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Jeremiah 2:35

    Jeremiah 2:35 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yet thou sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yet you say, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with you, because you say, I have not sinned.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yet thou saidst, I am innocent; surely his anger is turned away from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And still you said, I have done no wrong; truly, his wrath is turned away from me. See, I will take up the cause against you, because you say, I have done no wrong.

    Webster's Revision

    Yet thou saidst, I am innocent; surely his anger is turned away from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.

    World English Bible

    "Yet you said, 'I am innocent. Surely his anger has turned away from me.' "Behold, I will judge you, because you say, 'I have not sinned.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yet thou saidst, I am innocent; surely his anger is turned away from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 2:35

    Because I am innocent - They continued to assert their innocence, and therefore expected that God's judgments would be speedily removed!

    I will plead with thee - I will maintain my process, follow it up to conviction, and inflict the deserved punishment.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 2:35

    Because I am innocent - Rather, But "I am innocent," or, "I am acquitted." Those blood-stains cannot be upon my skirts, because now, in king Josiah's days, the idolatry of Manasseh has been put away.

    Shall turn from me - Or, has turned away "from me."

    Plead - Or, enter into judgment.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 2:35

    2:35 Behold - I will proceed in my judgment against thee. Because - Because thou justifiest thyself.