Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd after thee, nor have I desired the woeful day. Thou know. That which came out of my lips was before thy face.

New American Standard Bible

But as for me, I have not hurried away from being a shepherd after You,
Nor have I longed for the woeful day;
You Yourself know that the utterance of my lips
Was in Your presence.

King James Version

As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.

Holman Bible

But I have not run away from being Your shepherd,
and I have not longed for the fatal day.
You know my words were spoken in Your presence.

International Standard Version

I haven't run away from being your shepherd, and I haven't longed for the day of sickness. You know what comes out from my lips, it's open before you.

American Standard Version

As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd after thee; neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was before thy face.

Amplified


But as for me, I have not tried to escape from being a shepherd [walking] after You,
Nor have I longed for the woeful day [of judgment];
You know that, whatever I said
Was [spoken] in Your presence and was from You.

Bible in Basic English

As for me, I have not said; Let the day of trouble come to them quickly; and I have not been hoping for the death-giving day; you have knowledge of what came from my lips; it was open before you.

Darby Translation

But as for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd in following thee, neither have I desired the fatal day, thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was before thy face.

Julia Smith Translation

And I withdrew not from following after thee; I desired not man's day, thou knewest: the going forth of my lips was straight before thee.

King James 2000

As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd to follow you: neither have I desired the woeful day; you know: that which came out of my lips was right before you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I, I have not run away from being a shepherd {who follows you}, and I have not desired the disastrous day. You, you know the pronouncement of my lips, it was before your face.

Modern King James verseion

I have not hurried away from shepherding after You; nor have I desired the woeful day; You surely know the going forth of my lips before Your face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I enforced not to be a shepherd that should not follow thee: and the day of destruction have I not desired, thou knowest. And that proceeded out of my mouth was right in thy sight.

NET Bible

But I have not pestered you to bring disaster. I have not desired the time of irreparable devastation. You know that. You are fully aware of every word that I have spoken.

New Heart English Bible

As for me, I have not hurried from being a shepherd after you; neither have I desired the woeful day; you know: that which came out of my lips was before your face.

The Emphasized Bible

But as for me, I have neither forced myself away from tending the flock after thee, Nor yet for the woeful day, have I longed - thou, knowest, - That which came out of my lips, before thy face, was uttered.

Webster

As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which was uttered by my lips was right before thee.

World English Bible

As for me, I have not hurried from being a shepherd after you; neither have I desired the woeful day; you know: that which came out of my lips was before your face.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I hastened not from feeding after Thee, And the desperate day I have not desired, Thou -- Thou hast known, The produce of my lips, before Thy face it hath been,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As for me, I have not hastened
אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

to follow
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

the woeful
אנשׁ 
'anash 
Usage: 9

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מצא מוצא 
Mowtsa' 
Usage: 27

of my lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Plea

15 Behold, they say to me, Where is the word of LORD? Let it come now. 16 As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd after thee, nor have I desired the woeful day. Thou know. That which came out of my lips was before thy face. 17 Be not a terror to me. Thou are my refuge in the day of evil.



Cross References

Jeremiah 1:4-10

Now the word of LORD came to me, saying,

Jeremiah 1:4-20

Now the word of LORD came to me, saying,

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for [your] pride. And my eye shall weep greatly, and run down with tears, because LORD's flock is taken captive.

Jeremiah 14:17-21

And thou shall say this word to them: Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease. For the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous wound.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jeremiah 20:9

And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I cannot.

Ezekiel 3:14-19

So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away. And I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of LORD was strong upon me.

Ezekiel 33:7-9

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Amos 7:14-15

Then Amos answered, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, nor was I a prophet's son, but I was a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees.

Acts 20:20

How I kept back nothing of these things that are beneficial, not to inform you, and to teach you in public, and from house to house,

Acts 20:27

For I did not withdraw from declaring to you the whole plan of God.

Romans 9:1-3

I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience testifying to me in the Holy Spirit,

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.

James 1:19

Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

James 3:1

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive greater judgment.

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