New Living Translation
And you have brought this upon yourselves by rebelling against the LORD your God, even though he was leading you on the way!
King James Bible
Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way?
Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken Jehovah thy God, at the time he was leading thee in the way?
World English Bible
"Haven't you procured this to yourself, in that you have forsaken Yahweh your God, when he led you by the way?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou not do this to thyself? By thy forsaking Jehovah thy God, At the time He is leading thee in the way?
Jeremiah 2:17 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:17 When - By the conduct of providence in the wilderness, keeping thee from all dangers.
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
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He found them in a desert land, in an empty, howling wasteland. He surrounded them and watched over them; he guarded them as he would guard his own eyes.
"Your own actions have brought this upon you. This punishment is bitter, piercing you to the heart!"
Your wickedness has deprived you of these wonderful blessings. Your sin has robbed you of all these good things.
You may ask yourself, "Why is all this happening to me?" It is because of your many sins! That is why you have been stripped and raped by invading armies.
"'For Israel has forsaken me and turned this valley into a place of wickedness. The people burn incense to foreign gods--idols never before acknowledged by this generation, by their ancestors, or by the kings of Judah. And they have filled this place with the blood of innocent children.
They provoked my anger with all their wickedness. They burned incense and worshiped other gods--gods that neither they nor you nor any of your ancestors had ever even known.
I turned my face away and punished them because of their defilement and their sins.
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