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Jeremiah 6:16

16 Thus says the Lord,

“Stand by the ways and see and ask for the aancient paths,

Where the good way is, and walk in it;

And byou will find rest for your souls.

But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.

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Jeremiah 6:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 This is what the Lord says:

“Stand at the crossroads and look;

ask for the ancient paths,

ask where the good way is, and walk in it,

and you will find rest for your souls.

But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 6:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Thus says the Lord:

“Stand by the roads, and look,

and ask for the ancient paths,

where the good way is; and walk in it,

and find rest for your souls.

But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 6:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Jeremiah 6:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 This is what the Lord says:

“Stop at the crossroads and look around.

Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it.

Travel its path, and you will find rest for your souls.

But you reply, ‘No, that’s not the road we want!’

Jeremiah 6:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Thus says the Lord:

“Stand in the ways and see,

And ask for the old paths, where the good way is,

And walk in it;

Then you will find rest for your souls.

But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 6:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 This is what the Lord says:

“Stand where the roads cross and look.

Ask where the old way is,

where the good way is, and walk on it.

If you do, you will find rest for yourselves.

But they have said, ‘We will not walk on the good way.’

Jeremiah 6:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 Thus saith Jehovah, Stand ye in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way; and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls: but they said, We will not walk therein.

Jeremiah 6:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Jeremiah 6:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 This is what the Lord says: 

Stand at the crossroads and look. 

Ask which paths are the old, reliable paths. 

Ask which way leads to blessings. 

Live that way, and find a resting place for yourselves. 

But you said that you wouldn’t live that way. 

Jeremiah 6:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 This is what the Lord says:

Stand by the roadways and look.

Ask about the ancient paths:

Which is the way to what is good?

Then take it

and find rest for yourselves.

But they protested, “We won’t!”

Jeremiah 6:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Thus says the Lord:

Stand at the crossroads, and look,

and ask for the ancient paths,

where the good way lies; and walk in it,

and find rest for your souls.

But they said, “We will not walk in it.”

Jeremiah 6:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 Thus says Yahweh: “Stand at the roads and look,

and ask for the ancient paths, where the way of the good is,

and walk in it, and find rest for your inner selves.

But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 6:16 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

16 The Lord tells the people of Judah,

“Stand where the roads cross, and look around.

Ask where the old paths are.

Ask for the good path, and walk on it.

Then your hearts will find rest in me.

But you said, ‘We won’t walk on it.’