Jeremiah 2:37

“Yea, thou shalt go forth from him, and thine hands upon thine head: for the LORD hath rejected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea thou shalt goe forth from him, and thine hands vpon thine head: for the Lord hath reiected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"From this {place} also you will go out With your hands on your head; For the LORD has rejected those in whom you trust, And you will not prosper with them."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

From thence also shalt thou go forth, with thy hands upon thy head: for Jehovah hath rejected those in whom thou trustest, and thou shalt not prosper with them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, you will go out from him with your hands on your head: for the Lord has given up those in whom you have put your faith, and they will be of no help to you.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt indeed go forth from her with thy hands upon thy head; for Jehovah hath rejected those thou confidest in, and thou shalt not prosper by them.
- Darby Bible

Yes, thou shalt go forth from him, and thy hands upon thy head: for the LORD hath rejected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.
- Webster's Bible

From there also you shall go forth, with your hands on your head; for Yahweh has rejected those in whom you trust, and you shall not prosper with them.
- World English Bible

Also from this thou goest out, And thy hands on thy head, For Jehovah hath kicked at thy confidences, And thou dost not give prosperity to them!
- Youngs Literal Bible

From him also shalt thou go forth, with thy hands upon thy head; for the LORD hath rejected them in whom thou didst trust, and thou shalt not prosper in them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 2:37


2:37 Yea - All the help thou canst procure shall not prevent thy captivity, but from hence thou shalt go. Thy hands - An usual posture of mourning.


Discussion for Jeremiah 2

  • Moses Zulu
    This is the truth, I am blessed by the commentary, forsake not the grace of God it is peace, life and beyond life internal. Surely, let me run for my life, return ye Moses to the original love, pure and ready to answer God's call, whether I understood or not I was there for God. Return ye, remember where thou have fallen. Plead with your soul, the loving kindness of God is hear today to save.
  • Amoy
    Is true that we're all human being? That's why they call us human being because we're all half animal and half human. Nobody's perfect in this world except Jesus! We will learn how to be a perfect human until we die still we won't be perfect.
  • Deborah
    Suresh, I believe what verse 21 an 22 are referring is, they were given the word to know right from wrong and were cleansed in 22, but still chose to do wrong.
  • SURESH PETER
    i need clarification on Chapter 2 verse 21 and 22
  • David
    God made Israel victorious expanding their borders so they can protect Israel from their enamies
  • When they had nothing they sought after God. Know God brings them to a land of plenty n they turn to idolatry

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