Jeremiah 23:11

“For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 23:11

For both prophet and priest are prophane, yea in my house haue I found their wickednesse, saith the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness, declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the prophet as well as the priest is unclean; even in my house I have seen their evil-doing, says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

For both prophet and priest are profane: even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

For both prophet and priest are profane; even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

for both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness, says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

For both prophet and priest have been profane, Yea, in My house I found their wickedness, An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For both prophet and priest are ungodly; yea, in My house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 23:11

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 23:11


23:9 Like a man - And he was even astonished and stupefied, and like a drunken man, at the apprehensions of the wrath of the Lord ready to be revealed against them, and considering also what words the holy God had put into his mouth, to speak against them.

23:10 Adulterers - Under this term all species of uncleanness are comprehended. Swearing - By false - swearing, or by idle and profane swearing. The pleasant places - The wrath of God was extended to all places whether more or less inhabited. Their courses - The prophets did not only err in single acts, but the whole course of their actions was evil, and particularly their power, rule and government, was not right.

23:13 They prophesied - Pretending they had their instructions from Baal, and so caused the ten tribes to err, which then were called Israel in contradistinction to Judah.


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