Jeremiah 5:2

“And though they say, The LORD liveth; surely they swear falsely.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And though they say, The Lord liueth, surely they sweare falsely.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And although they say, 'As the LORD lives,' Surely they swear falsely."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And though they say, As Jehovah liveth; surely they swear falsely.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And though they say, By the living Lord; truly their oaths are false.
- Basic English Bible

And if they say, [As] Jehovah liveth! surely they swear falsely.
- Darby Bible

And though they say, The LORD liveth; surely they swear falsely.
- Webster's Bible

Though they say, 'As Yahweh lives;' surely they swear falsely."
- World English Bible

And if they say, `Jehovah liveth,' Surely to a falsehood they swear.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And though they say: 'As the LORD liveth', surely they swear falsely.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 5:2


5:2 Though - Though when they swear, they use the form of an oath, and say, the Lord liveth, or by the living God: yet it is neither in truth nor righteousness.


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