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Jeremiah 23:23

    Jeremiah 23:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Am I a God at hand, saith Jehovah, and not a God afar off?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Am I only a God who is near, says the Lord, and not a God at a distance?

    Webster's Revision

    Am I a God at hand, saith Jehovah, and not a God afar off?

    World English Bible

    Am I a God at hand, says Yahweh, and not a God afar off?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 23:23

    Am I a God at hand, - and not a God afar off? - You act as if you thought I could not see you! Am I not omnipresent? Do not I fill the heavens and the earth? Jeremiah 23:24.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 23:23

    At hand - Or, near. An appeal to the omnipotence of God in demonstration of the wickedness of the prophets. His power is not limited, so that He can notice only things close to Him, but is universal.