Jeremiah 22:16

“He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 22:16

He iudged the cause of the poore and needy, then it was well with him: was not this to know me, saith the Lord ?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well. Is not that what it means to know Me? Declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He was judge in the cause of the poor and those in need; then it was well. Was not this to have knowledge of me? says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me? says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

He decided the cause of the poor and needy, Then [it is] well -- is it not to know Me? An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Is not this to know Me? saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 22:16

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 22:16


22:16 Was not this - They only truly know God who obey him; men vainly pretend to piety who are defective in justice and charity.


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