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Jeremiah 23:18

    Jeremiah 23:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For who hath stood in the counsel of the LORD, and hath perceived and heard his word? who hath marked his word, and heard it?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For who has stood in the counsel of the LORD, and has perceived and heard his word? who has marked his word, and heard it?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For who hath stood in the council of Jehovah, that he should perceive and hear his word? who hath marked my word, and heard it?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For which of them has knowledge of the secret of the Lord, and has seen him, and given ear to his word? which of them has taken note of his word and given attention to it?

    Webster's Revision

    For who hath stood in the council of Jehovah, that he should perceive and hear his word? who hath marked my word, and heard it?

    World English Bible

    For who has stood in the council of Yahweh, that he should perceive and hear his word? who has marked my word, and heard it?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For who hath stood in the council of the LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? who hath marked my word, and heard it?

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 23:18

    Who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord - Who of them has ever received a word of prophecy from me? My word is not in them.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 23:18

    The prophet now applies this test to the circumstances of the times. A whirlwind has already gone forth Jeremiah 23:19. Had these false prophets stood in God's secret "Council" (so in Jeremiah 23:22), they like Jeremiah would have labored to avert the danger by turning men from their evil way.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 23:18

    23:18 For who - Which of those prophets, that prophesy such terrible things against this city is a privy - counsellor to God? The words seem to be the words of the false prophets.