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Jeremiah 17:18

    Jeremiah 17:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring on them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let them be put to shame that persecute me, but let not me be put to shame; let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed; bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let them be put to shame who are attacking me, but let me not be shamed; let them be overcome with fear, but let me not be overcome: send on them the day of evil, and put them to destruction twice over.

    Webster's Revision

    Let them be put to shame that persecute me, but let not me be put to shame; let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed; bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    World English Bible

    Let them be disappointed who persecute me, but let not me be disappointed; let them be dismayed, but don't let me be dismayed; bring on them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let them be ashamed that persecute me, but let not me be ashamed; let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 17:18

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Persecute - To pursue after in order to overtake.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 17:18

    Let them be confounded - They shall be confounded. These words are to be understood as simple predictions, rather than prayers.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 17:18

    Confounded - Put to shame.

    Destroy them ... - Rather, break them with a double breaking: a twofold punishment, the first their general share in the miseries attendant upon their country's fall; the second, a special punishment for their sin in persecuting and mocking God's prophet.