Jeremiah 23:29



Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Is not my word like a fire? says the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

New American Standard Bible

"Is not My word like fire?" declares the LORD, "and like a hammer which shatters a rock?

King James Version

Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

International Standard Version

"My message is like fire or like a hammer that shatters rock, is it not?" declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Is not my word like fire? says LORD, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

American Standard Version

Is not my word like fire? saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Amplified

Is not My word like fire [that consumes all that cannot endure the test]? says the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks in pieces the rock [of most stubborn resistance]?

Bible in Basic English

Is not my word like fire? says the Lord; and like a hammer, smashing the rock to bits?

Darby Translation

Is not my word like a fire, saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Holman Bible

"Is not My word like fire"-the Lord's declaration-"and like a sledgehammer that pulverizes rock?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Julia Smith Translation

So is not my word as fire? says Jehovah; and as a hammer, it will break the rock in pieces.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"[Is] not my word like fire?" {declares} Yahweh, "and like a blacksmith's hammer [that] breaks a rock into pieces?

Modern King James verseion

Is not My Word like a fire? says Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is not my word like a fire, sayeth the LORD, and like a hammer that breaketh the hard stone?

NET Bible

My message is like a fire that purges dross! It is like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces! I, the Lord, so affirm it!

New Heart English Bible

'Isn't my word like fire?' says the LORD; 'and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

New simplified Bible

My message is like a fire and like a hammer that breaks rocks in pieces.

The Emphasized Bible

Is not my word, like this, Like fire? Demandeth Yahweh, - And like a hammer, that breaketh in pieces a cliff?

Webster

Is not my word like a fire? saith the LORD? and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

World English Bible

Isn't my word like fire? says Yahweh; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is it not thus? My word is as a fire, An affirmation of Jehovah. And as a hammer -- it breaketh in pieces a rock.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is not my word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

כּה 
Koh 
Usage: 577

as a fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

and like a hammer
פּטּישׁ 
Pattiysh 
Usage: 3

פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

the rock
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

Context Readings

The Unfaithful Prophets

28 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? says the LORD. 29  Is not my word like a fire? says the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces? 30 Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, says the LORD, that steal my words everyone from his neighbor.


Cross References

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, Because you speak this word, behold, I will make my words in your mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

Jeremiah 20:9

Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary from holding it back, and I could not.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;)

Luke 24:32

And they said one to another, Did not our hearts burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures?

John 6:63

It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh profits nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Acts 2:3

And there appeared unto them separated tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.

Acts 2:37

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their hearts, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

2 Corinthians 2:16

To the one we are the fragrance of death unto death; and to the other the fragrance of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Revelation 11:5

And if any man will hurt them, fire proceeds out of their mouth, and devours their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.



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