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Jeremiah 20:12

    Jeremiah 20:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I opened my cause.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But, O LORD of hosts, that try the righteous, and see the reins and the heart, let me see your vengeance on them: for to you have I opened my cause.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But, O Jehovah of hosts, that triest the righteous, that seest the heart and the mind, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But, O Lord of armies, testing the upright and seeing the thoughts and the heart, let me see your punishment come on them; for I have put my cause before you.

    Webster's Revision

    But, O Jehovah of hosts, that triest the righteous, that seest the heart and the mind, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

    World English Bible

    But, Yahweh of Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, that seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 20:12

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Reins - Innermost parts of man.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 20:12

    This verse is repeated almost verbatim from Jeremiah 11:20.