Jeremiah 11:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Jeremiah 11:16, NIV: "The LORD called you a thriving olive tree with fruit beautiful in form. But with the roar of a mighty storm he will set it on fire, and its branches will be broken."

Jeremiah 11:16, ESV: "The LORD once called you ‘a green olive tree, beautiful with good fruit.’ But with the roar of a great tempest he will set fire to it, and its branches will be consumed."

Jeremiah 11:16, KJV: "The LORD called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken."

Jeremiah 11:16, NASB: "The LORD named you 'A green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form'; With the noise of a great tumult He has set fire to it, And its branches are worthless."

Jeremiah 11:16, NLT: "I, the LORD, once called them a thriving olive tree, beautiful to see and full of good fruit. But now I have sent the fury of their enemies to burn them with fire, leaving them charred and broken."

Jeremiah 11:16, CSB: "The Lord named you a flourishing olive tree, beautiful with well-formed fruit. He has set fire to it, and its branches are consumed with the sound of a mighty tumult."

What does Jeremiah 11:16 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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