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Jeremiah 2:11

    Jeremiah 2:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Has a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Hath a nation changed its gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Has any nation ever made a change in their gods, though they are no gods? but my people have given up their glory in exchange for what is of no profit.

    Webster's Revision

    Hath a nation changed its gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

    World English Bible

    Has a nation changed [its] gods, which really are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Hath a nation changed their gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 2:11

    Doth - To do; to produce; make.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 2:11

    A nation - A Gentile nation, in strong antithesis to people, the appellation of Israel.

    Their glory - Though the worship of the one true God is a nation's greatest glory, yet it is irksome because it puts a constraint on human passions.

    That which doth not profit - Israel had exchanged the prosperity which was God's reward of obedience for the calamities which resulted from idol-worship.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 2:11

    2:11 Their glory - The true God, who was their glory; and who always did them good, giving them cause to glory in him.