Jeremiah 12 :2

Jeremiah 12 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

You have planted them, yes, they have taken root: they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

King James Version (KJV)

You have planted them, yes, they have taken root: they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root; they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their heart.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

They have been planted by you, they have taken root; they go on and give fruit: you are near in their mouths but far from their thoughts.

Webster's Revision

Thou hast planted them, yes, they have taken root: they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

World English Bible

You have planted them, yes, they have taken root; they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth, and far from their heart.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root; they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

Definitions for Jeremiah 12 :2

Art - "Are"; second person singular.
Reins - Innermost parts of man.
Yea - Yes; certainly.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :2

Thou art near in their mouth - They have no sincerity: they have something of the form of religion, but nothing of its power.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :2

Their veins - i. e., their heart. The reins were regarded by the Jews as the seat of the affections.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :2

12:2 Far - Thou art far from their inward parts, they neither fear thee, nor love thee.
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