Jeremiah 5:12

“They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They haue belyed the Lord, and said; It is not he, neither shall euill come vpon vs, neither shal we see sword nor famine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They have lied about the LORD And said, "Not He; Misfortune will not come on us, And we will not see sword or famine.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have denied Jehovah, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
- American Standard Version (1901)

They would have nothing to do with the Lord, saying, He will do nothing, and no evil will come to us; we will not see the sword or be short of food:
- Basic English Bible

They have denied Jehovah, and say, He is not; and evil shall not come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine;
- Darby Bible

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
- Webster's Bible

They have denied Yahweh, and said, "It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine.
- World English Bible

They have lied against Jehovah, And they say, `[It is] not He, Nor come in against us doth evil, Yea, sword and famine we do not see.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They have belied the LORD, and said: 'It is not He, neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 5:12


5:12 Belied - Not believing that these words of the prophet were God's word.


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