Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?

King James Version

Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Holman Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? So why has the healing of my dear people not come about?

International Standard Version

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? So why is there no healing for my people?

A Conservative Version

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

American Standard Version

Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Amplified

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people restored? [Because Zion no longer enjoyed the presence of the Great Physician!]

Bible in Basic English

Is there no life-giving oil in Gilead? is there no expert in medical arts? why then have my people not been made well?

Darby Translation

Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? Why then is there no dressing applied for the healing of the daughter of my people?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? Why then was there no medicine for the daughter of my people?

Julia Smith Translation

Is there no balsam in Gilead, or healing there? for wherefore did not the health of the daughter of my people go up?

King James 2000

Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then has not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no healer there? Why, then, has the healing of the daughter of my people not been restored?

Modern King James verseion

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has the healing of the daughter of My people not come?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for there is no more treacle at Gilead, and there is no Physician, that can heal the hurt of my people.

NET Bible

There is still medicinal ointment available in Gilead! There is still a physician there! Why then have my dear people not been restored to health?

New Heart English Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then isn't the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

The Emphasized Bible

Balsam, is there none, in Gilead? Is there no physician, there? Why hath not appeared the healing of the daughter of my people?

Webster

Is there no balm in Gilead: is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered.

World English Bible

Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? why then isn't the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? For wherefore hath not the health of the daughter of my people gone up?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is there no balm
צרי צרי 
Ts@riy 
Usage: 6

in Gilead
גּלעד 
Gil`ad 
Usage: 114

רפה רפא 
Rapha' 
Usage: 68

is not the health
ארכה ארוּכה 
'aruwkah 
Usage: 6

of the daughter
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Images Jeremiah 8:22

Context Readings

Lament Over Judah

21 For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me. 22 Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?



Cross References

Genesis 37:25

Then they sat down to eat a meal. And as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing aromatic gum and balm and myrrh, on their way to bring them down to Egypt.

Jeremiah 46:11

Go up to Gilead and obtain balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain have you multiplied remedies; There is no healing for you.

Genesis 43:11

Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this: take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.

Isaiah 1:5-6

Where will you be stricken again, As you continue in your rebellion? The whole head is sick And the whole heart is faint.

Jeremiah 30:12-17

"For thus says the LORD, 'Your wound is incurable And your injury is serious.

Jeremiah 51:8

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken; Wail over her! Bring balm for her pain; Perhaps she may be healed.

Matthew 9:11-12

When the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, "Why is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"

Luke 5:31-32

And Jesus answered and said to them, "It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.

Luke 8:43

And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone,

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