Jeremiah 14:20
New International Version
We acknowledge our wickedness, LORD, and the guilt of our ancestors; we have indeed sinned against you.

New Living Translation
LORD, we confess our wickedness and that of our ancestors, too. We all have sinned against you.

English Standard Version
We acknowledge our wickedness, O LORD, and the iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against you.

Berean Study Bible
We acknowledge our wickedness, O LORD, the guilt of our fathers; indeed, we have sinned against You.

King James Bible
We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.

New King James Version
We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness And the iniquity of our fathers, For we have sinned against You.

New American Standard Bible
We know our wickedness, LORD, The wrongdoing of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.

NASB 1995
We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.

NASB 1977
We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against Thee.

Amplified Bible
We know and acknowledge, O LORD, Our wickedness and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against You.

Christian Standard Bible
We acknowledge our wickedness, LORD, the iniquity of our ancestors; indeed, we have sinned against you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We acknowledge our wickedness, LORD, the guilt of our fathers; indeed, we have sinned against You.

American Standard Version
We acknowledge, O Jehovah, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH, we know our sins and the sins of our fathers, because we have sinned against you!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
We know, O Lord, our sins, and the iniquities of our fathers: for we have sinned before thee.

Contemporary English Version
We and our ancestors are guilty of rebelling against you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We acknowledge, O Lord, our wickedness, the iniquities of our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.

English Revised Version
We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.

Good News Translation
We have sinned against you, LORD; we confess our own sins and the sins of our ancestors.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
O LORD, we realize our wickedness and the wrongs done by our ancestors. We have sinned against you.

International Standard Version
We acknowledge, LORD, our wickedness, the guilt of our ancestors. Indeed, we have sinned against you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, Even the iniquity of our fathers; For we have sinned against Thee.

Literal Standard Version
We have known, O YHWH, our wickedness, The iniquity of our fathers, For we have sinned against You.

NET Bible
LORD, we confess that we have been wicked. We confess that our ancestors have done wrong. We have indeed sinned against you.

New Heart English Bible
We acknowledge, LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against you.

World English Bible
We acknowledge, Yahweh, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against you.

Young's Literal Translation
We have known, O Jehovah, our wickedness, The iniquity of our fathers, For we have sinned against Thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prayer for Mercy
19Have You rejected Judah completely? Do You despise Zion? Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing? We hoped for peace, but no good has come, and for the time of healing, but there was only terror. 20We acknowledge our wickedness, O LORD, the guilt of our fathers; indeed, we have sinned against You. 21For the sake of Your name do not despise us; do not disgrace Your glorious throne. Remember Your covenant with us; do not break it.…

Cross References
Leviticus 26:40
But if they will confess their iniquity and that of their fathers in the unfaithfulness that they practiced against Me, by which they have also walked in hostility toward Me--

Nehemiah 9:2
Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all the foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.

Psalm 32:5
Then I acknowledged my sin to You and did not hide my iniquity. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD," and You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah

Jeremiah 3:13
Only acknowledge your guilt, that you have rebelled against the LORD your God. You have scattered your favors to foreign gods under every green tree and have not obeyed My voice,'" declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 3:25
Let us lie down in our shame; let our disgrace cover us. We have sinned against the LORD our God, both we and our fathers; from our youth even to this day we have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God."

Jeremiah 8:14
Why are we just sitting here? Gather together, let us flee to the fortified cities and perish there, for the LORD our God has doomed us. He has given us poisoned water to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

Jeremiah 14:7
Although our iniquities testify against us, O LORD, act for the sake of Your name. Indeed, our rebellions are many; we have sinned against You.


Treasury of Scripture

We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against you.

We acknowledge.

Jeremiah 3:13,25
Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the LORD thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not obeyed my voice, saith the LORD…

Leviticus 26:40-42
If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me; …

Ezra 9:6,7
And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens…

for.

2 Samuel 12:13
And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

2 Samuel 24:10
And David's heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

Job 33:27
He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;









(20) And the iniquity.--The insertion of the conjunction weakens the force of the original. The wickedness which Israel confesses is the iniquity of its fathers, inherited, accepted, on the way to be perpetuated.

Verse 20. - Our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers. There is a mysterious connection between the sin of the past and of the present. So in another prophet we read, "Your iniquities and the iniquities of your fathers together [will I requite]."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
We acknowledge
יָדַ֧עְנוּ (yā·ḏa‘·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 3045: To know

our wickedness,
רִשְׁעֵ֖נוּ (riš·‘ê·nū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 7562: Wickedness

O LORD,
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

the guilt
עֲוֺ֣ן (‘ă·wōn)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

of our fathers;
אֲבוֹתֵ֑ינוּ (’ă·ḇō·w·ṯê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1: Father

indeed,
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

we have sinned
חָטָ֖אנוּ (ḥā·ṭā·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 2398: To miss, to sin, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, lead astray, condemn

against You.
לָֽךְ׃ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew


Jump to Previous
Acknowledge Conscious Evil Fathers Guilt Indeed Iniquity Sin Sinned Wickedness Wrongdoing
Jump to Next
Acknowledge Conscious Evil Fathers Guilt Indeed Iniquity Sin Sinned Wickedness Wrongdoing
Links
Jeremiah 14:20 NIV
Jeremiah 14:20 NLT
Jeremiah 14:20 ESV
Jeremiah 14:20 NASB
Jeremiah 14:20 KJV

Jeremiah 14:20 BibleApps.com
Jeremiah 14:20 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 14:20 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 14:20 French Bible
Jeremiah 14:20 Clyx Quotations

OT Prophets: Jeremiah 14:20 We acknowledge Yahweh our wickedness and (Jer.)
Jeremiah 14:19
Top of Page
Top of Page