Jeremiah 6:27

“I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 6:27

I haue set thee for a towre, and a fortresse among my people: that thou mayest know and trie their way.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I have made you an assayer {and} a tester among My people, That you may know and assay their way."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have made thee a trier `and' a fortress among my people; that thou mayest know and try their way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have made you a tester among my people, so that you may have knowledge of their way and put it to the test.
- Basic English Bible

I have set thee among my people as an assayer, a fortress, that thou mayest know and try their way.
- Darby Bible

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way.
- Webster's Bible

I have made you a tester of metals [and] a fortress among my people; that you may know and try their way.
- World English Bible

A watch-tower I have given thee, Among My people a fortress, And thou knowest, and hast tried their way.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have made thee a tower and a fortress among My people; that thou mayest know and try their way.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 6:27

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 6:27


6:27 I have set thee - Here God speaks by way of encouragement to the prophet, and tells him, he had made him a fortified tower, that he might be safe, notwithstanding all the attempts against him. And try - As refiners do metals; hereby be is encouraged to reprove them more freely, God will give him prudence to see what is amiss, and undauntedness to oppose it.


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