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Jeremiah 29:23

    Jeremiah 29:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, saith the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Because they have committed villainy in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, said the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    because they have wrought folly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors wives, and have spoken words in my name falsely, which I commanded them not; and I am he that knoweth, and am witness, saith Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because they have done shame in Israel, and have taken their neighbours' wives, and in my name have said false words, which I did not give them orders to say; and I myself am the witness, says the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    because they have wrought folly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors wives, and have spoken words in my name falsely, which I commanded them not; and I am he that knoweth, and am witness, saith Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    because they have worked folly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and have spoken words in my name falsely, which I didn't command them; and I am he who knows, and am witness, says Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    because they have wrought folly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken words in my name falsely, which I commanded them not; and I am he that knoweth, and am witness, saith the LORD.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 29:23

    Villany - Folly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 29:23

    Have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives - This is supposed to refer to the case of Susanna. See above.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 29:23

    Villany - Elsewhere folly, in the sense of lewdness Judges 20:6, unchastity.