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Jeremiah 3:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Truly in vain is [the help that is looked for] from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Truly in vain [is salvation hoped for] from the hills, [and from] the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God [is] the salvation of Israel.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Surely, the hills are a deception, A tumult [on] the mountains. Surely in the LORD our God Is the salvation of Israel.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Truly in vain [is salvation hoped for] from the hills, [and from] the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God [is] the salvation of Israel.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Truly in vain [is salvation looked for] from the hills, [and] the multitude of mountains; truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Surely, to falsehood, pertain the hills, The noisy throng on the mountains,—Surely, in Yahweh our God, is the salvation of Israel!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Surely in vain from the heights, The multitude of mountains—Surely in Jehovah our God [is] the salvation of Israel.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In very deed the hills were liars, and the multitude of the mountains: truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Truely in vaine [is saluation hoped for] from the hilles, [and from] the multitude of mountaines: truely in the LORD our God [is] the saluation of Israel.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Truly the hills and the strength of the mountains were a lying refuge: but by the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Truly in vain [is salvation hoped for] from the hills, [and from] the multitude of mountains: truly in Yahweh our Elohim [is] the salvation of Yisrael.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Truly 403
{0403} Prime
אָכֵן
'aken
{aw-kane'}
From H3559 (compare H3651); firmly; figuratively surely; also (adversely) but.
in vain 8267
{8267} Prime
שֶׁקֶר
sheqer
{sheh'-ker}
From H8266; an untruth; by implication a sham (often adverbially).
[is salvation hoped for] from the hills, 1389
{1389} Prime
גִּבְעָה
gib`ah
{ghib-aw'}
Feminine from the same as H1387; a hillock.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[and from] the multitude 1995
{1995} Prime
הָמוֹן
hamown
{haw-mone'}
From H1993; a noise, tumult, crowd; also disquietude, wealth.
of mountains: 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
truly 403
{0403} Prime
אָכֵן
'aken
{aw-kane'}
From H3559 (compare H3651); firmly; figuratively surely; also (adversely) but.
in Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
our lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
[is] the salvation 8668
{8668} Prime
תְּשׁוּעָה
t@shuw`ah
{tesh-oo-aw'}
From H7768 in the sense of H3467; rescue (literally or figuratively, personal, national or spiritual).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל. 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 3:23

_ _ multitude of mountains — that is, the multitude of gods worshipped on them (compare Psalms 121:1, Psalms 121:2, Margin).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 3:20-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 3:23

The hills — From idols which were worshipped upon hills. Mountains — The multitude of sacrifices, which they offer in the mountains.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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in vain:

Jeremiah 3:6 The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen [that] which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
Jeremiah 10:14-16 Every man is brutish in [his] knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image [is] falsehood, and [there is] no breath in them. ... The portion of Jacob [is] not like them: for he [is] the former of all [things]; and Israel [is] the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of hosts [is] his name.
Psalms 121:1-2 [[A Song of degrees.]] I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. ... My help [cometh] from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
Isaiah 44:9 They that make a graven image [are] all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they [are] their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
Isaiah 45:20 Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye [that are] escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god [that] cannot save.
Isaiah 46:7-8 They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, [one] shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble. ... Remember this, and shew yourselves men: bring [it] again to mind, O ye transgressors.
Ezekiel 20:28 [For] when I had brought them into the land, [for] the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering: there also they made their sweet savour, and poured out there their drink offerings.
Jonah 2:8-9 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy. ... But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay [that] that I have vowed. Salvation [is] of the LORD.

in the LORD[YHWH]:

Jeremiah 14:8 O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man [that] turneth aside to tarry for a night?
Psalms 3:8 Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD: thy blessing [is] upon thy people. Selah.
Psalms 37:39-40 But the salvation of the righteous [is] of the LORD: [he is] their strength in the time of trouble. ... And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.
Psalms 121:1-2 [[A Song of degrees.]] I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. ... My help [cometh] from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH [is] my strength and [my] song; he also is become my salvation.
Isaiah 43:11 I, [even] I, [am] the LORD; and beside me [there is] no saviour.
Isaiah 45:15 Verily thou [art] a God that hidest thyself, O God of Israel, the Saviour.
Isaiah 45:17 [But] Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.
Isaiah 63:1 Who [is] this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this [that is] glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.
Isaiah 63:16 Doubtless thou [art] our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, [art] our father, our redeemer; thy name [is] from everlasting.
Hosea 1:7 But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.
John 4:22 Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
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Ps 3:8; 37:39; 121:1. Is 12:2; 43:11; 44:9; 45:15, 17, 20; 46:7; 63:1, 16. Jr 3:6; 10:14; 14:8. Ezk 20:28. Ho 1:7. Jna 2:8. Jn 4:22.

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