Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

But he boasting shall boast in this, to understand and know me, that I am Jehovah, doing mercy, judgment and justice in the earth: for in these I delighted, says Jehovah.

New American Standard Bible

but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,” declares the Lord.

King James Version

But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

But the one who boasts should boast in this,
that he understands and knows Me
that I am Yahweh, showing faithful love,
justice, and righteousness on the earth,
for I delight in these things.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

International Standard Version

Rather, let the one who boasts, boast in this: that he understands and knows me, for I am the LORD who acts with gracious love, justice, and righteousness in the land. I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

but let him who boasts boast in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am LORD who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth. For in these things I delight, says LORD.

American Standard Version

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he hath understanding, and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah who exerciseth lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Amplified

but let the one who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me [and acknowledges Me and honors Me as God and recognizes without any doubt], that I am the Lord who practices lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on the earth, for in these things I delight,” says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

But if any man has pride, let it be in this, that he has the wisdom to have knowledge of me, that I am the Lord, working mercy, giving true decisions, and doing righteousness in the earth: for in these things I have delight, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

King James 2000

But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{But only} in this must the one who boasts boast, [that] he has insight, and [that] he knows me, that I [am] Yahweh, showing loyal love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for in these [things] I delight," {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

but let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am Jehovah, doing kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth; for in these I delight, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But who so will rejoice, let him rejoice in this: that he understandeth, and knoweth me. For I am the LORD, which do mercy, equity and righteousness upon the earth. Therefore have I pleasure in such things, sayeth the LORD."

NET Bible

If people want to boast, they should boast about this: They should boast that they understand and know me. They should boast that they know and understand that I, the Lord, act out of faithfulness, fairness, and justice in the earth and that I desire people to do these things," says the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

but let him who glories glory in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight," says the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

But, in this, let the glorying one glory - In having intelligence and in knowing me, That, I, am Yahweh, Executing lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness in the earth, - That in these things, I delight Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

But let him that glorieth, glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

but let him who glories glory in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am Yahweh who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

But -- in this let the boaster boast himself, In understanding and knowing Me, For I am Jehovah, doing kindness, Judgment, and righteousness, in the earth, For in these I have delighted, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
me, that I am the Lord

Usage: 0

in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jeremiah 9:24

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Judah's Failures

23 Thus said Jehovah, The wise shall not boast in his wisdom, and the strong shall not boast in his strength; the rich shall not boast in his riches: 24 But he boasting shall boast in this, to understand and know me, that I am Jehovah, doing mercy, judgment and justice in the earth: for in these I delighted, says Jehovah. 25 Behold, the days coming, says Jehovah, and I reviewed over all the circumcised with the uncircumcised;



Cross References

Micah 7:18

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

1 Corinthians 1:31

That, as it has been written, Let him boasting, boast in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 10:17

But he boasting, let him boast in the Lord.

Psalm 51:1

To the overseer: chanting to David; In the coming to him of Nathan the prophet, when he went in to Bathsheba. Compassionate me, O God, according to thy mercy: according to the Multitude of thy compassions wipe away my transgressions.

Galatians 6:14

And it may not be to me to boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.

Psalm 36:5-7

O Jehovah, thy mercy is in the heavens; thy faithfulness even to the clouds.

Psalm 44:8

In God we praised all the day, and thy name we will celebrate forever. Silence.

Isaiah 41:16

Thou shalt winnow them, and the wind shall lift them up, and the storm shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in Jehovah, and glory in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 61:8

For I Jehovah love judgment, hating robbery for burnt-offering; and I gave their works in truth, and I will cut out to them an eternal covenant

Jeremiah 4:2

And thou swearest, Jehovah lives in truth, in judgment, and in justice; and the nations were blessed in him, and in him shall they praise.

Micah 6:8

He announced to thee, O man, what was good; and what did Jehovah require of thee but to do judgment and to love mercy, and being humbled, to go with thy God?

Exodus 34:5-7

And Jehovah will come down in a cloud, and he will stand with him there, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel will say, Was it pleasing to Jehovah in burnt-offerings and sacrifices as to hear to the voice of Jehovah? Behold, to hear, above a good sacrifice, and to hearken, above the fat of rams.

Psalm 91:14

For he delighted in me and I will deliver him: I will exalt him, for he knew my name.

Psalm 99:4

And the king's strength loved judgment; thou didst prepare uprightnesses, thou didst judgment and justice in Jacob.

Psalm 145:7-8

They shall pour forth the remembrance of the multitude of thy goodness, and they shall shout forth thy justice.

Psalm 146:7-9

He did judgment for the oppressed; he gave bread to the hungering: Jehovah loosed those being bound.

Isaiah 45:25

In Jehovah shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

For this the covenant that I will cut out with the house of Israel: After those days, says Jehovah; I gave my law in the midst of them, and upon their heart will I write it; and I was to them for God, and they shall be to me for a people.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father; and none knows the Son, except the Father; nor knows any one the Father, except the Son, and to whom the Son will reveal

Luke 10:22

All things were delivered me by my Father: and none knows who is the Son, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and to whomsoever the Son would wish to reveal.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, that they might know thee the only true God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:25-26

Whom God had set before a propitiatory by faith in his blood, for a manifestation of his justice by passing over of sins before existing, in the sufferance of God;

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, having spoken light to shine out of darkness, who shone in our hearts, to the enlightening of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, serving God in spirit, and boasting in Christ Jesus, and not trusting in the flesh.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, and we know him true, and we are in him true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Romans 5:11

And not only, but also boasting in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received reconciliation.

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