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Jeremiah 12:5New American Standard Bible (NASB)

“If you have run with footmen and they have tired you out,
Then how can you compete with horses?
If you fall down in a land of peace,
How will you do in the [a]thicket of the Jordan?

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 12:5 Lit pride
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Jeremiah 12:5New International Version (NIV)

God’s Answer

“If you have raced with men on foot
    and they have worn you out,
    how can you compete with horses?
If you stumble[a] in safe country,
    how will you manage in the thickets by[b] the Jordan?

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 12:5 Or you feel secure only
  2. Jeremiah 12:5 Or the flooding of
New International Version (NIV)

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