Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Thy words were found, and eating them; and thy word will be to me for the gladness and for the joy of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, Jehovah the God of armies.

New American Standard Bible

Your words were found and I ate them,
And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart;
For I have been called by Your name,
O Lord God of hosts.

King James Version

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

Holman Bible

Your words were found, and I ate them.
Your words became a delight to me
and the joy of my heart,
for I am called by Your name,
Yahweh God of Hosts.

International Standard Version

Your words were found, and I consumed them. Your words were joy and my hearts delight, because I bear your name, LORD God of the Heavenly Armies.

A Conservative Version

Thy words were found, and I ate them. And thy words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart. For I am called by thy name, O LORD, God of hosts.

American Standard Version

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy words were unto me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Amplified


Your words were found and I ate them,
And Your words became a joy to me and the delight of my heart;
For I have been called by Your name,
O Lord God of hosts.

Bible in Basic English

But to me your word is a joy, making my heart glad; for I am named by your name, O Lord God of armies.

Darby Translation

Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy words were unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

King James 2000

Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Modern King James verseion

Your Words were found, and I ate them; and Your Word was to me the joy and gladness of my heart; for I am called by Your name, O Jehovah, the God of Hosts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When I had found thy words, I ate them up greedily: they have made my heart joyful and glad, for I call upon thy name, O LORD God of Hosts.

NET Bible

As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.

New Heart English Bible

Your words were found, and I ate them; and your words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, LORD, God of Hosts.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy words, were found, and I did eat them, Then became thy words unto me the joy and gladness of my heart, - For thy Name hath been called upon me, O Yahweh God of hosts!

Webster

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

World English Bible

Your words were found, and I ate them; and your words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, Yahweh, God of Armies.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy words have been found, and I eat them, And Thy word is to me for a joy, And for the rejoicing of my heart, For Thy name is called on me, O Jehovah, God of Hosts.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

and I did eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

them and thy word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

was unto me the joy
שׂשׂן שׂשׂון 
Sasown 
Usage: 23

and rejoicing
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

of mine heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

for I am called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

by thy name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

O Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jeremiah 15:16

Devotionals containing Jeremiah 15:16

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Images Jeremiah 15:16

Prayers for Jeremiah 15:16

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Lament And Yahweh's Response

15 Thou knewest, O Jehovah: remember me, and review me, and avenge for me from him pursuing me; not for being slow of thy wrath wilt thou take me away; know, I suffered reproach for thee. 16 Thy words were found, and eating them; and thy word will be to me for the gladness and for the joy of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, Jehovah the God of armies. 17 I sat not in the assembly of those mocking, and I will not exult; from the face of thy hand I sat alone, for thou didst fill me with anger.



Cross References

Jeremiah 14:9

Wherefore shalt thou be as a man struck dumb? as a strong one he shall not be able to save? and thou in the midst of us, O Jehovah, and thy name was called upon us; thou wilt not leave us.

Job 23:12

From the command of his lips and I will not waver; from his law I hid the words of his mouth.

Psalm 119:72

Good for me the law of thy mouth above thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 19:10

Being desirable above gold, and above much pure gold, and being sweet above honey, and the dropping of honey-combs.

Psalm 119:97

How I loved thy law I all the day it is my meditation.

Psalm 119:111

I inherited thy testimonies forever: for they are the joy of my heart.

Ezekiel 3:1-3

And he will say to me, Son of man, eat what thou shalt find; eat this roll, and go speak to the house of Israel.

Revelation 10:9-10

And I came forth to the angel, saying to him, Give me the little book. And he said to me, Take, and eat it up; and it shall render thy belly bitter, but in thy mouth shall it be sweet as honey.

Psalm 119:101-103

I withheld my feet from every evil way, so that I watch thy word.

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