New Living Translation
"Jeremiah, say to the people, 'This is what the LORD says: "'When people fall down, don't they get up again? When they discover they're on the wrong road, don't they turn back?
King James Bible
Moreover thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD; Shall they fall, and not arise? shall he turn away, and not return?
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith Jehovah: Do men fall, and not rise up? Doth one turn away, and not return?
World English Bible
Moreover you shall tell them, Thus says Yahweh: Shall men fall, and not rise up again? Shall one turn away, and not return?
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast said unto them: Thus said Jehovah, Do they fall, and not rise? Doth he turn back, and not return?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:4 Not arise - Will they never think of rising again? Not return - Will he wander for ever?
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The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.
"The virgin Israel has fallen, never to rise again! She lies abandoned on the ground, with no one to help her up."
Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.
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