You pushed me into this, God, and I let you do it.
You were too much for me.
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You tricked me, LORD,
and I was really fooled.
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Jeremiah 20:7 (Darby Translation)
7Jehovah, thou hast enticed me, and I was enticed; thou hast laid hold of me, and hast prevailed; I am become a derision the whole day: every one mocketh me.
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O Lord, You have persuaded and deceived me, and I was persuaded and deceived;
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Jeremiah 20:7 (New King James Version)
Jeremiah’s Unpopular Ministry
7 O LORD, You induced me, and I was persuaded;
You are stronger than I, and have prevailed.
I am in derision daily;
Everyone mocks me
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O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed:
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O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed:
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You deceived [a] me, LORD, and I was deceived [b];
you overpowered me and prevailed.
I am ridiculed all day long;
everyone mocks me.
Footnotes:
Jeremiah 20:7 Or persuaded
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Lord, you tricked me, and I was tricked.
You overpowered me and won.
People make fun of me all day long.
Everyone laughs at me.
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Jeremiah's Compelled to Preach
You deceived me, LORD, and I was deceived.
You seized me and prevailed.
I am a laughingstock all the time; (A)
everyone ridicules me.
Cross references:
Jeremiah 20:7 : Lm 3:14;
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Jeremiah's Complaint To The Lord
7 O Lord, You have lied to me and I was fooled. You are stronger than I, and have had power over me. I have been laughed at all day. Everyone makes fun of me.
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7 O Jehovah, thou hast persuaded me, and I was persuaded; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am become a laughing-stock all the day, every one mocketh me
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Jeremiah 20:7 (New American Standard Bible)
Jeremiah's Complaint
7O LORD, You have deceived me and I was deceived;
You have (A)overcome me and prevailed
I have become a (B)laughingstock all day long;
Everyone (C)mocks me.
Cross references:
Jeremiah 20:7 : Ezek 3:14
Jeremiah 20:7 : Job 12:4; Lam 3:14
Jeremiah 20:7 : Ps 22:7; Jer 38:19