Jeremiah 45:3
New International Version
You said, 'Woe to me! The LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am worn out with groaning and find no rest.'

New Living Translation
You have said, ‘I am overwhelmed with trouble! Haven’t I had enough pain already? And now the LORD has added more! I am worn out from sighing and can find no rest.’

English Standard Version
You said, ‘Woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain. I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.’

Berean Study Bible
You have said, ‘Woe is me because the LORD has added sorrow to my pain! I am worn out with groaning and have found no rest.’ ”

King James Bible
Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for the LORD hath added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.

New King James Version
‘You said, “Woe is me now! For the LORD has added grief to my sorrow. I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.” ’

New American Standard Bible
‘You said, “Oh, woe to me! For the LORD has added grief to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and have found no rest.”’

NASB 1995
'You said, "Ah, woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and have found no rest."'

NASB 1977
‘You said, “Ah, woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and have found no rest.”’

Amplified Bible
‘You said, “Woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and sighing and I find no rest.”’

Christian Standard Bible
‘You have said, “Woe is me, because the LORD has added misery to my pain! I am worn out with groaning and have found no rest.” ’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
'You have said, "Woe is me, because the LORD has added misery to my pain! I am worn out with groaning and have found no rest."'

American Standard Version
Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for Jehovah hath added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“You have said: ‘Woe, for LORD JEHOVAH has added misery unto my sorrow! I am weary with my groaning, and I have not found rest!’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Whereas thou hast said, Alas! alas! for the Lord has laid a grievous trouble upon me; I lay down in groaning, I found no rest;

Contemporary English Version
You are moaning and blaming me, the LORD, for your troubles and sorrow, and for being so tired that you can't even rest.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast said: Woe is me, wretch that I am, for the Lord hath added sorrow to my sorrow: I am wearied with my groans, and I find no rest.

English Revised Version
Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for the LORD hath added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.

Good News Translation
you are saying, 'I give up! The LORD has added sorrow to my troubles. I am worn out from groaning, and I can't find any rest!'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You said, 'I'm so miserable! The LORD has added grief to my pain. I'm worn out from groaning. I can't find any rest.'

International Standard Version
You have said, "How terrible for me, for the LORD has added sorrow to my pain. I'm weary with my groaning, and I haven't found rest."'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Woe is me now! For the LORD hath added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, And I find no rest.

Literal Standard Version
You have said, Woe to me, now, for YHWH has added sorrow to my pain, I have been wearied with my sighing, and I have not found rest.

NET Bible
You have said, "I feel so hopeless! For the LORD has added sorrow to my suffering. I am worn out from groaning. I can't find any rest."'"

New Heart English Bible
'You said, "Woe is me now. For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest."'"

World English Bible
You said, Woe is me now! for Yahweh has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.

Young's Literal Translation
'Thou hast said, Woe to me, now, for Jehovah hath added sorrow to my pain, I have been wearied with my sighing, and rest I have not found.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Message to Baruch
2“This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says to you, Baruch: 3You have said, ‘Woe is me because the LORD has added sorrow to my pain! I am worn out with groaning and have found no rest.’” 4Thus Jeremiah was to say to Baruch: “This is what the LORD says: Throughout the land I will demolish what I have built and uproot what I have planted.…

Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, since God in His mercy has given us this ministry, we do not lose heart.

2 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, yet our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Galatians 6:9
Let us not grow weary in well-doing, for in due time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Psalm 6:6
I am weary from groaning; all night I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears.

Psalm 69:3
I am weary from my crying; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.

Jeremiah 45:2
"This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says to you, Baruch:


Treasury of Scripture

You did say, Woe is me now! for the LORD has added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.

Woe

Jeremiah 9:1
Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 15:10
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

Jeremiah 20:7
O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me.

added

Genesis 37:34,35
And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days…

Genesis 42:36-38
And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me…

Numbers 11:11-15
And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me? …

I fainted

Jeremiah 8:18
When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.

Psalm 27:13
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

Psalm 77:3,4
I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah…









Verse 3. - Hath added grief to my sorrow. Baruch felt "sorrow" or "pain" at the sinfulness of the people; "grief" or "anxiety" was added by Jeremiah's announcement of the judgment. I fainted in my sighing; rather, I am weary with my sighing; comp. Psalm 6:7 (Authorized Version, 6).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You have said,
אָמַ֙רְתָּ֙ (’ā·mar·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Woe is me,
אֽוֹי־ (’ō·w-)
Interjection
Strong's 188: Lamentation, Oh!

because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has added
יָסַ֧ף (yā·sap̄)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3254: To add, augment

sorrow
יָג֖וֹן (yā·ḡō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3015: Grief, sorrow

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

my pain!
מַכְאֹבִ֑י (maḵ·’ō·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4341: Anguish, affliction

I am worn out
יָגַ֙עְתִּי֙ (yā·ḡa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3021: To gasp, to be exhausted, to tire, to toil

with groaning
בְּאַנְחָתִ֔י (bə·’an·ḥā·ṯî)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 585: A sighing, groaning

and have found
מָצָֽאתִי׃ (mā·ṣā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

no
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

rest.’”
וּמְנוּחָ֖ה (ū·mə·nū·ḥāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4496: Repose, peacefully, consolation, an abode


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