Jeremiah 2:7

“And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I brought you into a plentifull countrey, to eate the fruit thereof, and the goodnesse thereof; but when ye entred yee defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I brought you into the fruitful land To eat its fruit and its good things. But you came and defiled My land, And My inheritance you made an abomination.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I took you into a fertile land, where you were living on its fruit and its wealth; but when you came in, you made my land unclean, and made my heritage a disgusting thing.
- Basic English Bible

And I brought you into a fruitful land, to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof; and ye entered and defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
- Darby Bible

And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit of it, and the goodness of it; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
- Webster's Bible

I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat its fruit and its goodness; but when you entered, you defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
- World English Bible

Yea, I bring you in to a land of fruitful fields, To eat its fruit and its goodness, And ye come in and defile My land, And Mine inheritance have made an abomination.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I brought you into a land of fruitful fields, to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled My land, and made My heritage an abomination.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 2:7


2:7 My land - Consecrated to my name; by your idols and many other abominations.


Discussion for Jeremiah 2:7

  • When they had nothing they sought after God. Know God brings them to a land of plenty n they turn to idolatry
  • Janice Bocot for verse 7
    God is saying, I blessed you, I 've taken you into the land of milk and honey, and you turned away from me, to serve other Gods.

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