Jeremiah 27:17

“Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city be laid waste?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hearken not vnto them: serue the king of Babylon, and liue: wherefore should this citie be laid waste?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not listen to them; serve the king of Babylon, and live! Why should this city become a ruin?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city become a desolation?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give no attention to them; become servants of the king of Babylon and keep yourselves from death: why let this town become a waste?
- Basic English Bible

Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city become a waste?
- Darby Bible

Hearken not to them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: why should this city be laid waste?
- Webster's Bible

Don't listen to them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: why should this city become a desolation?
- World English Bible

Ye do not hearken unto them, serve the king of Babylon, and live. Why is this city a waste?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live; wherefore should this city become desolate?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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