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Jeremiah 12:2

    Jeremiah 12:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    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.

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

    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' Notes 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 Notes on Jeremiah 12:2

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