New Living Translation
Why then does my suffering continue? Why is my wound so incurable? Your help seems as uncertain as a seasonal brook, like a spring that has gone dry."
King James Bible
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar, and as waters that fail?
Darby Bible Translation
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable? It refuseth to be healed. Wilt thou be altogether unto me as a treacherous spring, as waters that fail?
World English Bible
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuses to be healed? will you indeed be to me as a deceitful [brook], as waters that fail?
Young's Literal Translation
Why hath my pain been perpetual? And my wound incurable? It hath refused to be healed, Thou art surely to me as a failing stream, Waters not stedfast.
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My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook that overflows its banks in the spring
They count on it but are disappointed. When they arrive, their hopes are dashed.
I am innocent, but they call me a liar. My suffering is incurable, though I have not sinned.'
The nobles send servants to get water, but all the wells are dry. The servants return with empty pitchers, confused and desperate, covering their heads in grief.
This is what the LORD says: "Your injury is incurable--a terrible wound.
Why do you protest your punishment--this wound that has no cure? I have had to punish you because your sins are many and your guilt is great.
For my people's wound is too deep to heal. It has reached into Judah, even to the gates of Jerusalem.
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