Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all.

New American Standard Bible

O Lord, my strength and my stronghold,
And my refuge in the day of distress,
To You the nations will come
From the ends of the earth and say,
“Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood,
Futility and things of no profit.”

King James Version

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.

Holman Bible

Lord, my strength and my stronghold,
my refuge in a time of distress,
the nations will come to You
from the ends of the earth, and they will say,
“Our fathers inherited only lies,
worthless idols of no benefit at all.”

International Standard Version

LORD, my strength and my stronghold, my refuge in a time of difficulty, to you the nations will come, and from the ends of the earth they'll say, "Surely our ancestors inherited deception, things that are worthless, and in which there is no profit."

A Conservative Version

O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic

American Standard Version

O Jehovah, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nought but lies, even vanity and things wherein there is no profit.

Amplified


[Then said Jeremiah] “O Lord, my Strength and my Stronghold,
And my Refuge in the day of distress and need,
The nations will come to You
From the ends of the earth and say,
‘Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies and illusion,
[Worthless] things in which there is no benefit!’

Bible in Basic English

O Lord, my strength and my strong tower, my safe place in the day of trouble, the nations will come to you from the ends of the earth, and say, The heritage of our fathers is nothing but deceit, even false things in which there is no profit.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit.

Julia Smith Translation

O Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in days of straits, to thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers inherited falsehood, vanity, and no receiving profit in them.

King James 2000

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the nations shall come unto you from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in [the] day of distress, to you [the] nations will come from the ends of [the] earth, and they will say, "Our ancestors have inherited only lies, vanity, and there is no profit in them.

Modern King James verseion

O Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the nations shall come to You from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and there is no profit in them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O LORD, my strength, my power, and refuge in time of trouble! The Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the world, and say, "Verily our fathers have cleaved unto lies, their Idols are but vain and unprofitable.

New Heart English Bible

"LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, 'Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, vanity and things in which there is no profit.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh, my strength, and my refuge, and my place to fly to, in the day of distress, - Unto thee, shall nations come in, out of the ends of the earth, that they may say - Surely! Falsehood, did our fathers inherit, Vanity, among whom is none that can profit:

Webster

O LORD, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come to thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.

World English Bible

Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in which there is no profit.

Youngs Literal Translation

O Jehovah, my strength, and my fortress, And my refuge in a day of adversity, Unto Thee nations do come from the ends of earth, And say, Only falsehood did our fathers inherit, Vanity, and none among them is profitable.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O Lord

Usage: 0

עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

and my fortress
מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

and my refuge
מנוס 
manowc 
Usage: 8

in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

the Gentiles
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

אפס 
'ephec 
ends, no, none, not, nothing, without, else, beside, but, cause, howbeit, .
Usage: 43

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

References

Hastings

Smith

Prayers for Jeremiah 16:19

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Prayer Of Confidence In The Lord

18 Before I restore them I will punish them in full for their sins and the wrongs they have done. For they have polluted my land with the lifeless statues of their disgusting idols. They have filled the land I have claimed as my own with their detestable idols." 19 Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all. 20 Can people make their own gods? No, what they make are not gods at all."



Cross References

Isaiah 25:4

For you are a protector for the poor, a protector for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm, a shade from the heat. Though the breath of tyrants is like a winter rainstorm,

Psalm 18:1-2

For the music director; by the Lord's servant David, who sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord rescued him from the power of all his enemies, including Saul. He said: "I love you, Lord, my source of strength!

Isaiah 44:10

Who forms a god and casts an idol that will prove worthless?

Isaiah 49:6

he says, "Is it too insignificant a task for you to be my servant, to reestablish the tribes of Jacob, and restore the remnant of Israel? I will make you a light to the nations, so you can bring my deliverance to the remote regions of the earth."

Jeremiah 17:17

Do not cause me dismay! You are my source of safety in times of trouble.

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good -- indeed, he is a fortress in time of distress, and he protects those who seek refuge in him.

Psalm 19:14

May my words and my thoughts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my sheltering rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 22:27-30

Let all the people of the earth acknowledge the Lord and turn to him! Let all the nations worship you!

