New International Version
"Am I only a God nearby," declares the LORD, "and not a God far away?
King James Bible
Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?
Darby Bible Translation
Am I a God at hand, saith Jehovah, and not a God afar off?
World English Bible
Am I a God at hand, says Yahweh, and not a God afar off?
Young's Literal Translation
A God near am I -- an affirmation of Jehovah, And not a God afar off?
Jeremiah 23:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Am I a God at hand, - and not a God afar off? - You act as if you thought I could not see you! Am I not omnipresent? Do not I fill the heavens and the earth? Jeremiah 23:24.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJehovah Tsidkenu: the Lord Our Righteousness
Having introduced the doctrine of imputed righteousness, I proofed to map out my subject. First, by way of affirmation; we say of the text--it is so--Christ is the Lord or righteousness; secondly, I shall exhort you to do him homage; let us call him so: for this is the name whereby he shall be called; and thirdly, I shall appeal to your gratitude; let us wonder at the reigning grace, which has caused us to fulfill the promise, for have been sweetly compelled to call him the Lord our righteousness. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
A vision of Judgement and Cleansing
The Providence of God
God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.
For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. You have searched me, LORD, and you know me.
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