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Jeremiah 20:9

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Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Jeremiah 20:9

Then I said; I will not make mention of him, nor speake any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart, as a burning fire shut vp in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name, Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding {it} in, And I cannot endure {it.}"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I cannot `contain'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if I say, I will not keep him in mind, I will not say another word in his name; then it is in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am tired of keeping myself in, I am not able to do it.
- Basic English Bible

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: but it was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones; and I became wearied with holding in, and I could not.
- Darby Bible

Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.
- Webster's Bible

If I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I can't [contain].
- World English Bible

And I said, `I do not mention Him, Nor do I speak any more in His name,' And it hath been in my heart As a burning fire shut up in my bones, And I have been weary of containing, And I am not able.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if I say: 'I will not make mention of Him, nor speak any more in His name', then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I weary myself to hold it in, but cannot.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 20:9

20:9 I said - He did not speak this openly, but in his heart. But - He found in his heart a constraint to go on.

 

Comments for Jeremiah 20:9

Nicola's comment on 2014-11-09 19:18:08:

Jeremiah was God 's chosen prophet. You cannot just choose to stop being God 's servant. God has the final say. His word cannot be immobilize or restricted.

 


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