Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleJust as underwear clings to one’s waist, so I fastened the whole house of Israel and of Judah to Me” — this is the LORD’s declaration — “so that they might be My people for My fame, praise, and glory, but they would not obey.
New American Standard BibleFor as the waistband clings to the waist of a man, so I made the whole household of Israel and the whole household of Judah cling to Me,' declares the LORD, 'that they might be for Me a people, for renown, for praise and for glory; but they did not listen.'
King James BibleFor as the girdle cleaveth to the loins of a man, so have I caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith the LORD; that they might be unto me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
For just as the belt clings tightly to a person's waist, so I've made all the people of Israel and all the people of Judah cling tightly to me,' declares the LORD. 'I did this so that they would be my people, name, praise, and glory. But they wouldn't listen.'
American Standard Version
For as the girdle cleaveth to the loins of a man, so have I caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith Jehovah; that they may be unto me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
Young's Literal Translation
For, as the girdle cleaveth unto the loins of a man, So I caused to cleave unto Me The whole house of Israel, And the whole house of Judah, an affirmation of Jehovah, To be to Me for a people, and for a name, And for praise, and for beauty, And they have not hearkened.
• Jeremiah 13:11 NIV
• Jeremiah 13:11 NLT
• Jeremiah 13:11 ESV
• Jeremiah 13:11 NASB
• Jeremiah 13:11 KJV
• Jeremiah 13:11 Commentaries
• Jeremiah 13:11 Bible Apps
• Jeremiah 13:11 Biblia Paralela
• Jeremiah 13:11 Chinese Bible
• Jeremiah 13:11 French Bible
• Jeremiah 13:11 German Bible