Jeremiah 18:18
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New International Version
They said, "Come, let's make plans against Jeremiah; for the teaching of the law by the priest will not cease, nor will counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophets. So come, let's attack him with our tongues and pay no attention to anything he says."

New Living Translation
Then the people said, "Come on, let's plot a way to stop Jeremiah. We have plenty of priests and wise men and prophets. We don't need him to teach the word and give us advice and prophecies. Let's spread rumors about him and ignore what he says."

English Standard Version
Then they said, “Come, let us make plots against Jeremiah, for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not pay attention to any of his words.”

New American Standard Bible
Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

King James Bible
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then certain ones said, "Come, let's make plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let's denounce him and pay no attention to all his words."

International Standard Version
Then they said, "Come, let's make up a plot against Jeremiah. After all, the priest's instruction, the wise man's counsel, and the prophet's message won't be destroyed. So let's verbally attack him. Pay no attention to anything he says!"

NET Bible
Then some people said, "Come on! Let us consider how to deal with Jeremiah! There will still be priests to instruct us, wise men to give us advice, and prophets to declare God's word. Come on! Let's bring charges against him and get rid of him! Then we will not need to pay attention to anything he says."

New Heart English Bible
Then they said, "Come, and let us make plans against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then they said, "Let's plot against Jeremiah, because the teachings of the priests, the advice of wise people, and the word of the prophets won't disappear. Accuse him! Pay no attention to anything he says."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said they: 'Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; For instruction shall not perish from the priest, Nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, And let us not give heed to any of his words.'

New American Standard 1977
Then they said, “Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider any of his words.

King James 2000 Bible
Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

American King James Version
Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

American Standard Version
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they said: Come, and let us invent devices against Jeremias: for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us give no heed to all his words.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor word from the prophet. Come and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

English Revised Version
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

World English Bible
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Young's Literal Translation
And they say, Come, And we devise against Jeremiah devices, For law doth not perish from the priest, Nor counsel from the wise, Nor the word from the prophet, Come, and we smite him with the tongue, And we do not attend to any of his words.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
18:18-23 When the prophet called to repentance, instead of obeying the call, the people devised devices against him. Thus do sinners deal with the great Intercessor, crucifying him afresh, and speaking against him on earth, while his blood is speaking for them in heaven. But the prophet had done his duty to them; and the same will be our rejoicing in a day of evil.
Study Bible
The Plot against Jeremiah
17Like an east wind I will scatter them Before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face In the day of their calamity.'" 18Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words." 19Do give heed to me, O LORD, And listen to what my opponents are saying!…
Cross References
Job 5:13
"He captures the wise by their own shrewdness, And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted.

Psalm 52:2
Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

Jeremiah 2:8
"The priests did not say, 'Where is the LORD?' And those who handle the law did not know Me; The rulers also transgressed against Me, And the prophets prophesied by Baal And walked after things that did not profit.

Jeremiah 5:13
"The prophets are as wind, And the word is not in them. Thus it will be done to them!"

Jeremiah 8:8
"How can you say, 'We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us'? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.

Jeremiah 11:19
But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more."

Jeremiah 18:11
"So now then, speak to the men of Judah and against the inhabitants of Jerusalem saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am fashioning calamity against you and devising a plan against you. Oh turn back, each of you from his evil way, and reform your ways and your deeds."'

Jeremiah 18:19
Do give heed to me, O LORD, And listen to what my opponents are saying!

Jeremiah 20:10
For I have heard the whispering of many, "Terror on every side! Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!" All my trusted friends, Watching for my fall, say: "Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him And take our revenge on him."

Jeremiah 37:13
While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "You are going over to the Chaldeans!"
Treasury of Scripture

Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Come.

Jeremiah 18:11 Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants …

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; …

Psalm 21:11 For they intended evil against you: they imagined a mischievous device, …

Isaiah 32:7 The instruments also of the churl are evil: he devises wicked devices …

Micah 2:1-3 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil on their beds! when …

for the.

Jeremiah 13:13,14 Then shall you say to them, Thus said the LORD, Behold, I will fill …

Jeremiah 14:14-16 Then the LORD said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: …

Jeremiah 29:25-29 Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying…

Leviticus 10:11 And that you may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which …

1 Kings 22:24 But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on …

Malachi 2:7 For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek …

Luke 11:45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said to him, Master, thus saying …

John 7:47-49 Then answered them the Pharisees, Are you also deceived…

John 9:40 And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, …

counsel

2 Samuel 15:31 And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators …

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai …

Job 5:13 He takes the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the …

come and let us smite.

Jeremiah 26:11 Then spoke the priests and the prophets to the princes and to all …

Psalm 52:2 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 57:4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on …

Psalm 64:3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot …

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love …

with. or, for. and let us not.

Jeremiah 5:12,13 They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall …

Jeremiah 43:2 Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, …

Jeremiah 44:17 But we will certainly do whatever thing goes forth out of our own …

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