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Jeremiah 50:4–6

In those days, and in that time, saith the Lord,

The children of Israel shall come,

lThey and the children of Judah together,

mGoing and weeping: they shall go,

And nseek the Lord their God.

oThey shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, psaying,

Come, and let us join ourselves to the Lord

In qa perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.

rMy people hath been slost sheep:

Their shepherds have caused them to go astray, tthey have turned them away uon the mountains:

uThey have gone from mountain to hill,

They have forgotten their vrestingplace.

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Jeremiah 50:4–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

“In those days, at that time,”

declares the Lord,

“the people of Israel and the people of Judah together

will go in tears to seek the Lord their God.

They will ask the way to Zion

and turn their faces toward it.

They will come and bind themselves to the Lord

in an everlasting covenant

that will not be forgotten.

“My people have been lost sheep;

their shepherds have led them astray

and caused them to roam on the mountains.

They wandered over mountain and hill

and forgot their own resting place.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“In those days and in that time, declares the Lord, the people of Israel and the people of Judah shall come together, weeping as they come, and they shall seek the Lord their God. They shall ask the way to Zion, with faces turned toward it, saying, ‘Come, let us join ourselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will never be forgotten.’

“My people have been lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray, turning them away on the mountains. From mountain to hill they have gone. They have forgotten their fold.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“In those coming days,”

says the Lord,

“the people of Israel will return home

together with the people of Judah.

They will come weeping

and seeking the Lord their God.

They will ask the way to Jerusalem

and will start back home again.

They will bind themselves to the Lord

with an eternal covenant that will never be forgotten.

“My people have been lost sheep.

Their shepherds have led them astray

and turned them loose in the mountains.

They have lost their way

and can’t remember how to get back to the sheepfold.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“In those days and in that time,” says the Lord,

“The children of Israel shall come,

They and the children of Judah together;

With continual weeping they shall come,

And seek the Lord their God.

They shall ask the way to Zion,

With their faces toward it, saying,

‘Come and let us join ourselves to the Lord

In a perpetual covenant

That will not be forgotten.’

“My people have been lost sheep.

Their shepherds have led them astray;

They have turned them away on the mountains.

They have gone from mountain to hill;

They have forgotten their resting place.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord says, “At that time

the people of Israel and Judah will come together.

They will cry and look for the Lord their God.

Those people will ask how to go to Jerusalem

and will start in that direction.

They will come and join themselves to the Lord.

They will make an agreement with him that will last forever,

an agreement that will never be forgotten.

“My people have been like lost sheep.

Their leaders have led them in the wrong way

and made them wander around in the mountains and hills.

They forgot where their resting place was.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

In those days, and in that time, saith Jehovah, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together; they shall go on their way weeping, and shall seek Jehovah their God. They shall inquire concerning Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come ye, and join yourselves to Jehovah in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten.

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.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

In those days, and at that time, saith Jehovah, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping as they go, and shall seek Jehovah their God. They shall inquire concerning Zion, with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to Jehovah, in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten. 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.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“In those days and at that time,” declares the Lord,

“the people of Israel and Judah will cry as they go together

to seek the Lord their God.

They will ask which road goes to Zion and turn in that direction.

They will go there to make a permanent agreement with the Lord.

It will not be forgotten.

My people have been lost sheep.

Their shepherds have led them astray.

They wander around on the mountains.

They go from mountains to hills.

They have forgotten their resting place.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In those days and at that time—

this is the Lord’s declaration—

the Israelites and Judeans will come together,

weeping as they come,

and will seek the Lord their God.

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.

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.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

In those days and in that time, says the Lord, the people of Israel shall come, they and the people of Judah together; they shall come weeping as they seek the Lord their God. They shall ask the way to Zion, with faces turned toward it, and they shall come and join themselves to the Lord by an everlasting covenant that will never be forgotten.

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray, turning them away on the mountains; from mountain to hill they have gone, they have forgotten their fold.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

In those days and in that time,’ ” declares Yahweh,

“the people of Israel will come,

they and the people of Judah together.

Weeping as they go, they will go,

and Yahweh their God they will seek.

They will ask the way to Zion,

turning their faces there.

They will come and join themselves to Yahweh

by an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

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.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“A new day is coming,”

announces the Lord.

“At that time the people of Israel and Judah will gather together.

They will come in tears to me.

I am the Lord their God.

They will ask how to get to Zion.

Then they will turn their faces toward it.

They will come and join themselves to me.

They will enter into the covenant I make with them.

It will last forever.

It will never be forgotten.

“My people have been like lost sheep.

Their shepherds have led them down the wrong path.

They have caused them to wander in the mountains.

They have wandered over mountains and hills.

They have forgotten that I am their true resting place.

Jeremiah 50:4–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“In those days and at that time,” declares the Lord, “the sons of Israel will come, both they and the sons of Judah as well; they will go along weeping as they go, and it will be the Lord their God they will seek.

“They will ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces in its direction; they will come that they may join themselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

“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.