Jeremiah 31 :2

Jeremiah 31 :2 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 the LORD, The people who were left by the sword found grace 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's Commentary 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 Commentary on Jeremiah 31 :2

31:2 To rest - In Canaan.
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