Jeremiah 10 :23

Jeremiah 10 :23 Translations

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.

King James Version (KJV)

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 LORD, 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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 10 :23

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' Commentary 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 Commentary 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.
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