Jeremiah 42 :10

Jeremiah 42 :10 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

If you will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent me of the evil that I have done to you.

American King James Version (AKJV)

If you will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent me of the evil that I have done to you.

American Standard Version (ASV)

If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up; for I repent me of the evil that I have done unto you.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

If you still go on living in the land, then I will go on building you up and not pulling you down, planting you and not uprooting you: for my purpose of doing evil to you has been changed.

Webster's Revision

If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent of the evil that I have done to you.

World English Bible

If you will still live in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up; for I grieve over the distress that I have brought on you.

English Revised Version (ERV)

If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent me of the evil that I have done unto you.

Definitions for Jeremiah 42 :10

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 42 :10

For I repent me of the evil - The meaning is, As I have punished you only because you continued to be rebellious, I will arrest this punishment as soon as you become obedient to my word. You need not fear the king of Babylon if you have me for your helper; and I will so show mercy to you that he shall see it, and cease from afflicting you, as he shall see that I am on your side.

Barnes's Commentary on Jeremiah 42 :10

I repent me - As punishment had been inflicted, the divine justice was satisfied.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 42 :10

42:10 I repent - I am satisfied with the punishment your nation hath undergone, and as to the remainder, will change the course of my providence.
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