New Living Translation
Did you not ridicule the people of Israel? Were they caught in the company of thieves that you should despise them as you do?
King James Bible
For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy.
Darby Bible Translation
For was not Israel a derision unto thee? Was he found among thieves, that as oft as thou didst speak of him, thou didst shake the head?
World English Bible
For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.
Young's Literal Translation
And was not Israel the derision to thee? Among thieves was he found? For since thy words concerning him, Thou dost bemoan thyself.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
48:27 Was he found - Why didst thou deal by Israel as men deal by thieves, when they are brought to shame?
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
I could say the same things if you were in my place. I could spout off criticism and shake my head at you.
Their own tongues will ruin them, and all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.
"Israel is like a thief who feels shame only when he gets caught. They, their kings, officials, priests, and prophets--all are alike in this.
Therefore, their land will become desolate, a monument to their stupidity. All who pass by will be astonished and will shake their heads in amazement.
In the midst of her sadness and wandering, Jerusalem remembers her ancient splendor. But now she has fallen to her enemy, and there is no one to help her. Her enemy struck her down and laughed as she fell.
"Does it mean nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look around and see if there is any suffering like mine, which the LORD brought on me when he erupted in fierce anger.
All who pass by jeer at you. They scoff and insult beautiful Jerusalem, saying, "Is this the city called 'Most Beautiful in All the World' and 'Joy of All the Earth'?"
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