Jeremiah 5:29
New International Version
Should I not punish them for this?" declares the LORD. "Should I not avenge myself on such a nation as this?

New Living Translation
Should I not punish them for this?” says the LORD. “Should I not avenge myself against such a nation?

English Standard Version
Shall I not punish them for these things? declares the LORD, and shall I not avenge myself on a nation such as this?”

Berean Study Bible
Should I not punish them for these things?” declares the LORD. “Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

King James Bible
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

New King James Version
Shall I not punish them for these things?’ says the LORD. ‘Shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?’

New American Standard Bible
‘Shall I not punish them for these things?’ declares the LORD, ‘Or shall I not avenge Myself On a nation such as this?’

NASB 1995
Shall I not punish these people?' declares the LORD, 'On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?'

NASB 1977
‘Shall I not punish these people?’ declares the LORD, ‘On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?’

Amplified Bible
‘Shall I not punish them [for these things]?’ says the LORD. ‘Shall I not avenge Myself On such a nation as this?’

Christian Standard Bible
Should I not punish them for these things? This is the LORD’s declaration. Should I not avenge myself on such a nation as this?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Should I not punish them for these things? This is the LORD's declaration. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

American Standard Version
Shall I not visit for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of these things, shall I not visit, says LORD JEHOVAH, and against a people that is so, shall not my soul be avenged?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the Lord: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Contemporary English Version
You need to be punished, and so I will take revenge.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul take revenge on such a nation?

English Revised Version
shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Good News Translation
"But I, the LORD, will punish them for these things; I will take revenge on this nation.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will punish them for these things," declares the LORD. "I will punish this nation.

International Standard Version
Should I not punish them for this?' asks the LORD. 'Should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Shall I not punish for these things? Saith the LORD; Shall not My soul be avenged On such a nation as this?

Literal Standard Version
Do I not inspect for these,” "" A declaration of YHWH, "" “On a nation such as this, "" Does My soul not avenge itself?

NET Bible
I will certainly punish them for doing such things!" says the LORD. "I will certainly bring retribution on such a nation as this!

New Heart English Bible
"Shall I not punish for these things?" says the LORD. "Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

World English Bible
"Shall I not punish for these things?" says Yahweh. "Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Young's Literal Translation
For these do not I inspect, an affirmation of Jehovah, On a nation such as this, Doth not My soul avenge itself?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judgment Proclaimed
28They have grown fat and sleek, and have excelled in the deeds of the wicked. They have not taken up the cause of the fatherless, that they might prosper; nor have they defended the rights of the needy. 29Should I not punish them for these things?” declares the LORD. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this? 30A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land.…

Cross References
Isaiah 57:6
Your portion is among the smooth stones of the valley; indeed, they are your lot. Even to them you have poured out a drink offering and offered a grain offering. Should I relent because of these?

Isaiah 65:7
both for your iniquities and for those of your fathers," says the LORD. "Because they burned incense on the mountains and scorned Me on the hills, I will measure into their laps full payment for their former deeds."

Jeremiah 5:9
Should I not punish them for these things?" declares the LORD. "Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

Jeremiah 9:9
Should I not punish them for these things? declares the LORD. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?"

Malachi 3:5
"Then I will draw near to you for judgment. And I will be a swift witness against sorcerers and adulterers and perjurers, against oppressors of the widowed and fatherless, and against those who defraud laborers of their wages and deny justice to the foreigner but do not fear Me," says the LORD of Hosts.


Treasury of Scripture

Shall I not visit for these things? said the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

See on ver.

Jeremiah 5:9
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Jeremiah 9:9
Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.









Verse 29. - A repetition of ver. 9 in the manner of a refrain.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Should I not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

punish
אֶפְקֹ֖ד (’ep̄·qōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

them for
הַֽעַל־ (ha·‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

these things?
אֵ֥לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

the LORD.
יְהֹוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

Should I not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

avenge
תִתְנַקֵּ֖ם (ṯiṯ·naq·qêm)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5358: To grudge, avenge, punish

Myself
נַפְשִֽׁי׃ (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

on such a nation
בְּג֣וֹי (bə·ḡō·w)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

as this?
כָּזֶ֔ה (kā·zeh)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that


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