Jeremiah 8:11
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New International Version
They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. "Peace, peace," they say, when there is no peace.

New Living Translation
They offer superficial treatments for my people's mortal wound. They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.

English Standard Version
They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ when there is no peace.

Berean Study Bible
They dress the wounds of the daughter of My people with very little care, saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ when there is no peace.

New American Standard Bible
"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

King James Bible
For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Christian Standard Bible
They have treated the brokenness of my dear people superficially, claiming, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace.

Contemporary English Version
All they ever offer to my deeply wounded people are empty hopes for peace.

Good News Translation
They act as if my people's wounds were only scratches. 'All is well,' they say, when all is not well.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They have treated superficially the brokenness of My dear people, claiming, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace.

International Standard Version
They have treated my people's wound superficially, telling them, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace.

NET Bible
They offer only superficial help for the hurt my dear people have suffered. They say, "Everything will be all right!" But everything is not all right!

New Heart English Bible
They have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, "Peace, peace;" when there is no peace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They treat my dear people's wounds as though they were not serious, saying, "Everything is alright! Everything is alright!" But it's not alright.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they have healed the hurt of the daughter of My people lightly, Saying: 'Peace, peace', when there is no peace.

New American Standard 1977
“And they heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ But there is no peace.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For they have treated the destruction of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

King James 2000 Bible
For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

American King James Version
For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

American Standard Version
And they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they healed the breach of the daughter of my people disgracefully, saying Peace, peace: when there was no peace.

Darby Bible Translation
And they have healed the breach of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace! when there is no peace.

English Revised Version
And they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

World English Bible
They have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Young's Literal Translation
And they heal the breach of the daughter of my people slightly, Saying, Peace, peace! and there is no peace.
Study Bible
Judah's Sin and Punishment
10Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners, for from the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; from the prophet to the priest, all practice deceit. 11They dress the wounds of the daughter of My people with very little care, saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ when there is no peace. 12Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame at all, not even enough to blush. Therefore they will fall among the fallen. When I punish them, they will collapse, says the LORD.…
Cross References
1 Thessalonians 5:3
While people are saying, "Peace and security," destruction will come upon them suddenly, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Jeremiah 6:14
They have dressed the wound of My people with very little care, saying, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace at all.

Jeremiah 8:15
We hoped for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but there was only terror.

Jeremiah 14:13
"Ah, Lord GOD!" I replied, "Look, the prophets are telling them, 'You will not see the sword or suffer famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'"

Jeremiah 14:14
"The prophets are prophesying lies in My name," the LORD replied. "I did not send them or appoint them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a false vision, a worthless divination, the futility and delusion of their own minds.

Jeremiah 23:17
They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD says that you will have peace,' and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, 'No harm will come to you.'

Lamentations 2:14
The visions of your prophets were empty and deceptive; they did not expose your guilt to ward off your captivity. The oracles they saw for you were empty and misleading.

Ezekiel 13:10
Because they have led My people astray, saying, "Peace," when there is no peace, and whitewashing any flimsy wall that is built,

Ezekiel 13:16
those prophets of Israel who prophesied to Jerusalem and saw a vision of peace for her when there was no peace, declares the Lord GOD."'

Treasury of Scripture

For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

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Jeremiah 6:14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, …

Jeremiah 14:14,15 Then the LORD said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: …

Jeremiah 27:9,10 Therefore listen not you to your prophets, nor to your diviners, …

Jeremiah 28:3-9 Within two full years will I bring again into this place all the …

1 Kings 22:6,13 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four …

Lamentations 2:14 Your prophets have seen vain and foolish things for you: and they …

Ezekiel 13:10-16,22 Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; …

Micah 2:11 If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, saying, I will …







For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people,.... See Gill on Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 6:15. 11. (Eze 13:10).8:4-13 What brought this ruin? 1. The people would not attend to reason; they would not act in the affairs of their souls with common prudence. Sin is backsliding; it is going back from the way that leads to life, to that which leads to destruction. 2. They would not attend to the warning of conscience. They did not take the first step towards repentance: true repentance begins in serious inquiry as to what we have done, from conviction that we have done amiss. 3. They would not attend to the ways of providence, nor understand the voice of God in them, ver. 7. They know not how to improve the seasons of grace, which God affords. Many boast of their religious knowledge, yet, unless taught by the Spirit of God, the instinct of brutes is a more sure guide than their supposed wisdom. 4. They would not attend to the written word. Many enjoy abundance of the means of grace, have Bibles and ministers, but they have them in vain. They will soon be ashamed of their devices. The pretenders to wisdom were the priests and the false prophets. They flattered people in sin, and so flattered them into destruction, silencing their fears and complaints with, All is well. Selfish teachers may promise peace when there is no peace; and thus men encourage each other in committing evil; but in the day of visitation they will have no refuge to flee unto.
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