Jeremiah 14:11

“Then said the LORD unto me, Pray not for this people for their good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 14:11

Then said the Lord vnto mee, Pray not for this people, for their good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the LORD said to me, "Do not pray for the welfare of this people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah said unto me, Pray not for this people for `their' good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord said to me, Make no prayer for this people for their good.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah said unto me, Pray not for this people for their good.
- Darby Bible

Then said the LORD to me, Pray not for this people for their good.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh said to me, Don't pray for this people for [their] good.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah saith unto me: Thou dost not pray for this people for good,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD said unto me: 'Pray not for this people for their good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 14:11

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 14:11


14:9 Astonished - In such disorder through some great passion, that he is able to do nothing. A mighty man - Like a man who in his own nature is strong, but through sickness so weakened, that he cannot put forth any strength for the succour of his friends. Yet - Yet (saith the prophet) thou art in the midst of us; of the whole land, according to what God had declared, #Numb 5:3 35:34|. Defile not the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the Lord dwell among the children of Israel.

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.


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