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Jeremiah 2:23-24 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

23 How can you protest, “I am not defiled;
I have not followed the Baals”?
Look at your behavior in the valley;
acknowledge what you have done.
You are a swift young camel
twisting and turning on her way,
24 a wild donkey at home[a] in the wilderness.
She sniffs the wind in the heat of her desire.
Who can control her passion?
All who look for her will not become weary;
they will find her in her mating season.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. 2:24 Lit donkey taught
  2. 2:24 Lit her month
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Jeremiah 2:23-24 New International Version (NIV)

23 “How can you say, ‘I am not defiled;
    I have not run after the Baals’?
See how you behaved in the valley;
    consider what you have done.
You are a swift she-camel
    running here and there,
24 a wild donkey accustomed to the desert,
    sniffing the wind in her craving—
    in her heat who can restrain her?
Any males that pursue her need not tire themselves;
    at mating time they will find her.

New International Version (NIV)

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Jeremiah 2:23-24 King James Version (KJV)

23 How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? see thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: thou art a swift dromedary traversing her ways;

24 A wild ass used to the wilderness, that snuffeth up the wind at her pleasure; in her occasion who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.

Jeremiah 5:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

They are well-fed,[a] eager[b] stallions,
each neighing after someone else’s wife.

Footnotes:

  1. 5:8 Lit well-equipped; Hb obscure
  2. 5:8 Lit early-rising; Hb obscure
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

The Christian Standard Bible. Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Christian Standard Bible®, and CSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers, all rights reserved.

Jeremiah 5:8 New International Version (NIV)

They are well-fed, lusty stallions,
    each neighing for another man’s wife.

New International Version (NIV)

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Jeremiah 5:8 King James Version (KJV)

They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.

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