Jeremiah 5:5

“I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I wil get me vnto the great men, and will speake vnto them, for they haue knowen the way of the Lord, and the iudgement of their God: but these haue altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bondes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I will go to the great And will speak to them, For they know the way of the LORD {And} the ordinance of their God. But they too, with one accord, have broken the yoke {And} burst the bonds."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of Jehovah, and the law of their God. But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will go to the great men and have talk with them; for they have knowledge of the way of the Lord and of the behaviour desired by their God. But as for these, their one purpose is a broken yoke and burst bands.
- Basic English Bible

I will go unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God; but these have altogether broken the yoke, have burst the bonds.
- Darby Bible

I will go to the great men, and will speak to them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
- Webster's Bible

I will go to the great men, and will speak to them; for they know the way of Yahweh, and the law of their God." But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
- World English Bible

I get me to the great, and I speak with them, For they have known the way of Jehovah, The judgment of their God.' Surely they together have broken the yoke, They have drawn away the bands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of the LORD, and the ordinance of their God.' But these had altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bands.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 5:5


5:5 But - These are more refractory than the other; no law of God is able to hold them.


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