Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 sought to escape from being a shepherd after You, nor have I desired 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I did not take it upon myself to be a pastor following thee; neither have I desired the woeful day; thou dost know: that which came out of my lips has come forth in thy presence.

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 Look, they're saying to me, "Where is the message from the LORD? Let it come about!" 16 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. 17 Don't be a terror to me. You are my refuge in a day of trouble.



Cross References

Jeremiah 1:4-10

This message from the LORD came to me:

Jeremiah 4:19-20

"My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain. Oh, the aching of my heart! My heart pounds within me; I cannot keep silent. For I hear the sound of the trumpet, the alarm for war.

Jeremiah 9:1

"Oh, that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, for then I would cry day and night for those of my people who have been killed.

Jeremiah 13:17

If you don't listen, I'll cry secretly because of your pride. My eyes will cry bitterly, flowing tears, because the LORD's flock has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 14:17-21

"And deliver this message to them: "Let tears run down my face, night and day, and don't let them stop, because my virgin daughter my people will be broken with a powerful blow, with a severe wound.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit to take my life. Remember! I stood before you and spoke good on their behalf in order to turn your wrath away from them.

Jeremiah 20:9

When I say, "I won't remember the LORD, nor will I speak in his name anymore, then there is this burning fire in my heart. It is bound up in my bones, I grow weary of trying to hold it in, and I cannot do it!

Ezekiel 3:14-19

Then the Spirit lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly with an angry attitude as the hand of the LORD rested on me.

Ezekiel 33:7-9

"Now as for you, Son of Man, I've established you as a sentinel for the house of Israel. So whenever you hear a message from me, you are to warn the people from me.

Amos 7:14-15

Amos replied in answer to Amaziah, "I am no prophet, nor am I a prophet's son, for I have been shepherding and picking the fruit of sycamore trees.

Acts 20:20

I never shrank from telling you anything that would help you nor from teaching you publicly and from house to house.

Acts 20:27

because I never shrank from telling you the whole plan of God.

Romans 9:1-3

I am telling the truth because I belong to the Messiah I am not lying, and my conscience confirms it by means of the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For this is what we boast about: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world with pure motives and godly sincerity, without earthly wisdom but with God's grace especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

At least we are not commercializing God's word like so many others. Instead, we speak with sincerity in the Messiah's name, like people who are sent from God and are accountable to God.

James 1:19

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

James 3:1

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more severely than others.

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