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Jeremiah 14:7

    Jeremiah 14:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou it for thy name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do you it for your name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Though our sins give witness against us, do something, O Lord, for the honour of your name: for again and again we have been turned away from you, we have done evil against you.

    Webster's Revision

    Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

    World English Bible

    Though our iniquities testify against us, work for your name's sake, Yahweh; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O LORD: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 14:7

    O Lord, though our iniquities testify against us - We deeply acknowledge that we have sinned, and deserve nothing but death. Yet act for thy name's sake - work in our behalf, that we perish not.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 14:7

    Do thou it - Rather, "deal thou, act thou for Thy Name's sake, i. e., not according to the strict measure of right and wrong, but as a God merciful and gracious.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 14:7

    14:7 Testify - That thou art righteous in what thou hast done. Do thou it - Do thou what we stand in need of; give us rain, though not for our sake, we deserve no such kindness from thee, yet for thy names sake: thy promise, or for thine honour and glory.