Jeremiah 17:13

“O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O Lord, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall bee written in the earth, because they haue forsaken the Lord the fountaine of liuing waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame. Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O Jehovah, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be put to shame. They that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken Jehovah, the fountain of living waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

O Lord, the hope of Israel, all who give you up will be put to shame; those who go away from you will be cut off from the earth, because they have given up the Lord, the fountain of living waters.
- Basic English Bible

Thou hope of Israel, Jehovah! all that forsake thee shall be ashamed. They that depart from me shall be written in the earth; because they have forsaken Jehovah, the fountain of living waters.
- Darby Bible

O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh, the hope of Israel, all who forsake you shall be disappointed. Those who depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken Yahweh, the spring of living waters.
- World English Bible

The hope of Israel [is] Jehovah, All forsaking Thee are ashamed, And `My apostates' in the earth are written, For they have forsaken Jehovah, A fountain of living waters.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou hope of Israel, the LORD! All that forsake Thee shall be ashamed; they that depart from Thee shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 17:13


17:13 Depart - From what I have revealed to them as thy will, shall have no portion beyond the earth.


Discussion for Jeremiah 17

  • Lilian
    Blessed is the Man who trust in the Lord for they shall see the glory of God Thank you Jesus for your words everyday thank you for your love mercy and grace that follows me all the days of my life. I will praise and worship you alone for you are worthy Amen
  • J.C.Law
    Trust in him, and live holy..
  • I AM
    Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? Do not I fill heaven and earth?
  • Jason
    I believe Jeremiah Hilkiah wrote the book of Jeremiah. At least this is what we've been taught.
  • Tilda
    hallelujah,trusting in the Lord is full expression of your faith in Him.Now trusting in the Lord carries both a blessing and a reward for the word of God says but it is difficult to please the Lord without faith,for those who come to Him should believe that He is and a rewarder to all those who dilligently seek Him.Trust in the Lord and He will strengthen you.bless you and reward you.GLORY TO JESUS
  • Richard
    To me this is telling me to trust only in God.

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