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Jeremiah 3:23

    Jeremiah 3:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Truly in vain is the help that is looked for from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Truly, the hills, and the noise of an army on the mountains, are a false hope: truly, in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.

    Webster's Revision

    Truly in vain is the help that is looked for from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.

    World English Bible

    Truly in vain is [the help that is looked for] from the hills, the tumult on the mountains. Truly the salvation of Israel is in Yahweh our God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Truly in vain is the help that is looked for from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 3:23

    Vain - Empty; foolish; useless.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 3:23

    Rather, Surely "in vain from the hills" is the revelry of the mountains. The penitents contrast in it the uselessness of idol-worship with the salvation which Yahweh gives to His people.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 3:23

    3:23 The hills - From idols which were worshipped upon hills. Mountains - The multitude of sacrifices, which they offer in the mountains.