New American Standard Bible
"They have healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.
King James Bible
They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is 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.
World English Bible
They have healed also the hurt of my people superficially, 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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Healed - Rather, "tried to heal."
Of the daughter - These words are omitted by a majority of manuscripts, but found in most of the versions.
Slightly - literally, "according to," i. e., as if it were, a "trifle: making nothing" of it. This cry of "peace" was doubtless based upon Josiah's reforms.
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1 Thessalonians 5:3
While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.
2 Samuel 17:3
and I will bring back all the people to you. The return of everyone depends on the man you seek; then all the people will be at peace."
Who say to the seers, "You must not see visions"; And to the prophets, "You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions.
"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.
But, "Ah, Lord GOD!" I said, "Look, the prophets are telling them, 'You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'"
"It is definitely because they have misled My people by saying, 'Peace!' when there is no peace. And when anyone builds a wall, behold, they plaster it over with whitewash;
along with the prophets of Israel who prophesy to Jerusalem, and who see visions of peace for her when there is no peace,' declares the Lord GOD.
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