Jeremiah 12:7
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
"I have abandoned my people, my special possession. I have surrendered my dearest ones to their enemies.

King James Bible
I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Darby Bible Translation
I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage, I have given the beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

World English Bible
I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Young's Literal Translation
I have forsaken My house, I have left Mine inheritance, I have given the beloved of My soul Into the hand of her enemies.

Jeremiah 12:7 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:7 My house - God by his house here understands the temple. Heritage - The whole body of the Israelites, whom God threatens to leave with respect to his special providence.

Jeremiah 12:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Justice of God
The next attribute is God's justice. All God's attributes are identical, and are the same with his essence. Though he has several attributes whereby he is made known to us, yet he has but one essence. A cedar tree may have several branches, yet it is but one cedar. So there are several attributes of God whereby we conceive of him, but only one entire essence. Well, then, concerning God's justice. Deut 32:4. Just and right is he.' Job 37:23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Isaiah 2:6
For the LORD has rejected his people, the descendants of Jacob, because they have filled their land with practices from the East and with sorcerers, as the Philistines do. They have made alliances with pagans.

Jeremiah 7:29
Shave your head in mourning, and weep alone on the mountains. For the LORD has rejected and forsaken this generation that has provoked his fury.'

Jeremiah 11:15
"What right do my beloved people have to come to my Temple, when they have done so many immoral things? Can their vows and sacrifices prevent their destruction? They actually rejoice in doing evil!

Jeremiah 14:19
LORD, have you completely rejected Judah? Do you really hate Jerusalem? Why have you wounded us past all hope of healing? We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.

Jeremiah 17:4
The wonderful possession I have reserved for you will slip from your hands. I will tell your enemies to take you as captives to a foreign land. For my anger blazes like a fire that will burn forever."

Jeremiah 23:33
"Suppose one of the people or one of the prophets or priests asks you, 'What prophecy has the LORD burdened you with now?' You must reply, 'You are the burden! The LORD says he will abandon you!'

Jeremiah 23:39
I will forget you completely. I will expel you from my presence, along with this city that I gave to you and your ancestors.

Jump to Previous
Abandon Abandoned Beloved Cast Dearly Enemies Forsake Forsaken Hand Hands Haters Heritage House Inheritance Love Soul
Jump to Next
Abandon Abandoned Beloved Cast Dearly Enemies Forsake Forsaken Hand Hands Haters Heritage House Inheritance Love Soul
Links
Jeremiah 12:7 NIV
Jeremiah 12:7 NLT
Jeremiah 12:7 ESV
Jeremiah 12:7 NASB
Jeremiah 12:7 KJV

Jeremiah 12:7 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 12:7 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 12:7 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 12:7 French Bible
Jeremiah 12:7 German Bible

Jeremiah 12:7 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 12:6
Top of Page
Top of Page