Jeremiah 17:8

“For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her rootes by the riuer, and shall not see when heate commeth, but her leafe shall be greene, and shall not be carefull in the yeere of drought, neither shall cease from yeelding fruit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat cometh, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For he will be like a tree planted by the waters, pushing out its roots by the stream; he will have no fear when the heat comes, but his leaf will be green; in a dry year he will have no care, and will go on giving fruit.
- Basic English Bible

For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out its roots by the stream, and he shall not see when heat cometh, but his leaf shall be green; and in the year of drought he shall not be careful, neither shall he cease to yield fruit.
- Darby Bible

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be anxious in the year of drouth, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
- Webster's Bible

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
- World English Bible

And hath been as a tree planted by waters, And by a rivulet he sendeth forth his roots, And he doth not see when heat cometh, And his leaf hath been green, And in a year of dearth he is not sorrowful, Nor doth he cease from making fruit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out its roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but its foliage shall be luxuriant; and shall not be anxious in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 17:8

  • Irvin rupiya for verse 8
    The man who drinks from One source of living water God will never be thirsty. His faithfullness to that source deepens his roots of trust. Even when trouble surrounds Him his heart is filled with Godly solutions that will deliver him for eternity. He will always remain quenched and the work of his hands will always be fruitful and green even when the sun is scorching hot!
  • we must trust god b c we have no option
  • It does not matter what is happening around you, be it famine or drought, if your trust is in Jesus Christ then you will be kept and provided for, even when everyone else around you are feeling the effects of what is going on.
    you have to trust God and live.

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