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Jeremiah 10:23

    Jeremiah 10:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walks to direct his steps.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    O Lord, I am conscious that a man's way is not in himself: man has no power of guiding his steps.

    Webster's Revision

    O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 10:23

    O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself - I will not pretend to dispute with thee; thou dost every thing wisely and justly; we have sinned, and thou hast a right to punish; and to choose that sort of punishment thou thinkest will best answer the ends of justice. We cannot choose; thou hast appointed us to captivity; we must not repine: yet,

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 10:23

    At the rumour of the enemy's approach Jeremiah utters in the name of the nation a supplication appropriate to men overtaken by the divine justice.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 10:23

    10:23 It is not - Lord we know it is not in our power to divert these judgments that are coming upon us, but thou canst moderate, and limit them as thou pleasest.