Jeremiah 23 :1

Jeremiah 23 :1 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! said the LORD.

King James Version (KJV)

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! said the LORD.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A curse is on the keepers who are causing the destruction and loss of the sheep of my field, says the Lord.

Webster's Revision

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.

World English Bible

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says Yahweh.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.

Definitions for Jeremiah 23 :1

Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 23 :1

Wo be unto the pastors - There shall a curse fall on the kings, princes, priests, and prophets; who, by their vicious conduct and example, have brought desolation upon the people.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 23 :1

The pastors - shepherds, i. e., civil rulers Jeremiah 2:8.

The sheep of My pasture - literally, of My pasturing, the sheep of whom I am shepherd. The people do not belong to the rulers but to God.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 23 :1

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