Jeremiah 6:3
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New Living Translation
Enemies will surround you, like shepherds camped around the city. Each chooses a place for his troops to devour.

King James Bible
The shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

Darby Bible Translation
Shepherds with their flocks shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.

World English Bible
Shepherds with their flocks shall come to her; they shall pitch their tents against her all around; they shall feed everyone in his place."

Young's Literal Translation
Unto her come do shepherds and their droves, They have stricken tents by her round about, They have fed each in his own station.

Jeremiah 6:3 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:3 The shepherds - The Chaldean princes, with their armies, as so many flocks, shall come into this pleasant land. In his place - Each one in his quarter or station.

Jeremiah 6:3 Parallel Commentaries

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Backsliding.
"I will heal their backsliding; I will love them freely: for Mine anger is turned away."--Hosea xiv. 4. There are two kinds of backsliders. Some have never been converted: they have gone through the form of joining a Christian community and claim to be backsliders; but they never have, if I may use the expression, "slid forward." They may talk of backsliding; but they have never really been born again. They need to be treated differently from real back-sliders--those who have been born of the incorruptible
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It

An Obscured vision
(Preached at the opening of the Winona Lake Bible Conference.) TEXT: "Where there is no vision, the people perish."--Proverbs 29:18. It is not altogether an easy matter to secure a text for such an occasion as this; not because the texts are so few in number but rather because they are so many, for one has only to turn over the pages of the Bible in the most casual way to find them facing him at every reading. Feeling the need of advice for such a time as this, I asked a number of my friends who
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot

Sin Charged Upon the Surety
All we like sheep have gone astray: we have turned every one to his own way, and the LORD hath laid upon Him the iniquity of us all. C omparisons, in the Scripture, are frequently to be understood with great limitation: perhaps, out of many circumstances, only one is justly applicable to the case. Thus, when our Lord says, Behold, I come as a thief (Revelation 16:15) , --common sense will fix the resemblance to a single point, that He will come suddenly, and unexpectedly. So when wandering sinners
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

An Address to the Regenerate, Founded on the Preceding Discourses.
James I. 18. James I. 18. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures. I INTEND the words which I have now been reading, only as an introduction to that address to the sons and daughters of the Lord Almighty, with which I am now to conclude these lectures; and therefore shall not enter into any critical discussion, either of them, or of the context. I hope God has made the series of these discourses, in some measure, useful to those
Philip Doddridge—Practical Discourses on Regeneration

Cross References
Luke 19:43
Before long your enemies will build ramparts against your walls and encircle you and close in on you from every side.

2 Kings 25:1
So on January 15, during the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon led his entire army against Jerusalem. They surrounded the city and built siege ramps against its walls.

Jeremiah 4:17
They surround Jerusalem like watchmen around a field, for my people have rebelled against me," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 12:10
"Many rulers have ravaged my vineyard, trampling down the vines and turning all its beauty into a barren wilderness.

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