Jeremiah 5:30
New International Version
"A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land:

New Living Translation
A horrible and shocking thing has happened in this land--

English Standard Version
An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land:

Berean Study Bible
A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land.

New American Standard Bible
"An appalling and horrible thing Has happened in the land:

King James Bible
A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land;

Christian Standard Bible
An appalling, horrible thing has taken place in the land.

Contemporary English Version
Look at the terrible things going on in this country. I am shocked!

Good News Translation
A terrible and shocking thing has happened in the land:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A horrible, terrible thing has taken place in the land.

International Standard Version
"An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land:

NET Bible
"Something horrible and shocking is going on in the land of Judah:

New Heart English Bible
"An astonishing and horrible thing has happened in the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Something horrible and disgusting is happening in the land:

JPS Tanakh 1917
An appalling and horrible thing Is come to pass in the land:

New American Standard 1977
“An appalling and horrible thing Has happened in the land:

Jubilee Bible 2000
A horrible and ugly thing is committed in the land:

King James 2000 Bible
An appalling and horrible thing is committed in the land;

American King James Version
A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land;

American Standard Version
A wonderful and horrible thing is come to pass in the land:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Shocking and horrible deeds have been done on the land;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Astonishing and wonderful things have been done in the land.

Darby Bible Translation
An appalling and horrible thing is committed in the land:

English Revised Version
A wonderful and horrible thing is come to pass in the land;

Webster's Bible Translation
A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land;

World English Bible
"An astonishing and horrible thing has happened in the land.

Young's Literal Translation
An astonishing and horrible thing hath been in the land.
Study Bible
Judgment Proclaimed
29Should I not punish them for these things? declares the LORD. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this? 30A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land. 31The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority. My people love it so, but what will you do in the end?”…
Cross References
Jeremiah 18:13
Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "Inquire among the nations: Who has ever heard things like these? Virgin Israel has done a most terrible thing.

Jeremiah 23:14
And among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing: They commit adultery and walk in lies. They strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that no one turns his back on wickedness. They are all like Sodom to Me; the people of Jerusalem are like Gomorrah."

Hosea 6:10
In the house of Israel I have seen a horrible thing: There Ephraim practices prostitution and Israel is defiled.

Treasury of Scripture

A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land;

A wonderful and horrible thing.

Jeremiah 2:12
Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:14
I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

Isaiah 1:2
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.







Lexicon
A horrible
שַׁמָּה֙ (šam·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8047: Ruin, consternation

and shocking thing
וְשַׁ֣עֲרוּרָ֔ה (wə·ša·‘ă·rū·rāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8186: A horror, horrible thing

has happened
נִהְיְתָ֖ה (nih·yə·ṯāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

in the land.
בָּאָֽרֶץ׃ (bā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land
(30) Wonderful.--Better, terrible.

Is committed.--Better, has come to pass.

Verses 30, 31. - The result of the prophet's examination of the moral condition of the people. Verse 30. - A wonderful and horrible thing, etc.; rather, an appalling and horrible thins hath happened in the land. The word rendered "appalling" (or stupefying) has a peculiar force, it only occurs again in Jeremiah 23:14, though a cognate adjective is found in Jeremiah 18:13 (comp. on Jeremiah 2:11). 5:19-31 Unhumbled hearts are ready to charge God with being unjust in their afflictions. But they may read their sin in their punishment. If men will inquire wherefore the Lord doeth hard things unto them, let them think of their sins. The restless waves obeyed the Divine decree, that they should not pass the sandy shores, which were as much a restraint as lofty mountains; but they burst all restraints of God's law, and were wholly gone into wickedness. Neither did they consider their interest. While the Lord, year after year, reserves to us the appointed weeks of harvest, men live on his bounty; yet they transgress against him. Sin deprives us of God's blessings; it makes the heaven as brass, and the earth as iron. Certainly the things of this world are not the best things; and we are not to think, that, because evil men prosper, God allows their practices. Though sentence against evil works is not executed speedily, it will be executed. Shall I not visit for these things? This speaks the certainty and the necessity of God's judgments. Let those who walk in bad ways consider that an end will come, and there will be bitterness in the latter end.
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