Jeremiah 12:9

“Mine heritage is unto me as a speckled bird, the birds round about are against her; come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to devour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Mine heritage is vnto mee as a speckled bird, the birdes round about are against her; come yee, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to deuoure.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is My inheritance like a speckled bird of prey to Me? Are the birds of prey against her on every side? Go, gather all the beasts of the field, Bring them to devour!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is my heritage unto me as a speckled bird of prey? are the birds of prey against her round about? go ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My heritage is like a brightly coloured bird to me; the cruel birds are attacking her on every side: go, get together all the beasts of the field, make them come for destruction.
- Basic English Bible

My heritage is unto me [as] a speckled bird of prey; the birds of prey round about are against her. Go, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.
- Darby Bible

My heritage is to me as a speckled bird, the birds around are against her; come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to devour.
- Webster's Bible

Is my heritage to me as a speckled bird of prey? are the birds of prey against her all around? Go, assemble all the animals of the field, bring them to devour.
- World English Bible

A speckled fowl [is] Mine inheritance to Me? Is the fowl round about against her? Come, assemble, every beast of the field, Come ye for food.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is My heritage unto Me as a speckled bird of prey? Are the birds of prey against her round about? Come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 12:9


12:9 The birds round about - It is usual for other birds to flock about a strange coloured bird, such as they have not been used to see.


Discussion for Jeremiah 12

  • Mac
    Jesus said "come out of her" the church/government/worldly ways. Jesus said "the wolves (scribes pharisees. rabbis) were creeping into the church. Jesus said " You can not go to the father except thru himself". Jesus did NOT say to go back to these things. The whole purpose of this is because for those who accept
    Jesus and follow the commandments of God and do not worship baal will have eternal
  • Charlie
    america is a very covetous and prideful , idolatry is number
    one in the land, and false religions are in abundance,woe
    unto them who call evil good,and good evil:that put darkness
    for light,and light for darkness:that put bitter for sweet,and
    sweet for bitter.isaiah5-20.judgement is comming repent
    and bow to the lordship of jesus christ for salvation alone
  • R.Adams On verse 16
    " to swear by my name, The LORD liveth" Dont we always swear by Jesus name? Swearing here is more of taking an oath to God and His name being the most powerful of all, by what else would you swear an oath by to God? In His name, of course.
  • It says, "if they obey ". It has not happen yet up to the present. Do not fool me by saying that the present Israel is a prophetic fulfillment of this "return ".
  • It says, "Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard ". Attention all self-ordained pastors not called by God, wolves in sheep 's clothing, your fate is spelled in this chapter.
  • Prophetess Nicola for verse 5
    Verse 5 shows me that there are things in the land contending with us and trying to go ahead and weary us

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