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Jeremiah 5:7

7 “How shall I pardon you for this?

Your children have forsaken Me

And psworn by those qthat are not gods.

rWhen I had fed them to the full,

Then they committed adultery

And assembled themselves by troops in the harlots’ houses.

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Jeremiah 5:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Why should I forgive you?

Your children have forsaken me

and sworn by gods that are not gods.

I supplied all their needs,

yet they committed adultery

and thronged to the houses of prostitutes.

Jeremiah 5:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“How can I pardon you?

Your children have forsaken me

and have sworn by those who are no gods.

When I fed them to the full,

they committed adultery

and trooped to the houses of whores.

Jeremiah 5:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

How shall I pardon thee for this? thy children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots’ houses.

Jeremiah 5:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“How can I pardon you?

For even your children have turned from me.

They have sworn by gods that are not gods at all!

I fed my people until they were full.

But they thanked me by committing adultery

and lining up at the brothels.

Jeremiah 5:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord said, “Tell me why I should forgive you.

Your children have left me

and have made promises to idols that are not gods at all.

I gave your children everything they needed,

but they still were like an unfaithful wife to me.

They spent much time in houses of prostitutes.

Jeremiah 5:7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

How can I pardon thee? thy children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they committed adultery, and assembled themselves in troops at the harlots’ houses;

Jeremiah 5:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Wherefore should I pardon thee? Thy children have forsaken me, and swear by them that are not God. I have satiated them, and they have committed adultery, and they troop to the harlots’ house.

Jeremiah 5:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Why should I forgive you? 

Your children abandoned me. 

They took godless oaths. 

They committed adultery, even though I satisfied their needs. 

They traveled in crowds to the houses of prostitutes. 

Jeremiah 5:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Why should I forgive you?

Your children have abandoned Me

and sworn by those who are not gods.

I satisfied their needs, yet they committed adultery;

they gashed themselves at the prostitute’s house.

Jeremiah 5:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How can I pardon you?

Your children have forsaken me,

and have sworn by those who are no gods.

When I fed them to the full,

they committed adultery

and trooped to the houses of prostitutes.

Jeremiah 5:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“How can I forgive you?

Your children have forsaken me,

and they have sworn by those who are not gods.

But I fed them to the full,

and they committed adultery,

and flocked to the house of a prostitute.

Jeremiah 5:7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord says, “Jerusalem, why should I forgive you?

Your people have deserted me.

They have taken their oaths in the names of gods

that are not really gods at all.

I supplied everything they needed.

But they committed adultery.

Large crowds went to the houses of prostitutes.

Jeremiah 5:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Why should I pardon you?

Your sons have forsaken Me

And sworn by those who are not gods.

When I had fed them to the full,

They committed adultery

And trooped to the harlot’s house.


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