Jeremiah 14:10

“Thus saith the LORD unto this people, Thus have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet, therefore the LORD doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thus saith the Lord vnto this people, Thus haue they loued to wander, they haue not refrained their feete, therefore the Lord doeth not accept them, hee will now remember their iniquitie, and visite their sinnes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus says the LORD to this people, "Even so they have loved to wander; they have not kept their feet in check. Therefore the LORD does not accept them; now He will remember their iniquity and call their sins to account."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus saith Jehovah unto this people, Even so have they loved to wander; they have not refrained their feet: therefore Jehovah doth not accept them; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is what the Lord has said about this people: Even so they have been glad to go from the right way; they have not kept their feet from wandering, so the Lord has no pleasure in them; now he will keep their wrongdoing in mind and send punishment for their sins.
- Basic English Bible

Thus saith Jehovah to this people: Even so have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet; and Jehovah hath no delight in them: now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
- Darby Bible

Thus saith the LORD to this people, Thus have they loved to wander, they have not restrained their feet, therefore the LORD doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
- Webster's Bible

Thus says Yahweh to this people, Even so have they loved to wander; they have not refrained their feet: therefore Yahweh does not accept them; now he will remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
- World English Bible

Thus said Jehovah concerning this people: Well they have loved to wander, Their feet they have not restrained, And Jehovah hath not accepted them, Now doth He remember their iniquity, And inspect their sin.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus saith the LORD unto this people: Even so have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet; therefore the LORD doth not accept them, now will He remember their iniquity, and punish their sins.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 14:10


14:10 Thus - Here begins the answer to the prophet's complaint and prayer in the nine first verses. The substance is, that for their manifold sins, he was resolved to punish them. They loved - They have been fond of their idols, and they have persisted in those sinful courses, notwithstanding all counsels.


Discussion for Jeremiah 14

  • A disciple
    "And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads." From the Rulers of the Jews to those who control the churches today; having always resisted the Holy Spirit, and refused the obedience and purity of Christ's teachings; are turned away empty.
  • Irene123
    There ARE 'prophets now; ANYONE at all who speaks of Jesus to anyone, is 'prophesying' - the same way John the Baptist did. That's all he did, was speak of Jesus. There are hundreds upon hundreds of prophets today. And John was sent also to baptize, but he 'witnessed' (prophesied of why he was baptizing). A witness of Jesus is prophesying of Him.
  • Sarah
    14:2 they are black unto the ground. Why doesn't the NIV or NKJV say that...hmmmmm I wonder.
  • Egbayelo
    God was angry with his people because they sinned against him. He is so angry that rain seized on the land and everybody including beast were hungry. He said even if they offer sacrifices and pray he would not hear. If they repented in those days he would have still forgive. They followed their heart and their false prophet and the word of God stood against them.
  • Insight 777
    Verse 22, God created rain and the natural system of water evaporation and warm-cool air pressures that create storms. However, the gentiles have learned through science, called vanities, the methods of weather manipulation. It is possible today to seed clouds so that they create rain. Here the Lord is given the acknowledgement that the Lord can change any effort of man. Israel is suffering a drought in this chapter. It is possible that this is a man made drought. The ultimate decision of what happens with rain and drought belongs to the Lord. Israel is asking for the Lords help. If the drought is symbolic of not winning battles then Israel is asking the Lord to be under his protection during this war. But verse 10 to 12 makes it clear that the Lord does not want this war, it is occurring because Israel wandered out of their boundaries with expansionism.
  • Insight 777
    Verse 14, Perhaps the Lord is saying that Israel claims to be Gods chosen people and therefore they feel they can do or say anything they want because the power of God is with them. The Lord is saying Israel can not do anything they want and claim it is the will of God. Israel is under the Lords control, not the other way around.

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