Jeremiah 5:26

“For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 5:26

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay waite as hee that setteth snares, they set a trap, they catch men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'For wicked men are found among My people, They watch like fowlers lying in wait; They set a trap, They catch men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For there are sinners among my people: they keep watch, like men watching for birds; they put a net and take men in it.
- Basic English Bible

For among my people are found wicked [men]: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men.
- Darby Bible

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
- Webster's Bible

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.
- World English Bible

For the wicked have been found among My people. It looketh about the covering of snares, They have set up a trap -- men they capture.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For among My people are found wicked men; they pry, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 5:26

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 5:26


5:26 They catch - Such a trap did Jezebel lay for Naboth, #1Kings 21:9|,10. Such an one was that conspiracy of more than forty men against Paul, #Acts 23:13 |- 15.


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