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Jeremiah 42:5

    Jeremiah 42:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness between us, if we do not even according to all things for the which the LORD thy God shall send thee to us.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness between us, if we do not even according to all things for the which the LORD your God shall send you to us.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then they said to Jeremiah, Jehovah be a true and faithful witness amongst us, if we do not according to all the word wherewith Jehovah thy God shall send thee to us.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then they said to Jeremiah, May the Lord be a true witness against us in good faith, if we do not do everything which the Lord your God sends you to say to us.

    Webster's Revision

    Then they said to Jeremiah, Jehovah be a true and faithful witness amongst us, if we do not according to all the word wherewith Jehovah thy God shall send thee to us.

    World English Bible

    Then they said to Jeremiah, Yahweh be a true and faithful witness among us, if we don't do according to all the word with which Yahweh your God shall send you to us.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness amongst us, if we do not even according to all the word wherewith the LORD thy God shall send thee to us.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 42:5

    The Lord be a true and faithful Witness - The Lord is such; and as ye have bound yourselves to obey his voice, he will register the covenant, and bless or curse according as ye shall conduct yourselves in this matter.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 42:5

    Between us - Against us, as in Jeremiah 42:19 (margin.)

    According to all things - literally, "according to the whole word as to which Yahweh thy God shall send thee to us."