Jeremiah 5:31

“The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The prophets prophecie falsely, and the priests beare rule by their meanes, and my people loue to haue it so: and what will yee doe in the end therof?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their {own} authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The prophets give false words and the priests give decisions by their direction; and my people are glad to have it so: and what will you do in the end?
- Basic English Bible

the prophets prophesy falsehood, and the priests rule by their means; and my people love [to have it] so. But what will ye do in the end thereof?
- Darby Bible

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
- Webster's Bible

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority; and my people love to have it so. What will you do in the end of it?
- World English Bible

The prophets have prophesied falsely, And the priests bear rule by their means, And My people have loved [it] so, And what do they at its latter end?
- Youngs Literal Bible

The prophets prophesy in the service of falsehood, and the priests bear rule at their beck; and My people love to have it so; what then will ye do in the end thereof?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 5:31

  • Patrick for verse 31
    The love of wealth has blinded the so called men of God. False prophets are already in action, be careful child ofGod.

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