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Jeremiah 3:15

    Jeremiah 3:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and I will give you shepherds according to my heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I will give you keepers, pleasing to my heart, who will give you your food with knowledge and wisdom.

    Webster's Revision

    and I will give you shepherds according to my heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    World English Bible

    I will give you shepherds according to my heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and I will give you shepherds according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 3:15

    I win give you pastors according to mine heart - The pastor means either the king or the prophet; and the pastors here promised may be either kings or prophets, or both. These shall be according to God's own heart; they shall be of his own choosing and shall be qualified by himself: and in consequence they shall feed the people with knowledge, דעה deah that Divine truth concerning the true God and the best interests of man, which was essentially necessary to their salvation; and understanding השכיל haskeil, the full interpretation of every point, that in receiving the truth they might become wise, holy, and happy.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 3:15

    Pastors - "Kings, rulers" (compare Jeremiah 2:8). Not military usurpers Hosea 8:4, but true servants of God, as David 1 Samuel 13:14.