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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Jeremiah 3

1:1 (e-0) (The title of this book, 'Jermiah'), The name may mean, 'Jah is exalted.' Compare the large use made of the name Jehovah in this book; it occurs about 700 times. Adonai Jehovah 14 times.

Verse 1

3:1 lovers; (c-39) Strictly, 'companions,' 'friends.' see Song of Solomon 5:16 , and Note, Song of Solomon 1:9 .

Verse 2

3:2 heights (d-7) Or 'high places,' strictly, 'bare hills.' see Isaiah 41:18 ; Isaiah 49:9 . so ver. 21; ch. 4.11, &c.

Verse 5

3:5 determined. (a-26) Or 'hast known how to carry them out.' lit. 'thou prevailest,' Genesis 32:28 .

Verse 9

3:9 lightness (b-8) Or 'cry' or 'fame.'

Verse 12

3:12 dark (c-23) Lit. 'cause my face to fall.'

Verse 13

3:13 thither (d-20) Lit. 'hast scattered thy ways.' strangers (e-23) i.e. false gods.

Verse 16

3:16 mind, (f-38) Or 'rise in the heart.' done (g-53) Or 'made,' if the ark be meant.

Verse 17

3:17 to (h-21) Or 'because of.'

Verse 19

3:19 of (i-27) Or 'the most lovely inheritance of.' me. (k-46) Lit. 'from after me.'

Verse 20

3:20 companion, (l-9) Or 'lover,' as ver. 1.

Verse 24

3:24 shame (a-2) Or 'the shameful [idol].' see ch. 11.13.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 3". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/jeremiah-3.html. 1857-67.