Jeremiah 25:6
New International Version
Do not follow other gods to serve and worship them; do not arouse my anger with what your hands have made. Then I will not harm you."

New Living Translation
Do not provoke my anger by worshiping idols you made with your own hands. Then I will not harm you.’

English Standard Version
Do not go after other gods to serve and worship them, or provoke me to anger with the work of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.’

Berean Study Bible
Do not follow other gods to serve and worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the works of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.’

King James Bible
And go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.

New King James Version
Do not go after other gods to serve them and worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the works of your hands; and I will not harm you.’

New American Standard Bible
and do not follow other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, then I will do you no harm.’

NASB 1995
and do not go after other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I will do you no harm.'

NASB 1977
and do not go after other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I will do you no harm.’

Amplified Bible
and do not go after other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I will do you no harm.’

Christian Standard Bible
Do not follow other gods to serve them and to bow in worship to them, and do not anger me by the work of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not follow other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger by the work of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.

American Standard Version
and go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the work of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall not go after other gods to work for them and to worship them, and you shall not anger me by the work of your hands, that I would not do harm to you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Go ye not after strange gods, to serve them, and to worship them, that ye provoke me not by the works of your hands, to do you hurt.

Contemporary English Version
I don't want to harm you. So don't make me angry by worshiping idols and other gods.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And go not after strange gods to serve them, and adore them: nor provoke me to wrath by the works of your hands, and I will not afflict you.

English Revised Version
and go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the work of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.

Good News Translation
They told you not to worship and serve other gods and not to make the LORD angry by worshiping the idols you had made. If you had obeyed the LORD, then he would not have punished you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't follow other gods to serve and worship them. Don't make me furious about the idols your hands have shaped. Then I won't harm you.

International Standard Version
Don't follow other gods to serve and worship them. Don't provoke me with the idols you make with your hands, and I won't bring disaster on you.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
and go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke Me not with the work of your hands, and I will do you no hurt.'

Literal Standard Version
and you do not go after other gods to serve them, and to bow yourselves to them, nor do you provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I do no evil to you;

NET Bible
Do not pay allegiance to other gods and worship and serve them. Do not make me angry by the things that you do. Then I will not cause you any harm.'

New Heart English Bible
and do not go after other gods to serve them or worship them, and do not provoke me to anger with the work of your hands; and I will do you no harm.

World English Bible
and don't go after other gods to serve them or worship them, and don't provoke me to anger with the work of your hands; and I will do you no harm.

Young's Literal Translation
And ye do not go after other gods to serve them, and to bow yourselves to them, nor do ye provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I do no evil to you;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Seventy-Year Captivity
5The prophets told you, ‘Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways and deeds, and you can dwell in the land that the LORD has given to you and your fathers forever and ever. 6Do not follow other gods to serve and worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the works of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.’ 7‘But to your own harm, you have not listened to Me,’ declares the LORD, ‘so you have provoked Me to anger with the works of your hands.’…

Cross References
Exodus 20:3
You shall have no other gods before Me.

Deuteronomy 6:14
Do not follow other gods, the gods of the peoples around you.

Deuteronomy 8:19
If you ever forget the LORD your God and go after other gods to worship and bow down to them, I testify against you today that you will surely perish.

2 Kings 17:35
For the LORD had made a covenant with the Israelites and commanded them, "Do not worship other gods or bow down to them; do not serve them or sacrifice to them.

Jeremiah 35:15
Again and again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: 'Turn now, each of you, from your wicked ways, and correct your actions. Do not go after other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I have given to you and your fathers.' But you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.

Jeremiah 44:8
Why are you provoking Me to anger by the work of your hands by burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you have gone to reside? As a result, you will be cut off and will become an object of cursing and reproach among all the nations of the earth.

Hosea 1:7
Yet I will have compassion on the house of Judah, and I will save them--not by bow or sword or war, not by horses and cavalry, but by the LORD their God."


Treasury of Scripture

And go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.

Jeremiah 7:6,9
If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt: …

Jeremiah 35:15
I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Exodus 20:3,23
Thou shalt have no other gods before me…









(6) The works of your hands.--These were, of course, the idols which they had made and worshipped.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Do not
וְאַל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

follow
תֵּלְכ֗וּ (tê·lə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

other
אֲחֵרִ֔ים (’ă·ḥê·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

gods
אֱלֹהִ֣ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

to serve
לְעָבְדָ֖ם (lə·‘ā·ḇə·ḏām)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

them and to worship them,
וּלְהִשְׁתַּחֲוֺ֣ת (ū·lə·hiš·ta·ḥă·wōṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7812: To depress, prostrate

and do not
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

provoke Me to anger
תַכְעִ֤יסוּ (ṯaḵ·‘î·sū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 3707: To trouble, to grieve, rage, be indignant

with the works
בְּמַעֲשֵׂ֣ה (bə·ma·‘ă·śêh)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4639: An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property

of your hands.
יְדֵיכֶ֔ם (yə·ḏê·ḵem)
Noun - fdc | second person masculine plural
Strong's 3027: A hand

Then I will do you no
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

harm.’
אָרַ֖ע (’ā·ra‘)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad


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