New Living Translation
Even the doe abandons her newborn fawn because there is no grass in the field.
King James Bible
Yea, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass.
Darby Bible Translation
For the hind also calveth in the field, and forsaketh its young, because there is no grass.
World English Bible
Yes, the hind also in the field calves, and forsakes [her young], because there is no grass.
Young's Literal Translation
For even the hind in the field hath brought forth -- to forsake it! For there hath been no grass.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:5 The hind - Hinds use not to get their food in fields, but upon mountains and in wildernesses, but the drought was such, that these creatures came into the lower grounds, and there brought forth their young. The hinds are loving creatures and as all creatures love their young, so hinds especially; but their moisture being dried up, they could not suckle them, but were forced to leave them, running about to seek grass to eat.
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
"Naphtali is a doe set free that bears beautiful fawns.
Even the waters of Nimrim are dried up! The grassy banks are scorched. The tender plants are gone; nothing green remains.
How the animals moan with hunger! The herds of cattle wander about confused, because they have no pasture. The flocks of sheep and goats bleat in misery.
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