We hoped for good fortune, but nothing good has come of it. We hoped for a time of relief, but instead we experience terror. 1
We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there was only terror.
We waited for peace, but no good came; For a time of healing, but behold, terror!
We hoped for peace, but no peace came. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.
We hoped things would turn out for the best, but it didn't happen that way. We were waiting around for healing--and terror showed up!
We were looking for peace, but no good came; and for a time of well-being, but there is only a great fear.
We look for peace, but find no good, for a time of healing, but there is terror instead.
" We looked for peace, but no good came ; And for a time of health, and there was trouble!
but no good
[came; and] for a time
and behold trouble
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for good fortune
, but nothing
has come of it. We hoped for a time
, but instead we experience terror.
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1 tn Heb “[We hoped] for a time of healing but behold terror.”