New International Version
"Set up road signs; put up guideposts. Take note of the highway, the road that you take. Return, Virgin Israel, return to your towns.
King James Bible
Set thee up waymarks, make thee high heaps: set thine heart toward the highway, even the way which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.
Darby Bible Translation
Set up waymarks, make for thyself signposts; set thy heart toward the highway, the way by which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.
World English Bible
Set up road signs, make guideposts; set your heart toward the highway, even the way by which you went: turn again, virgin of Israel, turn again to these your cities.
Young's Literal Translation
Set up for thee signs, make for thee heaps, Set thy heart to the highway, the way thou wentest, Turn back, O virgin of Israel, Turn back unto these thy cities.
Jeremiah 31:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Set thee up waymarks - Alluding to stones, or heaps of stones, which travelers in the desert set up to ascertain the way, that they may know how to return. Mark the way to Babylon: thither ye shall certainly go; but from it ye shall as certainly return.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhat the Stable Creation Teaches
'If those ordinances depart from before Me, saith the Lord, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before Me for ever.'--JER. xxxi. 36. This is the seal of the new covenant, which is to be made in days future to the prophet and his contemporaries, with the house of Israel and of Judah. That new covenant is referred to in Hebrews as the fundamental law of Christ's kingdom. Therefore we have the right to take to ourselves the promises which it contains, and to think of 'the house …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
God in the Covenant
A vision of Judgement and Cleansing
Perseverance in Holiness
Leave Babylon, flee from the Babylonians! Announce this with shouts of joy and proclaim it. Send it out to the ends of the earth; say, "The LORD has redeemed his servant Jacob."
Depart, depart, go out from there! Touch no unclean thing! Come out from it and be pure, you who carry the articles of the LORD's house.
This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'
"Go up to Gilead and get balm, Virgin Daughter Egypt. But you try many medicines in vain; there is no healing for you.
They will ask the way to Zion and turn their faces toward it. They will come and bind themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.
Jump to PreviousAttention Cities Consider Direct Guiding Heaps Heart High Highway High-Way Israel Mind Note Pillars Road Signs Towards Towns Turn Virgin Way Wentest
Jump to NextAttention Cities Consider Direct Guiding Heaps Heart High Highway High-Way Israel Mind Note Pillars Road Signs Towards Towns Turn Virgin Way Wentest
LinksJeremiah 31:21 NIV
Jeremiah 31:21 NLT
Jeremiah 31:21 ESV
Jeremiah 31:21 NASB
Jeremiah 31:21 KJV
Jeremiah 31:21 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 31:21 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 31:21 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 31:21 French Bible
Jeremiah 31:21 German Bible
Jeremiah 31:21 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.