Jeremiah 23:17

“They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 23:17

They say still vnto them that despise me; The Lord hath sayde, Yee shall haue peace; and they say vnto euery one that walketh after the imagination of his owne heart, No euill shall come vpon you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD has said, "You will have peace'; And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, They say, 'Calamity will not come upon you.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They say continually unto them that despise me, Jehovah hath said, Ye shall have peace; and unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come upon you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They keep on saying to those who have no respect for the word of the Lord, You will have peace; and to everyone who goes on his way in the pride of his heart, they say, No evil will come to you.
- Basic English Bible

They say constantly unto them that despise me, Jehovah hath said, Ye shall have peace. And they say unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his heart, No evil shall come upon you.
- Darby Bible

They say still to them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say to every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.
- Webster's Bible

They say continually to those who despise me, Yahweh has said, You shall have peace; and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come on you.
- World English Bible

Saying diligently to those despising The word of Jehovah: Peace is for you, And [to] every one walking in the stubbornness of his heart they have said: Evil doth not come in unto you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They say continually unto them that despise Me: 'The LORD hath said: Ye shall have peace'; and unto every one that walketh in the stubbornness of his own heart they say: 'No evil shall come upon you';
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 23:17

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 23:17


23:16 Hearken not - People are under no religious obligation to hear any thing but the revealed will of God, and are not to obey those that call to them for what that doth not call to them.

23:18 For who - Which of those prophets, that prophesy such terrible things against this city is a privy - counsellor to God? The words seem to be the words of the false prophets.


Discussion for Jeremiah 23:17

  • Evang.(Mrs.)Ogueri on Jeremiah 23:17
    sincerely whats happening now is not new to God so he that has a dream to tell let him tell but he that has God s Word should speak it with boldness there is no relationship between chaff and the wheat God s Word is like hammer it breaks every falsehood and false prophets


 

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