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Jeremiah 3:19 Commentary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

19. shall … nations ] rightly mg. would … nations! Not a question, but the expression of a wish.

children ] sons. Cp. Exo 4:22. The point is that as daughters could not as a rule inherit (Num 27:1 ff.; cp. Job 42:15), God desired to treat His people as sons.

goodly heritage of the hosts ] heritage of the chief splendour, or, goodliest heritage, mg. the goodliest heritage of the nations, lit. “the heritage of the beauty of the beauties (better than ‘hosts’) of the nations.” Cp. Eze 20:6; Eze 20:15; Dan 11:16; Dan 11:41. The sense is that Israel shall have a more glorious land than any other nation.

19, 20. Jehovah would desire to treat His people as sons in the matter of inheritance. Their conduct precludes this.

Chs. Jer 3:19 to Jer 4:4. The invitation includes the whole nation, on a like condition

This section should follow immediately on Jer 3:5. See introd. note on Jer 3:6-18.

Consult other comments:

Jeremiah 3:19 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Jeremiah 3:19 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Jeremiah 3:19 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

Jeremiah 3:19 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Jeremiah 3:19 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Jeremiah 3:19 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Jeremiah 3:19 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Jeremiah 3:19 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

Jeremiah 3:19 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Jeremiah 3:19 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Jeremiah 3:19 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Jeremiah 3:19 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

Jeremiah 3:19 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

Jeremiah 3:19 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Jeremiah 3:19 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Jeremiah 3:19 - Peake's Commentary on the Bible

Jeremiah 3:19 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Jeremiah 3:19 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

Jeremiah 3:19 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Jeremiah 3:19 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 3:19 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

Jeremiah 3:19 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Jeremiah 3:19 - Combined Bible Commentary

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