Jeremiah 2:34

“Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the soules of the poore innocents: I haue not found it by secret search, but vpon all these.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Also on your skirts is found The lifeblood of the innocent poor; You did not find them breaking in. But in spite of all these things,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the innocent poor: thou didst not find them breaking in; but it is because of all these things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in the skirts of your robe may be seen the life-blood of those who have done no wrong: ...
- Basic English Bible

Yea, in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the innocent poor, whom thou didst not encounter breaking in, but [it is found] upon all these.
- Darby Bible

Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
- Webster's Bible

Also the blood of the souls of the innocent poor is found in your skirts. You did not find them breaking in; but it is because of all these things.
- World English Bible

Also in thy skirts hath been found the blood of innocent needy souls, Not by digging have I found them, but upon all these.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the innocent poor; thou didst not find them breaking in; yet for all these things
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 2:34


2:34 Skirts - Of thy garments: the tokens of cruelty may be seen openly there. Innocents - In thee is found the murder expressed here by blood of innocent persons, murdering souls as well as bodies. Search - Heb. by digging; as if the earth had covered the blood, or as if they had committed their wickedness in some obscure places. These - Upon thy garments, exposed openly to publick view.


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