Jeremiah 23:17

“They say still vnto them that despise me; The Lord hath sayde, Yee shall haue peace; and they say vnto euery one that walketh after the imagination of his owne heart, No euill shall come vpon you.”

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They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.
- King James Version

"They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD has said, "You will have peace'; And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, They say, 'Calamity will not come upon you.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They say continually unto them that despise me, Jehovah hath said, Ye shall have peace; and unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come upon you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They keep on saying to those who have no respect for the word of the Lord, You will have peace; and to everyone who goes on his way in the pride of his heart, they say, No evil will come to you.
- Basic English Bible

They say constantly unto them that despise me, Jehovah hath said, Ye shall have peace. And they say unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his heart, No evil shall come upon you.
- Darby Bible

They say still to them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say to every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.
- Webster's Bible

They say continually to those who despise me, Yahweh has said, You shall have peace; and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come on you.
- World English Bible

Saying diligently to those despising The word of Jehovah: Peace is for you, And [to] every one walking in the stubbornness of his heart they have said: Evil doth not come in unto you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They say continually unto them that despise Me: 'The LORD hath said: Ye shall have peace'; and unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his own heart they say: 'No evil shall come upon you';
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 23

  • Ivy Johnson
    Things change: stay the same: Jeremiah’s days: today much worse: too much money: from members:mega Churches: private jets: mansions: expensive vehicles: keeping-up-with-Jones: expensive carpet: no conviction: use water down: man replaced: Words: instead of the HOLY SCRIPTURES: given by GOD the HOLY SPIRIT: CENTURIES AGO:
    PREACH GODS WORDS: IN
  • Ivy Johnson
    V#3: WOW to thee so called preachers: preaching replacement theology: God is finished with ISRAEL: and help to bring about the BDS: and antiemetic movements: All enemies of THE GOD OF ABRAHAM:ISAAC:JACOB:and their SEED Forever: ISRAEL also. Soon they ALL will have to give an ACCOUNT to GOD ALMIGHTY: God is married to the JEWISH People Forever: TheY are the APPLE of HIS EYE: The most delicate area.
  • Don Felipe
    Jeremiah 23 is part of the ominous warning God has given to believers. The very beginning of the chapter is setting up the prophecy of the Christian church in the last days before Jesus' returns in judgment. The history of the Hebrew nation is a mirror of the things that have come to pass in these latter days. Judgment must first come on the church...and it has already begun. May God have mercy
  • Irene123
    V. 14 - God just didn't like Sodom/Gomorrah; I guess He did (maybe) at one time, OR, His word does say he is of great mercy and slow to anger. People say there was no 'grace' with God in the O.T.; I think there was ................
  • Lu2677
    "Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith"
    Verse 31
  • Irene123
    Jer. 23:26-27; do these vs. remind anyone of an institution that was formed in 325 A.D.? especially v. 27.

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