Jeremiah 8:3

“And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of them that remain of this evil family, which remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith the LORD of hosts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 8:3

And death shall bee chosen rather then life, by all the residue of them that remaine of this euill family, which remaine in all the places whither I haue driuen them, saith the Lord of hosts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And death will be chosen rather than life by all the remnant that remains of this evil family, that remains in all the places to which I have driven them, declares the LORD of hosts."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, that remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith Jehovah of hosts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And death will be desired more than life by the rest of this evil family who are still living in all the places where I have sent them away, says the Lord of armies.
- Basic English Bible

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, in all the places whither I have driven those that remain, saith Jehovah of hosts.
- Darby Bible

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of them that remain of this evil family, who remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith the LORD of hosts.
- Webster's Bible

Death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, that remain in all the places where I have driven them, says Yahweh of Armies.
- World English Bible

And chosen is death rather than life By all the remnant who are left of this evil family, In all the remaining places, whither I have driven them, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, that remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith the LORD of hosts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 8:3

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 8:3


8:1 The bones - This denotes the utter desolation of the city, not only rasing the walls, but turning up the very sepulchres which were accounted sacred, and not to be violated.

8:4 Not arise - Will they never think of rising again? Not return - Will he wander for ever?

8:5 Deceit - Their false prophets, encouraging themselves in their wickedness, and pleasing themselves, that their miseries should not come upon them.


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