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Jeremiah 31:2

    Jeremiah 31:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thus saith the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Thus said the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thus saith Jehovah, The people that were left of the sword found favor in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord has said, Grace came in the waste land to a people kept safe from the sword, even to Israel on the way to his resting-place.

    Webster's Revision

    Thus saith Jehovah, The people that were left of the sword found favor in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    World English Bible

    Thus says Yahweh, The people who were left of the sword found favor in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thus saith the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 31:2

    Grace - Kindness; favor.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 31:2

    The people which were left of the sword - Those of the ten tribes that had escaped death by the sword of the Assyrians.

    Found grace in the wilderness - The place of their exile; a wilderness, compared to their own land. - Dahler. See Isaiah 40:3

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 31:2

    The people which were left of the sword - A promise of the restoration of the ten tribes to their land.

    The wilderness - Either the desert which lay between Assyria and Palestine; or more probably an allusion to the wilderness of Mount Sinai.

    Found grace ... rest - Rather, "shall certainly find grace; I will go to give Israel rest.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 31:2

    31:2 To rest - In Canaan.