Jeremiah 2 :35

Jeremiah 2 :35 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger will turn from me. Behold, I will plead 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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 2 :35

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's Commentary 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 Commentary on Jeremiah 2 :35

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