Jeremiah 5:18
New International Version
"Yet even in those days," declares the LORD, "I will not destroy you completely.

New Living Translation
“Yet even in those days I will not blot you out completely,” says the LORD.

English Standard Version
“But even in those days, declares the LORD, I will not make a full end of you.

Berean Study Bible
“Yet even in those days,” declares the LORD, “I will not make a full end of you.

King James Bible
Nevertheless in those days, saith the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.

New King James Version
“Nevertheless in those days,” says the LORD, “I will not make a complete end of you.

New American Standard Bible
“Yet even in those days,” declares the LORD, “I will not make a complete destruction of you.

NASB 1995
"Yet even in those days," declares the LORD, "I will not make you a complete destruction.

NASB 1977
“Yet even in those days,” declares the LORD, “I will not make you a complete destruction.

Amplified Bible
“But even in those days,” says the LORD, “I will not totally destroy you.

Christian Standard Bible
“But even in those days”—this is the LORD’s declaration—“I will not finish you off.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"But even in those days"--this is the LORD's declaration--"I will not finish you off.

American Standard Version
But even in those days, saith Jehovah, I will not make a full end with you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Also in those days, says LORD JEHOVAH, I shall not destroy you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it shall come to pass in those days, saith the Lord thy God, that I will not utterly destroy you.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said: Jeremiah, the enemy army won't kill everyone in Judah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Nevertheless in those days, saith the Lord, I will not bring you to utter destruction.

English Revised Version
But even in those days, saith the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.

Good News Translation
The LORD says, "Yet even in those days I will not completely destroy my people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Yet, even in those days, declares the LORD, I won't destroy all of you.

International Standard Version
"Yet even in those days," declares the LORD, "I won't destroy you completely.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But even in those days, saith the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.

Literal Standard Version
And even in those days,” "" A declaration of YHWH, "" “I do not make you a completion.

NET Bible
Yet even then I will not completely destroy you," says the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
"But even in those days," says the LORD, "I will not make a full end with you.

World English Bible
"But even in those days," says Yahweh, "I will not make a full end with you.

Young's Literal Translation
And even in those days, an affirmation of Jehovah, I do not make you a completion.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judgment Proclaimed
17They will devour your harvest and food; they will consume your sons and daughters; they will eat up your flocks and herds; they will feed on your vines and fig trees. With the sword they will destroy the fortified cities in which you trust.” 18“Yet even in those days,” declares the LORD, “I will not make a full end of you. 19And when the people ask, ‘For what offense has the LORD our God done all these things to us?’ You are to tell them, ‘Just as you have forsaken Me and served foreign gods in your land, so will you serve foreigners in a land that is not your own.’ ”…

Cross References
Jeremiah 4:27
For this is what the LORD says: "The whole land will be desolate, but I will not finish its destruction.

Jeremiah 5:17
They will devour your harvest and food; they will consume your sons and daughters; they will eat up your flocks and herds; they will feed on your vines and fig trees. With the sword they will destroy the fortified cities in which you trust."

Jeremiah 5:19
And when the people ask, 'For what offense has the LORD our God done all these things to us?' You are to tell them, 'Just as you have forsaken Me and served foreign gods in your land, so will you serve foreigners in a land that is not your own.'"

Jeremiah 30:11
For I am with you to save you, declares the LORD. Though I will completely destroy all the nations to which I have scattered you, I will not completely destroy you. Yet I will discipline you justly, and will by no means leave you unpunished."

Ezekiel 20:17
Yet I looked on them with pity and did not destroy them or bring them to an end in the wilderness.


Treasury of Scripture

Nevertheless in those days, said the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.

I will not make.

Jeremiah 5:10
Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the LORD'S.

Jeremiah 4:27
For thus hath the LORD said, The whole land shall be desolate; yet will I not make a full end.

Ezekiel 9:8
And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord GOD! wilt thou destroy all the residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?









(18) I will not make a full end.--As before, in Jeremiah 4:27, and in this chapter, Jeremiah 5:10, what seems the extremest sentence is tempered by the assurance that it is not absolutely final. It is intended to be reformatory, and not merely penal.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Yet even
וְגַ֛ם (wə·ḡam)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

in those
הָהֵ֖מָּה (hā·hêm·māh)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

days,
בַּיָּמִ֥ים (bay·yā·mîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

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

I will not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

make
אֶעֱשֶׂ֥ה (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

a full end
כָּלָֽה׃ (kā·lāh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3617: Completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation

of you.
אִתְּכֶ֖ם (’it·tə·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among


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