Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

My people are lost sheep;
their shepherds have led them astray,
guiding them the wrong way in the mountains.
They have wandered from mountain to hill;
they have forgotten their resting place.

New American Standard Bible

"My people have become lost sheep; Their shepherds have led them astray They have made them turn aside on the mountains; They have gone along from mountain to hill And have forgotten their resting place.

King James Version

My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.

International Standard Version

My people have become lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray, turning them toward the mountains. They go from mountain to hill. They have forgotten their resting place.

A Conservative Version

My people have been lost sheep. Their shepherds have caused them to go astray. They have turned them away on the mountains. They have gone from mountain to hill. They have forgotten their resting-place.

American Standard Version

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting-place.

Amplified

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray [to favorite places of idolatry] on mountains [that seduce]. They have gone from [one sin to another] mountain to hill; they have forgotten their [own] resting-place.

Bible in Basic English

My people have been wandering sheep: their keepers have made them go out of the right way, turning them loose on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, having no memory of their resting-place.

Darby Translation

My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they turned them away on the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their resting-place.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their restingplace.

Julia Smith Translation

My people were lost sheep: their shepherds caused them to wander, they turned them away in the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their place to lie down.

King James 2000

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My people have become lost sheep, their shepherds have caused them to go astray. They led them away [to the] mountains. From mountain to hill they have gone, they have forgotten their resting place.

Modern King James verseion

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains. They have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My people hath been a lost flock. My shepherds have deceived them, and have made them go astray upon the hills. They have gone from the mountains to the little hill, and forgotten their fold.

NET Bible

"My people have been lost sheep. Their shepherds have allow them to go astray. They have wandered around in the mountains. They have roamed from one mountain and hill to another. They have forgotten their resting place.

New Heart English Bible

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.

The Emphasized Bible

Wandering sheep, have my people, been, Their own shepherds led them astray, On the mountains, they seduced them, From mountain to hill, have they gone, They have forgotten their couching-place.

Webster

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting-place.

World English Bible

My people have been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray; they have turned them away on the mountains; they have gone from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.

Youngs Literal Translation

A perishing flock hath My people been, Their shepherds have caused them to err, To the mountains causing them to go back, From mountain unto hill they have gone, They have forgotten their crouching-place.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

on the mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

to hill
גּבעה 
Gib`ah 
Usage: 69

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jeremiah 50:6

References

Easton

Fausets

Images Jeremiah 50:6

Prayers for Jeremiah 50:6

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Babylon

5 They will ask about Zion,
turning their faces to this road.
They will come and join themselves to the Lord
in an everlasting covenant that will never be forgotten.
6 My people are lost sheep;
their shepherds have led them astray,
guiding them the wrong way in the mountains.
They have wandered from mountain to hill;
they have forgotten their resting place.
7 All who found them devoured them.
Their adversaries said, “We’re not guilty;
instead, they have sinned against the Lord,
their righteous grazing land,
the hope of their ancestors, the Lord.”



Cross References

Isaiah 53:6

We all went astray like sheep;
we all have turned to our own way;
and the Lord has punished Him
for the iniquity of us all.

Matthew 9:36

When He saw the crowds, He felt compassion for them, because they were weary and worn out, like sheep without a shepherd.

Matthew 10:6

Instead, go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Psalm 23:2

He lets me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside quiet waters.

Psalm 119:176

I wander like a lost sheep;
seek Your servant,
for I do not forget Your commands.

Jeremiah 3:6

In the days of King Josiah the Lord asked me, “Have you seen what unfaithful Israel has done? She has ascended every high hill and gone under every green tree to prostitute herself there.

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel is a stray lamb, chased by lions.
The first who devoured him was the king of Assyria;
the last one who crushed his bones
was Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

Ezekiel 34:14

I will tend them with good pasture, and their grazing place will be on Israel’s lofty mountains. There they will lie down in a good grazing place; they will feed in rich pasture on the mountains of Israel.

Psalm 32:7

You are my hiding place;
You protect me from trouble.
You surround me with joyful shouts of deliverance.Selah

Psalm 90:1

A prayer of Moses, the man of God.Lord, You have been our refuge
in every generation.

Psalm 91:1

The one who lives under the protection of the Most High
dwells in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 116:7

Return to your rest, my soul,
for the Lord has been good to you.

Song of Songs 1:7-8

Tell me, you, the one I love:
Where do you pasture your sheep?
Where do you let them rest at noon?
Why should I be like one who veils herself
beside the flocks of your companions?

Isaiah 30:15

For the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said:
“You will be delivered by returning and resting;
your strength will lie in quiet confidence.
But you are not willing.”

Isaiah 32:2

Each will be like a shelter from the wind,
a refuge from the rain,
like streams of water in a dry land
and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Isaiah 56:10-12

Israel’s watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.

Jeremiah 2:20

For long ago I broke your yoke;
I tore off your chains.
You insisted, “I will not serve!”
On every high hill
and under every green tree
you lie down like a prostitute.

Jeremiah 2:32

Can a young woman forget her jewelry
or a bride her wedding sash?
Yet My people have forgotten Me
for countless days.

Jeremiah 3:23

Surely, falsehood comes from the hills,
commotion from the mountains,
but the salvation of Israel
is only in the Lord our God.

Jeremiah 10:21

For the shepherds are stupid:
they don’t seek the Lord.
Therefore they have not prospered,
and their whole flock is scattered.

Jeremiah 23:11-15

because both prophet and priest are ungodly,
even in My house I have found their evil.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Jeremiah 50:19

I will return Israel to his grazing land,
and he will feed on Carmel and Bashan;
he will be satisfied
in the hill country of Ephraim and of Gilead.

Ezekiel 34:4-12

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.

Ezekiel 34:25-28

“I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate dangerous animals in the land, so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forest.

Zechariah 11:4-9

Yahweh my God says this: “Shepherd the flock intended for slaughter.

Matthew 15:24

He replied, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”

Matthew 18:10-13

“See that you don’t look down on one of these little ones, because I tell you that in heaven their angels continually view the face of My Father in heaven.

Luke 15:4-7

“What man among you, who has 100 sheep and loses one of them, does not leave the 99 in the open field and go after the lost one until he finds it?

1 Peter 2:25

For you were like sheep going astray,
but you have now returned
to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

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