Jeremiah 5:24
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New International Version
They do not say to themselves, 'Let us fear the LORD our God, who gives autumn and spring rains in season, who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest.'

New Living Translation
They do not say from the heart, 'Let us live in awe of the LORD our God, for he gives us rain each spring and fall, assuring us of a harvest when the time is right.'

English Standard Version
They do not say in their hearts, ‘Let us fear the LORD our God, who gives the rain in its season, the autumn rain and the spring rain, and keeps for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.’

New American Standard Bible
'They do not say in their heart, "Let us now fear the LORD our God, Who gives rain in its season, Both the autumn rain and the spring rain, Who keeps for us The appointed weeks of the harvest."

King James Bible
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They have not said to themselves, 'Let's fear the LORD our God, who gives the rain, both early and late, in its season, who guarantees to us the fixed weeks of the harvest.'

International Standard Version
They don't say to themselves, 'Let's fear the LORD our God, who gives rain in its season, both the autumn and the spring rain. He sets aside for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.'

NET Bible
They do not say to themselves, "Let us revere the LORD our God. It is he who gives us the autumn rains and the spring rains at the proper time. It is he who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest."

New Heart English Bible
Neither do they say in their heart, 'Let us now fear the LORD our God, who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; who preserves to us the appointed weeks of the harvest.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They don't say to themselves, 'We should fear the LORD our God. He sends rain at the right time, the autumn rain and the spring rain. He makes sure that we have harvest seasons.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Neither say they in their heart: 'Let us now fear the LORD our God, That giveth the former rain, and the latter in due season; That keepeth for us The appointed weeks of the harvest.'

New American Standard 1977
‘They do not say in their heart,
            “Let us now fear the LORD our God,
            Who gives rain in its season,
            Both the autumn rain and the spring rain,
            Who keeps for us
            The appointed weeks of the harvest.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Neither do they say in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God that gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; he shall keep us with the appointed weeks of the harvest.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season: he reserves unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

American King James Version
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that gives rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserves to us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

American Standard Version
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear Jehovah our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; that preserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they have not said in their heart: let us fear the Lord our God, who giveth us the early and the latter rain in due season: who preserveth for us the fullness of the yearly harvest.

Darby Bible Translation
And they say not in their heart, Let us now fear Jehovah our God, that giveth rain, both the early and the latter, in its season; who preserveth unto us the appointed weeks of harvest.

English Revised Version
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; that reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in its season: he reserveth to us the appointed weeks of harvest.

World English Bible
Neither do they say in their heart, 'Let us now fear Yahweh our God, who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; who preserves to us the appointed weeks of the harvest.'

Young's Literal Translation
And they have not said in their heart, 'Let us fear, we pray you, Jehovah our God, who is giving rain, The sprinkling and the gathered, in its season, The appointed weeks of harvest He keepeth for us.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:19-31 Unhumbled hearts are ready to charge God with being unjust in their afflictions. But they may read their sin in their punishment. If men will inquire wherefore the Lord doeth hard things unto them, let them think of their sins. The restless waves obeyed the Divine decree, that they should not pass the sandy shores, which were as much a restraint as lofty mountains; but they burst all restraints of God's law, and were wholly gone into wickedness. Neither did they consider their interest. While the Lord, year after year, reserves to us the appointed weeks of harvest, men live on his bounty; yet they transgress against him. Sin deprives us of God's blessings; it makes the heaven as brass, and the earth as iron. Certainly the things of this world are not the best things; and we are not to think, that, because evil men prosper, God allows their practices. Though sentence against evil works is not executed speedily, it will be executed. Shall I not visit for these things? This speaks the certainty and the necessity of God's judgments. Let those who walk in bad ways consider that an end will come, and there will be bitterness in the latter end.
Study Bible
Judgment Proclaimed
23'But this people has a stubborn and rebellious heart; They have turned aside and departed. 24They do not say in their heart, "Let us now fear the LORD our God, Who gives rain in its season, Both the autumn rain and the spring rain, Who keeps for us The appointed weeks of the harvest." 25'Your iniquities have turned these away, And your sins have withheld good from you.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:45
that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Acts 14:17
Yet He has not left Himself without testimony to His goodness: He gives you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness."

James 5:7
Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer anticipates the precious fruit of the soil as he patiently awaits the fall and spring rains.

Genesis 8:22
"While the earth remains, Seedtime and harvest, And cold and heat, And summer and winter, And day and night Shall not cease."

Psalm 65:9
You visit the earth and cause it to overflow; You greatly enrich it; The stream of God is full of water; You prepare their grain, for thus You prepare the earth.

Psalm 147:8
Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.

Jeremiah 2:19
"Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will reprove you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to forsake the LORD your God, And the dread of Me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of hosts.

Jeremiah 3:3
"Therefore the showers have been withheld, And there has been no spring rain. Yet you had a harlot's forehead; You refused to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 14:22
Are there any among the idols of the nations who give rain? Or can the heavens grant showers? Is it not You, O LORD our God? Therefore we hope in You, For You are the one who has done all these things.

Joel 2:23
So rejoice, O sons of Zion, And be glad in the LORD your God; For He has given you the early rain for your vindication. And He has poured down for you the rain, The early and latter rain as before.
Treasury of Scripture

Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that gives rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserves to us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Let us now.

Jeremiah 5:22 Fear you not me? said the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence…

Jeremiah 50:5 They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come…

Isaiah 64:7 And there is none that calls on your name, that stirs up himself …

Hosea 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD …

Hosea 6:1 Come, and let us return to the LORD: for he has torn, and he will …

that giveth.

Jeremiah 14:22 Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? …

Deuteronomy 11:13,14 And it shall come to pass, if you shall listen diligently to my commandments …

Deuteronomy 28:12 The LORD shall open to you his good treasure, the heaven to give …

1 Kings 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said …

Job 5:10 Who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields:

Job 36:27,28 For he makes small the drops of water: they pour down rain according …

Job 38:37 Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,

Psalm 147:8 Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, …

Joel 2:23 Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your …

Amos 4:7 And also I have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three …

Zechariah 10:1 Ask you of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD …

Matthew 5:45 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for …

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did …

James 5:17 Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed …

James 5:17,18 Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed …

Revelation 11:6 These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of …

the appointed.

Genesis 8:22 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, …

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