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Jeremiah 5:4

Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; pthey are foolish: for qthey know not the way of the Lord, nor qthe judgment of their God.

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Jeremiah 5:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

I thought, “These are only the poor;

they are foolish,

for they do not know the way of the Lord,

the requirements of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then I said, “These are only the poor;

they have no sense;

for they do not know the way of the Lord,

the justice of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Then I said, “But what can we expect from the poor?

They are ignorant.

They don’t know the ways of the Lord.

They don’t understand God’s laws.

Jeremiah 5:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Therefore I said, “Surely these are poor.

They are foolish;

For they do not know the way of the Lord,

The judgment of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

But I thought,

“These are only the poor, foolish people.

They have not learned the way of the Lord

and what their God wants them to do.

Jeremiah 5:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:

Jeremiah 5:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And I said, Surely these are the wretched ones, they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I thought, “These are poor, foolish people.

They don’t know the way of the Lord

and the justice that God demands.

Jeremiah 5:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then I thought:

They are just the poor;

they have played the fool.

For they don’t understand the way of the Lord,

the justice of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then I said, “These are only the poor,

they have no sense;

for they do not know the way of the Lord,

the law of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then I said, “They are just simple people,

they are foolish,

for they know not the way of Yahweh,

the law of their God.

Jeremiah 5:4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

I thought, “The people of

Jerusalem are foolish.

They don’t know how the Lord wants them to live.

They don’t know what their God requires of them.

Jeremiah 5:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then I said, “They are only the poor,

They are foolish;

For they do not know the way of the Lord

Or the ordinance of their God.