Jeremiah 17:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Jeremiah 17:16, NIV: "I have not run away from being your shepherd; you know I have not desired the day of despair. What passes my lips is open before you."

Jeremiah 17:16, ESV: "I have not run away from being your shepherd, nor have I desired the day of sickness. You know what came out of my lips; it was before your face."

Jeremiah 17:16, KJV: "As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee."

Jeremiah 17:16, NASB: "But as for me, I have not hurried away from being a shepherd following after You, Nor have I longed for the disastrous day; You Yourself know that the utterance of my lips Was in Your presence."

Jeremiah 17:16, NLT: "LORD, I have not abandoned my job as a shepherd for your people. I have not urged you to send disaster. You have heard everything I've said."

Jeremiah 17:16, CSB: "But I have not run away from being your shepherd, and I have not longed for the fatal day. You know my words were spoken in your presence."

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