flocks to lie down.

Jeremiah 50:19
And I will bring Israel again to his habitation: and he shall feed on Carmel, and Bason, and his soul shall be satisfied in mount Ephraim, and Galaad.

Ezekiel 13:10
Because they have deceived my people, saying: Peace, and there is no peace: and the people built up a wall, and they daubed it with dirt without straw.

Ezekiel 34:5
And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

Ezekiel 34:6
My sheep have wandered in every mountain, and in every high hill: and my flocks were scattered upon the face of the earth, and there was none that sought them, there was none, I say, that sought them.

Ezekiel 34:15
I will feed my sheep: and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord God.

Ezekiel 34:16
I will seek that which was lost: and that which was driven away, I will bring again: and I will bind up that which was broken, and I will strengthen that which was weak, and that which was fat and strong I will preserve, and I will feed them in judgment.

Additional Translations
My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray, causing them to roam the mountains. They have wandered from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.My people has been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting-place.

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds thrust them out, they caused them to wander on the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their resting-place.

My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they turned them away on the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their resting-place.

My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting-place.

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.

A perishing flock hath My people been, Their shepherds have caused them to err, To the mountains causing them to go back, From mountain unto hill they have gone, They have forgotten their crouching-place.
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