King James Version
But to the land whereunto they desire to return, thither shall they not return.
Darby Bible Translation
And into the land whereunto they lift up their souls to return, thither shall they not return.
World English Bible
But to the land whereunto their soul longs to return, there shall they not return.
Young's Literal Translation
And to the land whither they are lifting up their soul to return, Thither they do not return.
Jeremiah 22:27 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
desire: Heb. lift up their mind
But to the land whereunto they desire to return, thither shall they not return.Jeremiah 22:27 Parallel Commentaries
Library"Hear the Word of the Lord, Ye Rulers of Sodom, Give Ear unto the Law of Our God, Ye People of Gomorrah,"
Isaiah i. 10, 11, &c.--"Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah," &c. It is strange to think what mercy is mixed with the most wrath like strokes and threatenings. There is no prophet whose office and commission is only for judgment, nay, to speak the truth, it is mercy that premises threatenings. The entering of the law, both in the commands and curses, is to make sin abound, that grace may superabound, so that both rods and threatenings …
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And I will cast thee out, and thy mother that bare thee, into another country, where ye were not born; and there shall ye die.
Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol? is he a vessel wherein is no pleasure? wherefore are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into a land which they know not?
And I will bring again to this place Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, with all the captives of Judah, that went into Babylon, saith the LORD: for I will break the yoke of the king of Babylon.
For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; As mine anger and my fury hath been poured forth upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem; so shall my fury be poured forth upon you, when ye shall enter into Egypt: and ye shall be an execration, and an astonishment, and a curse, and a reproach; and ye shall see this place no more.
So that none of the remnant of Judah, which are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or remain, that they should return into the land of Judah, to the which they have a desire to return to dwell there: for none shall return but such as shall escape.
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