Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Lo! they, are saying unto me, - Where is the word of Yahweh? Pray thee let it come to pass! 16 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. 17 Do not thou become to me a terror, - My refuge, art thou, in the day of calamity.



Cross References

Jeremiah 1:4-10

So then, the word of Yahweh came unto me, saying:

Jeremiah 4:19-20

My bowels! My bowels! I am pained in the walls of my heart My heart beateth aloud to me I cannot be still! For the sound of a horn, hast thou heard O my soul, The loud shout of war!

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters, And mine 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, In secret places, shall my soul weep Because of the pride, And mine eye, shall flow over, and run down with tears, Because captive hath been taken the flock of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 14:17-21

Therefore shalt thou say unto them this word, Let mine eyes, run down with tears night and day, And let them not rest, - For with a grievous injury, hath been injured the virgin the daughter of my people, With a wound, severe indeed!

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall, evil, be recompensed for good? For they have digged a pit for my life, - Remember how I stood before thee To speak in their behalf what was good! To turn back thine indignation from them.

Jeremiah 20:9

Therefore I say - I will not mention him Neither will I speak any more in his name, But then it becometh in my heart as a fire that burneth, Shut up in my bones, - And I am weary of restraint and cannot refrain.

Ezekiel 3:14-19

So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away, - and I went bitterly, in the rage of my spirit, but the hand of Yahweh upon me was strong.

Ezekiel 33:7-9

Thou therefore Son of man, A watchman, have I appointed thee, to the house of Israel, So then thou shalt hear at my mouth. message, and shalt warn them from me.

Amos 7:14-15

Then answered Amos, and said unto Amaziah, No prophet, was I, - nor the son of a prophet, was I, - but, a herdman, was I, and a preparer of sycamore fruit;

Acts 20:20

in what manner I in nowise shrank from announcing unto you anything that was profitable and teaching you publicly and in your homes;

Acts 20:27

for I have not shrunk from announcing all the counsel of God unto you.

Romans 9:1-3

Truth, say I, in Christ, I utter no falsehood, - my conscience bearing witness with me in the Holy Spirit, -

2 Corinthians 1:12

For, our boasting, is, this, - the witness of our conscience, that, in sanctity and sincerity of God, and not in fleshly wisdom, but in God's favour, have we behaved ourselves in the world, - and more abundantly towards you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not, as the many, driving a petty trade with the word of God; but, as of sincerity, but, as of God, before God, in Christ, we speak.

James 1:19

Ye know, my brethren beloved, - but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

James 3:1

Not, many teachers, become ye, my brethren, knowing that, a severer sentence, shall ye receive;

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