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Jeremiah 19:5

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Jeremiah 19:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

They have built the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as offerings to Baal—something I did not command or mention, nor did it enter my mind.

Jeremiah 19:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

They have built also the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal, which I commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it into my mind:

Jeremiah 19:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

They have built pagan shrines to Baal, and there they burn their sons as sacrifices to Baal. I have never commanded such a horrible deed; it never even crossed my mind to command such a thing!

Jeremiah 19:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

(they have also built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings to Baal, which I did not command or speak, nor did it come into My mind),

Jeremiah 19:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

They have built places on hilltops to worship Baal, where they burn their children in the fire to Baal. That is something I did not command or speak about; it never even entered my mind.

Jeremiah 19:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

and have built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons in the fire for burnt-offerings unto Baal; which I commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it into my mind:

Jeremiah 19:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

and they have built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons in the fire as burnt-offerings unto Baal, which I commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it up into my mind:

Jeremiah 19:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

They have built worship sites to burn their children as sacrifices to Baal. I didn’t ask them or command them to do this. It never entered my mind. 

Jeremiah 19:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They have built high places to Baal on which to burn their children in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, something I have never commanded or mentioned; I never entertained the thought.

Jeremiah 19:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and gone on building the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, which I did not command or decree, nor did it enter my mind;

Jeremiah 19:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

and they have built the high places of Baal, to burn their children in the fire, burnt offerings to Baal, which I commanded not, and I ordered not, and it did not come to my mind.

Jeremiah 19:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

They have built the high places where they worship Baal. There they sacrifice their children in the fire as offerings to Baal. That is something I did not command or talk about. It did not even enter my mind.

Jeremiah 19:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My mind;


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