Parallel Verses

World English Bible

We looked for peace, but no good came; [and] for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!

New American Standard Bible

We waited for peace, but no good came;
For a time of healing, but behold, terror!

King James Version

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

Holman Bible

We hoped for peace, but there was nothing good;
for a time of healing, but there was only terror.

International Standard Version

We waited for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but instead there was terror.

A Conservative Version

We looked for peace, but no good came, for a time of healing, and, behold, dismay!

American Standard Version

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and, behold, dismay!

Amplified


We waited for peace and salvation, but no good came,
And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!

Bible in Basic English

We were looking for peace, but no good came; and for a time of well-being, but there is only a great fear.

Darby Translation

Peace is looked for, and there is no good; a time of healing, and behold, terror.

Julia Smith Translation

Hoping for peace, and no good; for a time of healing, and behold, terror.

King James 2000

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

Lexham Expanded Bible

[We] hope for peace, but there is no good, for a time of healing, but there is terror.

Modern King James verseion

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, but behold, trouble!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We looked for peace, and we fair not the better; we waited for the time of health, and lo, here is nothing but trouble.

NET Bible

We hoped for good fortune, but nothing good has come of it. We hoped for a time of relief, but instead we experience terror.

New Heart English Bible

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay.

The Emphasized Bible

A waiting For prosperity, but no welfare, - For a time of healing, but lo! terror.

Webster

We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold, trouble!

Youngs Literal Translation

Looking for peace -- and there is no good, For a time of healing, and lo, terror.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We looked
קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

came and for a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

of health
מרפּא 
Marpe' 
Usage: 16

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Nation Longs For Yahweh's Help

14 Why do we sit still? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities, and let us be silent there; for Yahweh our God has put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against Yahweh. 15 We looked for peace, but no good came; [and] for a time of healing, and behold, dismay! 16 The snorting of his horses is heard from Dan: at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones the whole land trembles; for they are come, and have devoured the land and all that is in it; the city and those who dwell therein.


Cross References

Jeremiah 14:19

Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!

Jeremiah 4:10

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Surely you have greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, 'You shall have peace;' whereas the sword reaches to the heart."

Jeremiah 8:11

They have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Micah 1:12

For the inhabitant of Maroth waits anxiously for good, because evil has come down from Yahweh to the gate of Jerusalem.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape.

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