New Living Translation
"They have lied about the LORD and said, 'He won't bother us! No disasters will come upon us. There will be no war or famine.
King James Bible
They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
Darby Bible Translation
They have denied Jehovah, and say, He is not; and evil shall not come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine;
World English Bible
They have denied Yahweh, and said, "It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine.
Young's Literal Translation
They have lied against Jehovah, And they say, 'It is not He, Nor come in against us doth evil, Yea, sword and famine we do not see.
Jeremiah 5:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:12 Belied - Not believing that these words of the prophet were God's word.
LibraryPurposes of God.
In discussing this subject I shall endeavor to show, I. What I understand by the purposes of God. Purposes, in this discussion, I shall use as synonymous with design, intention. The purposes of God must be ultimate and proximate. That is, God has and must have an ultimate end. He must purpose to accomplish something by his works and providence, which he regards as a good in itself, or as valuable to himself, and to being in general. This I call his ultimate end. That God has such an end or purpose, …
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology
"And Hereby we do Know that we Know Him, if we Keep his Commandments. "
Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
2 Chronicles 36:16
But the people mocked these messengers of God and despised their words. They scoffed at the prophets until the LORD's anger could no longer be restrained and nothing could be done.
For if I grow rich, I may deny you and say, "Who is the LORD?" And if I am too poor, I may steal and thus insult God's holy name.
Then I said, "O Sovereign LORD, the people have been deceived by what you said, for you promised peace for Jerusalem. But the sword is held at their throats!"
Then I said, "O Sovereign LORD, their prophets are telling them, 'All is well--no war or famine will come. The LORD will surely send you peace.'"
Can any of the worthless foreign gods send us rain? Does it fall from the sky by itself? No, you are the one, O LORD our God! Only you can do such things. So we will wait for you to help us.
They keep saying to those who despise my word, 'Don't worry! The LORD says you will have peace!' And to those who stubbornly follow their own desires, they say, 'No harm will come your way!'
When Jeremiah had finished giving this message from the LORD their God to all the people,
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