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Jeremiah 6:14

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6:14 They offer only superficial help

for the harm my people have suffered. 1 

They say, ‘Everything will be all right!’

But everything is not all right! 2 

Jeremiah 8:11

Context

8:11 They offer only superficial help

for the hurt my dear people 3  have suffered. 4 

They say, “Everything will be all right!”

But everything is not all right! 5 

1 tn Heb “They heal [= bandage] the wound of my people lightly”; TEV “They act as if my people’s wounds were only scratches.”

2 tn Heb “They say, ‘Peace! Peace!’ and there is no peace!”

3 tn Heb “daughter of my people.” For the translation given here see 4:11 and the note on the phrase “dear people” there.

4 tn Heb “They heal the wound of my people lightly.”

5 tn Heb “They say, ‘Peace! Peace!’ and there is no peace!”



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