Jeremiah 12 :7

Jeremiah 12 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

I have forsaken my house, I have left my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

American King James Version (AKJV)

I have forsaken my house, I have left my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

American Standard Version (ASV)

I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

I have given up my house, I have let my heritage go; I have given the loved one of my soul into the hands of her haters.

Webster's Revision

I have forsaken my house, I have left my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

World English Bible

I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

English Revised Version (ERV)

I have forsaken mine house, I have cast off mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Definitions for Jeremiah 12 :7

Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.
Heritage - Allotment; possession.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :7

I have forsaken mine house - I have abandoned my temple.

I have given the dearly beloved of my soul - The people once in covenant with me, and inexpressibly dear to me while faithful.

Into the hand of her enemies - This was a condition in the covenant I made with them; If they forsook me, they were to be abandoned to their enemies, and cast out of the good land I gave to their fathers.

Barnes's Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :7

Yahweh shows that the downfall of the nation was occasioned by no want of love on His part, but by the nation's conduct.

Left - More correctly, cast away.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 12 :7

12:7 My house - God by his house here understands the temple. Heritage - The whole body of the Israelites, whom God threatens to leave with respect to his special providence.
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