Parallel Verses

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?

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?


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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?

Amplified


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

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?

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 hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt: I mourn; dismay hath taken hold on me. 22 Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?



Cross References

Genesis 37:25

And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

Jeremiah 46:11

Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt: in vain dost thou use many medicines; there is no healing for thee.

Genesis 43:11

And their father Israel said unto them, If it be so now, do this: take of the choice fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spicery and myrrh, nuts, and almonds;

Isaiah 1:5-6

Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Jeremiah 30:12-17

For thus saith Jehovah, Thy hurt is incurable, and thy wound grievous.

Jeremiah 51:8

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Matthew 9:11-12

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Teacher with the publicans and sinners?

Luke 5:31-32

And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are in health have no need of a physician; but they that are sick.

Luke 8:43

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, and could not be healed of any,

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