Jeremiah 6:29
Modern Translations
New International Version
The bellows blow fiercely to burn away the lead with fire, but the refining goes on in vain; the wicked are not purged out.

New Living Translation
The bellows fiercely fan the flames to burn out the corruption. But it does not purify them, for the wickedness remains.

English Standard Version
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed by the fire; in vain the refining goes on, for the wicked are not removed.

Berean Study Bible
The bellows blow fiercely, blasting away the lead with fire. The refining proceeds in vain, for the wicked are not purged.

New American Standard Bible
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the wicked are not separated.

NASB 1995
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the wicked are not separated.

NASB 1977
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the wicked are not separated.

Amplified Bible
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain they continue refining, But the wicked are not separated and removed.

Christian Standard Bible
The bellows blow, blasting the lead with fire. The refining is completely in vain; the evil ones are not separated out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The bellows blow, blasting the lead with fire. The refining is completely in vain; the evil ones are not separated out.

Good News Translation
The furnace burns fiercely, but the waste metals do not melt and run off. It is useless to go on refining my people, because those who are evil are not taken away.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The bellows of the blast furnace blow fiercely to make the fire melt away the lead. It is useless to go on refining because the impurities can't be removed.

International Standard Version
The bellows blow fiercely to consume the lead with the fire. The assayer keeps on refining, but the impurities aren't separated out.

NET Bible
The fiery bellows of judgment burn fiercely. But there is too much dross to be removed. The process of refining them has proved useless. The wicked have not been purged.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.

New King James Version
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; The smelter refines in vain, For the wicked are not drawn off.

King James 2000 Bible
The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed by the fire; the smelter refines in vain: for the wicked are not removed.

New Heart English Bible
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.

World English Bible
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.

American King James Version
The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melts in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.

American Standard Version
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.

A Faithful Version
The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is melted by the fire; the refiner melts in vain; for the wicked are not plucked away.

Darby Bible Translation
The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed by the fire; they have melted, and melted in vain; and the bad are not plucked away.

English Revised Version
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.

Webster's Bible Translation
The bellows is burned, the lead is consumed by the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The bellowes are burnt: the lead is consumed in the fire: the founder melteth in vaine: for the wicked are not taken away.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The bellowes are brent in the fire, the leade is not moulten, the melter melteth in vayne, for the euill is not taken away from them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The bellous are brent in the fyre, the leade is consumed, the melter melteth in vayne, for the euel is not taken awaye from them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The bellows have been burned, "" The lead has been consumed by fire, "" A refiner has refined in vain, "" And the wicked have not been drawn away.

Young's Literal Translation
The bellows have been burnt, By fire hath the lead been consumed, In vain hath a refiner refined, And the wicked have not been drawn away.

Smith's Literal Translation
The bellows were burnt from their fire, the founder melted the lead in vain, and the evil were not plucked up.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The bellows have failed, the lead is consumed in the fire, the founder hath melted in vain: for their wicked deeds are not consumed.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The bellows has failed; the lead has been consumed by fire; the molten metal was melted to no purpose. For their wickedness has not been consumed.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The bellows and the lead fail from their fire, and in vain the Refiner refines and their evil is not consumed

Lamsa Bible
The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed by their fire; the refiner purges in vain; for their evil does not come out.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed of the fire; In vain doth the founder refine, For the wicked are not separated.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The bellows have failed from the fire, the lead has failed: the silversmith works at his trade in vain; their wickedness is not consumed.








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