Jeremiah 24:8

“And as the evil figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so evil; surely thus saith the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And as the euill figges which cannot be eaten, they are so euill; (Surely thus saith the Lord) so will I giue Zedekiah the king of Iudah, and his princes, and the residue of Ierusalem, that remaine in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'But like the bad figs which cannot be eaten due to rottenness--indeed, thus says the LORD--so I will abandon Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem who remain in this land and the ones who dwell in the land of Egypt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so bad, surely thus saith Jehovah, So will I give up Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And like the bad figs which are so bad that they are of no use for food, so I will give up Zedekiah, king of Judah, and his chiefs and the rest of Jerusalem who are still in this land, and those who are in the land of Egypt:
- Basic English Bible

And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten for badness, surely, thus saith Jehovah: So will I make Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the remnant of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt.
- Darby Bible

And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so bad; surely thus saith the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt:
- Webster's Bible

As the bad figs, which can't be eaten, they are so bad, surely thus says Yahweh, So will I give up Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, who remain in this land, and those who dwell in the land of Egypt,
- World English Bible

And like the bad figs, that are not eaten for badness, Surely thus said Jehovah: So do I make Zedekiah king of Judah, And his heads, and the remnant of Jerusalem, Who are left in this land, And who are dwelling in the land of Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so bad; surely thus saith the LORD: So will I make Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 24

  • Irene123
    Compare Jer. 24:6 to 2 Kgs. 22:11; and read the WHOLE story of Josiah; it is really remarkable.
  • Donald stallworth
    God wanted to see his people return from their evil ways and egg knowledge him that he is God and know that he is God alone so I think he was giving them a opportunity to repent for their sins and know that he is there God
  • Andy
    Jehovah will give us “a heart to know” him if we study and apply his Word
  • Agboola Tayo Felix
    Jesus christ is the only way to heaven, so as many that believe in Him till His returning back to take His people, i.e, believers, and His people Israelits, will make it to the land that God the father promised which is heaven,remember He said in verse 7 "I will give them an heart to know me, that i am the Lord....they shall return unto me.while the weaked and the evil doers will end up in heal.
  • Michael C.
    We are not to be drawn away after the seditions of zealots and patriots, like those who relentlessly fought against the Chaldeans and the Romans, and were eventually the cause of their whole country's destruction. The commandments of our Lord Jesus Christ are for our life in all its circumstances, and for everything we are set to encounter. Proud men will hate us for this, but we must fear God.
  • Diesel
    YISRAEL WILL RETURN HOME VERY SOON WITH YAHUSHA LEADING THE WAY. PEOPLE OF THE TAST GET READY YOUR REDEMPTION IS CLOSE AT HAND. HAIL YAHUAH!!!!!!! SHALOM

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