Psalm 27:5

He will surely give me shelter in the day of danger; he will hide me in his home; he will place me on an inaccessible rocky summit.

Psalm 46:1

For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.

Psalm 46:7

The Lord who commands armies is on our side! The God of Jacob is our protector! (Selah)

Psalm 46:11

The Lord who commands armies is on our side! The God of Jacob is our protector! (Selah)

Psalm 62:2

He alone is my protector and deliverer. He is my refuge; I will not be upended.

Psalm 62:7

God delivers me and exalts me; God is my strong protector and my shelter.

Psalm 67:2-7

Then those living on earth will know what you are like; all nations will know how you deliver your people.

Psalm 68:31

They come with red cloth from Egypt, Ethiopia voluntarily offers tribute to God.

Psalm 72:8-12

May he rule from sea to sea, and from the Euphrates River to the ends of the earth!

Psalm 86:9

All the nations, whom you created, will come and worship you, O Lord. They will honor your name.

Psalm 91:1-2

As for you, the one who lives in the shelter of the sovereign One, and resides in the protective shadow of the mighty king --

Psalm 144:1-2

By David. The Lord, my protector, deserves praise -- the one who trains my hands for battle, and my fingers for war,

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is like a strong tower; the righteous person runs to it and is set safely on high.

Isaiah 2:2-3

In the future the mountain of the Lord's temple will endure as the most important of mountains, and will be the most prominent of hills. All the nations will stream to it,

Isaiah 11:9-10

They will no longer injure or destroy on my entire royal mountain. For there will be universal submission to the Lord's sovereignty, just as the waters completely cover the sea.

Isaiah 32:2

Each of them will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from a rainstorm; like streams of water in a dry region and like the shade of a large cliff in a parched land.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise! Shine! For your light arrives! The splendor of the Lord shines on you!

Isaiah 62:2

Nations will see your vindication, and all kings your splendor. You will be called by a new name that the Lord himself will give you.

Jeremiah 2:11

Has a nation ever changed its gods (even though they are not really gods at all)? But my people have exchanged me, their glorious God, for a god that cannot help them at all!

Jeremiah 3:16-17

In those days, your population will greatly increase in the land. At that time," says the Lord, "people will no longer talk about having the ark that contains the Lord's covenant with us. They will not call it to mind, remember it, or miss it. No, that will not be done any more!

Jeremiah 3:23

We know our noisy worship of false gods on the hills and mountains did not help us. We know that the Lord our God is the only one who can deliver Israel.

Jeremiah 10:5

Such idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field. They cannot talk. They must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them because they cannot hurt you. And they do not have any power to help you."

Jeremiah 10:14-15

All these idolaters will prove to be stupid and ignorant. Every goldsmith will be disgraced by the idol he made. For the image he forges is merely a sham. There is no breath in any of those idols.

Ezekiel 11:16

"Therefore say: 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Although I have removed them far away among the nations and have dispersed them among the countries, I have been a little sanctuary for them among the lands where they have gone.'

Micah 4:1-2

In the future the Lord's Temple Mount will be the most important mountain of all; it will be more prominent than other hills. People will stream to it.

Habakkuk 2:18-19

What good is an idol? Why would a craftsman make it? What good is a metal image that gives misleading oracles? Why would its creator place his trust in it and make such mute, worthless things?

Habakkuk 3:19

The sovereign Lord is my source of strength. He gives me the agility of a deer; he enables me to negotiate the rugged terrain. (This prayer is for the song leader. It is to be accompanied by stringed instruments.)

Zechariah 2:11

"Many nations will join themselves to the Lord on the day of salvation, and they will also be my people. Indeed, I will settle in the midst of you all." Then you will know that the Lord who rules over all has sent me to you.

Zechariah 8:20-23

The Lord who rules over all says, 'It will someday come to pass that people -- residents of many cities -- will come.

Malachi 1:11

For from the east to the west my name will be great among the nations. Incense and pure offerings will be offered in my name everywhere, for my name will be great among the nations," says the Lord who rules over all.

1 Peter 1:18

You know that from your empty way of life inherited from your ancestors you were ransomed -- not by perishable things like silver or gold,

Revelation 7:9-11

After these things I looked, and here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying: "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever."

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