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Jeremiah 2:7

    Jeremiah 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when you entered, you defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I took you into a fertile land, where you were living on its fruit and its wealth; but when you came in, you made my land unclean, and made my heritage a disgusting thing.

    Webster's Revision

    And I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.

    World English Bible

    I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat its fruit and its goodness; but when you entered, you defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 2:7

    Heritage - Allotment; possession.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 2:7

    And I brought you into a plentiful country - The land of Canaan.

    My land - The particular property of God, which he gave to them as an inheritance, they being his peculiar people.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 2:7

    A plentiful country - literally, "a land of the Carmel," a Carmel land (see 1 Kings 18:19, note; Isaiah 29:17, note).

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 2:7

    2:7 My land - Consecrated to my name; by your idols and many other abominations.