Jeremiah 23:20

“The anger of the Lord shall not returne, vntill hee haue executed, and til he haue performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter dayes ye shall consider it perfectly.”

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Other Translations

The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.
- King James Version

"The anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; In the last days you will clearly understand it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The anger of Jehovah shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days ye shall understand it perfectly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The wrath of the Lord will not be turned back till he has done, till he has put into effect, the purposes of his heart: in days to come you will have full knowledge of this.
- Basic English Bible

The anger of Jehovah shall not return, until he have executed, and until he have performed the purposes of his heart: at the end of the days ye shall understand it clearly.
- Darby Bible

The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he shall have executed, and till he shall have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.
- Webster's Bible

The anger of Yahweh shall not return, until he has executed, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days you shall understand it perfectly.
- World English Bible

The anger of Jehovah doth not turn back Till His doing, and till His establishing, The thoughts of His heart, In the latter end of the days ye attend to it With understanding.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The anger of the LORD shall not return, until He have executed, and till He have performed the purposes of His heart; in the end of days ye shall consider it perfectly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 23:20


23:20 The anger - The prophet speaks of the judgment as of a messenger, which should not return till it had done its errand, and executed what God had resolved it should effect. Ye shall consider - And though you will not now believe it, yet hereafter when it shall be too late, you shall consider it perfectly.


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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