Jeremiah 25:5 NIV

5 They said, “Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways and your evil practices, and you can stay in the land the LORD gave to you and your ancestors for ever and ever.

References for Jeremiah 25:5

Study tools for Jeremiah 25:5

  • a 25:9 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • b 25:12 - Or "Chaldeans"
  • c 25:18 - That is, their names to be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, to be seen by others as cursed
  • d 25:23 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
  • e 25:26 - "Sheshak" is a cryptogram for Babylon.
  • f 25:34 - Septuagint; Hebrew "fall and be shattered like fine pottery"
  • g 25:38 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 46:16 and 50:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "anger"