Jeremiah 4:14

“O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O Ierusalem, wash thine heart from wickednesse, that thou mayest bee saued: how long shall thy vaine thoughts lodge within thee?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O Jerusalem, wash thy heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thine evil thoughts lodge within thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

O Jerusalem, make your heart clean from evil, so that you may have salvation. How long are evil purposes to have a resting-place in you?
- Basic English Bible

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
- Darby Bible

O Jerusalem, wash thy heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
- Webster's Bible

Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your evil thoughts lodge within you?
- World English Bible

Wash from evil thy heart, O Jerusalem, That thou mayest be saved, Till when dost thou lodge in thy heart Thoughts of thy strength?
- Youngs Literal Bible

O Jerusalem, wash thy heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy baleful thoughts lodge within thee?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 4:14


4:14 Wash - As a means to prevent the judgments that are impending. Vain thoughts - Vain fancies of safety.


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