Jeremiah 22:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Jeremiah 22:15, NIV: "Does it make you a king to have more and more cedar? Did not your father have food and drink? He did what was right and just, so all went well with him."

Jeremiah 22:15, ESV: "Do you think you are a king because you compete in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink and do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him."

Jeremiah 22:15, KJV: "Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?"

Jeremiah 22:15, NASB: "Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did your father not eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well for him."

Jeremiah 22:15, NLT: "But a beautiful cedar palace does not make a great king! Your father, Josiah, also had plenty to eat and drink. But he was just and right in all his dealings. That is why God blessed him."

Jeremiah 22:15, CSB: "Are you a king because you excel in cedar? Didn't your father eat and drink and administer justice and righteousness? Then it went well with him."

What does Jeremiah 22:15 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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