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Jeremiah 6:7

    Jeremiah 6:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth 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 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.

    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' Notes 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.