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Jeremiah 2:18

18 And now ywhat hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of zSihor? or awhat hast thou to do in the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of bthe river?

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Jeremiah 2:18 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 Now why go to Egypt

to drink water from the Nile?

And why go to Assyria

to drink water from the Euphrates?

Jeremiah 2:18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

18 And now what do you gain by going to Egypt

to drink the waters of the Nile?

Or what do you gain by going to Assyria

to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

Jeremiah 2:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 “What have you gained by your alliances with Egypt

and your covenants with Assyria?

What good to you are the streams of the Nile

or the waters of the Euphrates River?

Jeremiah 2:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 And now why take the road to Egypt,

To drink the waters of Sihor?

Or why take the road to Assyria,

To drink the waters of the River?

Jeremiah 2:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 It did not help to go to Egypt

and drink from the Shihor River.

It did not help to go to Assyria

and drink from the Euphrates River.

Jeremiah 2:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 And now what hast thou to do in the way to Egypt, to drink the waters of the Shihor? or what hast thou to do in the way to Assyria, to drink the waters of the River?

Jeremiah 2:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 And now, what hast thou to do with the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Shihor? And what hast thou to do with the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of the River?

Jeremiah 2:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 You won’t gain anything by going to Egypt 

to drink water from the Nile River. 

You won’t gain anything by going to Assyria 

to drink water from the Euphrates River. 

Jeremiah 2:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 Now what will you gain

by traveling along the way to Egypt

to drink the waters of the Nile?

What will you gain

by traveling along the way to Assyria

to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

Jeremiah 2:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 What then do you gain by going to Egypt,

to drink the waters of the Nile?

Or what do you gain by going to Assyria,

to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

Jeremiah 2:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 And now why do you go the way of Egypt

to drink the waters of the Shihor?

And why do you go the way of Assyria

to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

Jeremiah 2:18 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

18 Why do you go to Egypt

to drink water from the Shihor River?

Why do you go to Assyria

to drink from the Euphrates River?

Jeremiah 2:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 “But now what are you doing on the road to Egypt,

To drink the waters of the Nile?

Or what are you doing on the road to Assyria,

To drink the waters of the Euphrates?


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