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Jeremiah 4:2

Then when you swear by my name, saying,

‘As surely as the Lord lives,’

you could do so

with truth, justice, and righteousness.

Then you would be a blessing to the nations of the world,

and all people would come and praise my name.”

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Jeremiah 4:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

and if in a truthful, just and righteous way

you swear, ‘As surely as the Lord lives,’

then the nations will invoke blessings by him

and in him they will boast.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

and if you swear, ‘As the Lord lives,’

in truth, in justice, and in righteousness,

then nations shall bless themselves in him,

and in him shall they glory.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And thou shalt swear, The Lord liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Jeremiah 4:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And you shall swear, ‘The Lord lives,’

In truth, in judgment, and in righteousness;

The nations shall bless themselves in Him,

And in Him they shall glory.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

If you say when you make a promise,

‘As surely as the Lord lives,’

and you can say it in a truthful, honest, and right way,

then the nations will be blessed by him,

and they will praise him for what he has done.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

and thou shalt swear, As Jehovah liveth, in truth, in justice, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Jeremiah 4:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

—and thou shalt in truth, in justice, and in righteousness swear, As Jehovah liveth! and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Jeremiah 4:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

if you take the oath, “As the Lord lives …”

in an honest, fair, and right way,

then the nations will be blessed,

and they will be honored by me.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

then you can swear, “As the Lord lives,”

in truth, in justice, and in righteousness,

then the nations will be blessed by Him

and will pride themselves in Him.

Jeremiah 4:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and if you swear, “As the Lord lives!”

in truth, in justice, and in uprightness,

then nations shall be blessed by him,

and by him they shall boast.

Jeremiah 4:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

and you swear, ‘As Yahweh lives,’

in truth, in justice, and in righteousness,

then nations will be blessed by him,

and in him they will boast.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Take all of your oaths in my name.

Say, ‘You can be sure that the Lord is alive.’

Let all of your promises be truthful, fair and honest.

Then I will bless the nations.

And they will take delight in me.”

Jeremiah 4:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

And you will swear, ‘As the Lord lives,’

In truth, in justice and in righteousness;

Then the nations will bless themselves in Him,

And in Him they will glory.”