Jeremiah 15:18
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New International Version
Why is my pain unending and my wound grievous and incurable? You are to me like a deceptive brook, like a spring that fails.


New American Standard Bible
Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?


King James Bible
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar, and as waters that fail?


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why has my pain become unending, my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? You truly have become like a mirage to me-- water that is not reliable.


International Standard Version
Why is my pain unending and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? You are like a deceptive brook, whose waters cannot be depended on.


American Standard Version
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? wilt thou indeed be unto me as a deceitful brook , as waters that fail?


Douay-Rheims Bible
Why is my sorrow become perpetual, and my wound desperate so as to refuse to be healed? it is become to me as the falsehood of deceitful waters that cannot be trusted.


Darby Bible Translation
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable? It refuseth to be healed. Wilt thou be altogether unto me as a treacherous spring, as waters that fail?


Young's Literal Translation
Why hath my pain been perpetual? And my wound incurable? It hath refused to be healed, Thou art surely to me as a failing stream, Waters not stedfast.
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Context
Jeremiah's Complaint

10Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them does curse me. 11The LORD said, Truly it shall be well with your remnant; truly I will cause the enemy to entreat you well in the time of evil and in the time of affliction. 12Shall iron break the northern iron and the steel? 13Your substance and your treasures will I give to the spoil without price, and that for all your sins, even in all your borders. 14And I will make you to pass with your enemies into a land which you know not: for a fire is kindled in my anger, which shall burn on you. 15O LORD, you know: remember me, and visit me, and revenge me of my persecutors; take me not away in your long-suffering: know that for your sake I have suffered rebuke. 16Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, O LORD God of hosts. 17I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of your hand: for you have filled me with indignation. 18Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuses to be healed? will you be altogether to me as a liar, and as waters that fail?
Cross References
Job 6:15
My brothers have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;


Job 6:20
They were confounded because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.


Job 34:6
Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.


Jeremiah 14:3
And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.


Jeremiah 30:12
For thus said the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous.


Jeremiah 30:15
Why cry you for your affliction? your sorrow is incurable for the multitude of your iniquity: because your sins were increased, I have done these things to you.


Micah 1:9
For her wound is incurable; for it is come to Judah; he is come to the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.


Micah 1:14
Therefore shall you give presents to Moreshethgath: the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of Israel.


Treasury of Scripture

Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuses to be healed? will you be altogether to me as a liar, and as waters that fail?

my pain.

Jeremiah 14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us?...

Psalm 6:3 My soul is also sore vexed: but you, O LORD, how long?

Psalm 13:1-3 How long will you forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long will you hide your face from me...

Lamentations 3:1-18 I AM the man that has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath...

my wound.

Jeremiah 30:12,15 For thus said the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous...

Job 34:6 Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.

Micah 1:9 For her wound is incurable; for it is come to Judah; he is come to the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.

as a.

Jeremiah 1:18,19 For, behold, I have made you this day a defended city, and an iron pillar, and brazen walls against the whole land...

Jeremiah 20:7 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am in derision daily...

and as.

Jeremiah 14:3 And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water...

Job 6:15-20 My brothers have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away...

fail. Heb. be not sure.

Strong's Concordance
Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, [which] refuseth to be healed? wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar, [and as] waters [that] fail?
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