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Jeremiah 19:4

    Jeremiah 19:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it to other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, that they knew not, they and their fathers and the kings of Judah; and have filled this place with the blood of innocents,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because they have given me up, and made this place a strange place, burning perfumes in it to other gods, of whom they and their fathers and the kings of Judah had no knowledge; and they have made this place full of the blood of those who have done no wrong;

    Webster's Revision

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, that they knew not, they and their fathers and the kings of Judah; and have filled this place with the blood of innocents,

    World English Bible

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it to other gods, that they didn't know, they and their fathers and the kings of Judah; and have filled this place with the blood of innocents,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom they knew not, they and their fathers and the kings of Judah; and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;

    Definitions for Jeremiah 19:4

    Estranged - To be asked in marriage.
    Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 19:4

    Estranged this place - Ye have devoted my temple to a widely different purpose from that for which it was erected.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 19:4

    Have estranged this place - They have not recognized the sanctity of this place, but have treated it as a strange place, by worshipping in it strange gods.

    Innocents - i. e., guiltless persons.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 19:4

    19:4 This place - Either this city, or this valley, which they had turned to an use quite contrary to the end for which God gave it them.