Jeremiah 29:5

“Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 29:5

Build ye houses and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eate the fruit of them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Build houses and live {in them;} and plant gardens and eat their produce.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go on building houses and living in them, and planting gardens and using the fruit of them;
- Basic English Bible

Build houses, and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
- Darby Bible

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;
- Webster's Bible

Build houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
- World English Bible

Build ye houses, and abide; and plant ye gardens, and eat their fruit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Build ye houses, and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 29:5

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 29:5


29:3 By the hand - Zedekiah having some occasion to send two messengers to Babylon. Jeremiah knowing that as there were false prophets at Jerusalem, who fed people with hopes of a speedy return, so there were some with them in Babylon, writes the following letter, and sends it by these two messengers, to quiet the peoples minds.


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