Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 I said, "Lord, you know how I suffer. Take thought of me and care for me. Pay back for me those who have been persecuting me. Do not be so patient with them that you allow them to kill me. Be mindful of how I have put up with their insults for your sake. 16 As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you. 17 I did not spend my time in the company of other people, laughing and having a good time. I stayed to myself because I felt obligated to you and because I was filled with anger at what they had done.



Cross References

Jeremiah 14:9

Why should you be like someone who is helpless, like a champion who cannot save anyone? You are indeed with us, and we belong to you. Do not abandon us!"

Job 23:12

I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.

Psalm 119:72

The law you have revealed is more important to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.

Psalm 19:10

They are of greater value than gold, than even a great amount of pure gold; they bring greater delight than honey, than even the sweetest honey from a honeycomb.

Psalm 119:97

(Mem) O how I love your law! All day long I meditate on it.

Psalm 119:111

I claim your rules as my permanent possession, for they give me joy.

Ezekiel 3:1-3

He said to me, "Son of man, eat what you see in front of you -- eat this scroll -- and then go and speak to the house of Israel."

Revelation 10:9-10

So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, "Take the scroll and eat it. It will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth."

Psalm 119:101-103

I stay away from the evil path, so that I might keep your instructions.

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