Jeremiah 23:1

“Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Woe bee vnto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheepe of my pasture, saith the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture! declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A curse is on the keepers who are causing the destruction and loss of the sheep of my field, says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Wo to shepherds destroying, And scattering the flock of My pasture, An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture! saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Jeremiah 23

  • Steve morrow
    JEREMIAH 23:22 BUT IF THEY HAD STOOD IN MY COUNSEL AND HAD CAUSED MY PEOPLE TO HEAR MY WORDS THEN THEY SHOULD HAVE TURNED THEM FROM THEIR EVIL WAY AND FROM THE EVIL OF THEIR DOINGS
  • Don Felipe
    Jeremiah 23 is part of the ominous warning God has given to believers. The very beginning of the chapter is setting up the prophecy of the Christian church in the last days before Jesus' returns in judgment. The history of the Hebrew nation is a mirror of the things that have come to pass in these latter days. Judgment must first come on the church...and it has already begun. May God have mercy
  • Irene123
    V. 14 - God just didn't like Sodom/Gomorrah; I guess He did (maybe) at one time, OR, His word does say he is of great mercy and slow to anger. People say there was no 'grace' with God in the O.T.; I think there was ................
  • Lu2677
    "Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith"
    Verse 31
  • Irene123
    Jer. 23:26-27; do these vs. remind anyone of an institution that was formed in 325 A.D.? especially v. 27.
  • Pastor Keith Carl Livingston
    I love in Allentown P.A. I notice some of our fellow churches don,t talk about the Holy Spirit much. they tell the bible like its a story. The bible is about u do Gods will,following God,s word with our whole hearts. Explain to the people that we are being judged by God in a spirit,and in truth. God is a spirit that we can feel when we truly sleek his anointing.

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