Jeremiah 5 :12

Jeremiah 5 :12 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

King James Version (KJV)

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

American Standard Version (ASV)

They have denied Jehovah, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

They would have nothing to do with the Lord, saying, He will do nothing, and no evil will come to us; we will not see the sword or be short of food:

Webster's Revision

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

World English Bible

They have denied Yahweh, and said, "It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine.

English Revised Version (ERV)

They have denied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

Definitions for Jeremiah 5 :12

Belied - To lie against; to speak falsely.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 5 :12

They have belied the Lord - כחשו kichashu. They have denied or disavowed the Lord.

It is not he - לוא הוא lo hu, he is not; there is no such being; therefore this evil shall not come upon us. On their premises, this conclusion was just. There is no judge; therefore there shall be no judgment. Thus they denied the Lord. They were atheists at heart.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 5 :12

It is not he - i. e., Who speaks by the prophets.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 5 :12

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