Jeremiah 22:16
Good News Translation
He gave the poor a fair trial, and all went well with him. That is what it means to know the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
That's what it means to truly know me. So he lived a comfortable life and always had enough to eat and drink.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord?

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He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord?

judged.

Jeremiah 5:28 They are grown gross and fat: and have most wickedly transgressed my words. They have not judged the cause of the widow, they have not managed the cause of the fatherless, and they have not judged the judgment of the poor.

Job 29:12-17 Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper. . . .

Psalm 72:1-4,12,13 A psalm on Solomon. . . .

Psalm 82:3,4 Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor. . . .

Psalm 109:31 Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.

Proverbs 24:11,12 Deliver them that are led to death: and those that are drawn to death, forbear not to deliver. . . .

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.

was not.

Jeremiah 9:3,16,24 And they have bent their tongue, as a bow, for lies, and not for truth: they have strengthened themselves upon the earth, for they have proceeded from evil to evil, and me they have not known, saith the Lord. . . .

Jeremiah 31:33,34 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. . . .

1 Samuel 2:2 There is none holy as the Lord is: for there is no other beside thee, and there is none strong like our God.

1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Psalm 9:10 And let them trust in thee who know thy name: for thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee, O Lord.

John 8:19,54,55 They said therefore to him: Where is thy Father? Jesus answered: Neither me do you know, nor my Father. If you did know me, perhaps you would know my Father also. . . .

John 16:3 And these things will they do to you; because they have not known the Father nor me.

John 17:3,6 Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. . . .

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

1 John 2:3,4 And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments. . . .

Context
A Warning about Jehoiakim
15Shalt thou reign, because thou comparest thyself to the cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and it was then well with him? 16He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord?17But thy eyes and thy heart are set upon covetousness, and upon shedding innocent blood, and upon oppression, and running after evil works.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Psalm 36:10
Extend thy mercy to them that know thee, and thy justice to them that are right in heart.

Psalm 72:1
A psalm on Solomon.

Psalm 72:12
For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper.

Psalm 82:3
Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.

Proverbs 31:9
Open thy mouth, decree that which is just, and do justice to the needy and poor.

Jeremiah 9:24
But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, for I am the Lord that exercise mercy, and judgment, and justice in the earth: for these things please me, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
He took up the cause of the poor and needy, and so it went well. Is this not what it means to know Me?” declares the LORD.He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? said the LORD.

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.

They understood not, they judged not the cause of the afflicted, nor the cause of the poor: is not this thy not knowing me? saith the Lord.

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith the LORD.

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me? says Yahweh.

He decided the cause of the poor and needy, Then it is well -- is it not to know Me? An affirmation of Jehovah.
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