Jeremiah 14 :7

Jeremiah 14 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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

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.

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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 14 :7

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's Commentary 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 Commentary 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.
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