Jeremiah 6 :7

Jeremiah 6 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

As a fountain casts out her waters, so she casts out her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.

American King James Version (AKJV)

As a fountain casts out her waters, so she casts out her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.

American Standard Version (ASV)

As a well casteth forth its waters, so she casteth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

As the spring keeps its waters cold, so she keeps her evil in her: the sound of cruel and violent behaviour is in her; before me at all times are disease and wounds.

Webster's Revision

As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickedness: violence and devastation is heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.

World English Bible

As a well casts forth its waters, so she casts forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

English Revised Version (ERV)

As a well casteth forth her waters, so she casteth forth her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

Definitions for Jeremiah 6 :7

Spoil - Booty; prey.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :7

As a fountain casteth out her waters - The inhabitants are incessant in their acts of iniquity; they do nothing but sin.

Barnes's Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :7

As a fountain casteth out - Better, As a cistern "cooleth."

Before me ... - Before My face continually there is disease and wounding: Disease as the result of poverty and want: wounding, or, the commission of deeds of actual violence.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 6 :7

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