New Living Translation
"Why has Israel become a slave? Why has he been carried away as plunder?
King James Bible
Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled?
Darby Bible Translation
Is Israel a bondman? Is he a home-born slave? Why is he become a spoil?
World English Bible
Is Israel a servant? Is he a native-born [slave]? Why has he become a prey?
Young's Literal Translation
A servant is Israel? Is he a child of the house? Wherefore hath he been for a prey?
Jeremiah 2:14 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:14 A slave - Slave is here added to home - born to express the baseness of his service, because the master had power to make those slaves who were born of slaves in his house. Why - Why is he thus tyrannized over, as if strangers had the same right over him as owners over their slaves?
Library'The God of the Amen'
'He who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth.'--ISAIAH lxv. 16. The full beauty and significance of these remarkable words are only reached when we attend to the literal rendering of a part of them which is obscured in our version. As they stand in the original they have, in both cases, instead of the vague expression, 'The God of truth,' the singularly picturesque one, 'The God of the Amen.' I. Note …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
This instruction applies to everyone, whether a native-born Israelite or a foreigner living among you."
"And when your people ask, 'Why did the LORD our God do all this to us?' you must reply, 'You rejected him and gave yourselves to foreign gods in your own land. Now you will serve foreigners in a land that is not your own.'
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."
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