Jeremiah 9:2
Good News Translation
I wish I had a place to stay in the desert where I could get away from my people. They are all unfaithful, a mob of traitors.

Contemporary English Version
I wish I could go into the desert and find a hiding place from all who are treacherous and unfaithful to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors.

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Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors.

that I had.

Psalm 55:6-8 And I said: Who will give me wings like a dove, and I will fly and be at rest? . . .

Psalm 120:5-7 Woe is me, that my sojourning is prolonged! I have dwelt with the inhabitants of Cedar: . . .

Micah 7:1-7 Woe is me, for I am become as one that gleaneth in autumn the grapes of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat, my soul desired the first ripe figs. . . .

for.

Jeremiah 5:7,8 How can I be merciful to thee? thy children have forsaken me, and swear by them that are not gods: I fed them to the full, and they committed adultery, and rioted in the harlot's house. . . .

Jeremiah 23:10 Because the land is full of adulterers, because the land hath mourned by reason of cursing, the fields of the desert are dried up: and their course is become evil, and their strength unlike.

Ezekiel 22:10,11 They have discovered the nakedness of their father in thee, they have humbled the uncleanness of the menstruous woman in thee. . . .

Hosea 4:2 Cursing, and lying, and killing, and theft, and adultery, have overflowed, and blood hath touched blood.

Hosea 7:4 They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened.

James 4:4 Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

an assembly.

Jeremiah 12:1,6 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly? . . .

Hosea 5:7 They have transgressed against the Lord: for they have begotten children that are strangers: now shall a month devour them with their portions.

Hosea 6:7 But they, like Adam, have transgressed the covenant, there have they dealt treacherously against me.

Micah 7:2-5 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death. . . .

Zephaniah 3:4 Her prophets are senseless, men without faith: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have acted unjustly against the law.

Malachi 2:11 Juda hath transgressed, and abomination hath been committed in Israel, and in Jerusalem: for Juda hath profaned the holiness of the Lord, which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god.

Context
A Lament over Zion
1Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people. 2Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors.3And they have bent their tongue, as a bow, for lies, and not for truth: they have strengthened themselves upon the earth, for they have proceeded from evil to evil, and me they have not known, saith the Lord.…
Cross References
Psalm 55:6
And I said: Who will give me wings like a dove, and I will fly and be at rest?

Psalm 55:7
Lo, I have gone far off flying away; and I abode in the wilderness.

Psalm 120:5
Woe is me, that my sojourning is prolonged! I have dwelt with the inhabitants of Cedar:

Psalm 120:6
My soul hath been long a sojourner.

Jeremiah 5:7
How can I be merciful to thee? thy children have forsaken me, and swear by them that are not gods: I fed them to the full, and they committed adultery, and rioted in the harlot's house.

Jeremiah 5:8
They are become as amorous horses and stallions: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.

Jeremiah 5:11
For the house of Israel, and the house of Juda have greatly transgressed against me, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 12:1
Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?

Jeremiah 12:6
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have fought against thee, and have cried after thee with full voice: believe them not when they speak good things to thee.

Jeremiah 13:22
And if thou shalt say in thy heart: Why are these things come upon me? For the greatness of thy iniquity, thy nakedness is discovered, the soles of thy feet are defiled.

Jeremiah 23:10
Because the land is full of adulterers, because the land hath mourned by reason of cursing, the fields of the desert are dried up: and their course is become evil, and their strength unlike.

Hosea 4:2
Cursing, and lying, and killing, and theft, and adultery, have overflowed, and blood hath touched blood.

Hosea 7:4
They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened.

Micah 6:12
By which her rich men were filled with iniquity, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue was deceitful in their mouth.

Malachi 2:14
And you have said: For what cause? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee, and the wife of thy youth, whom thou hast despised: yet she was thy partner, and the wife of thy covenant.

Additional Translations
If only I had a traveler’s lodge in the wilderness, I would abandon my people and depart from them, for they are all adulterers, a crowd of faithless people.Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging-place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Who would give me a most distant lodge in the wilderness, that I might leave my people, and depart from them? for they all commit adultery, an assembly of treacherous men.

Oh that I had in the wilderness a traveller's lodging-place, that I might leave my people, and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging-place of way-faring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Who doth give me in a wilderness A lodging-place of travellers? And I leave my people, and go from them, For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous ones.
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