Jeremiah 5:1

“Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and know, and seek in the broad places thereof if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth, and I will pardon it.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that doeth justly, that seeketh truth; and I will pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and take notice! Seek in her broad squares to see if you can find a man [as Abraham sought in Sodom], one who does justice, who seeks truth, sincerity, and faithfulness; and I will pardon [Jerusalem—for one uncompromisingly righteous person].

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Futile search for a good person

Search every street in Jerusalem,
    comb the squares,
    look far and wide
        for one person,
        even one who acts justly
        and seeks truth that I may pardon her!

Jeremiah 5:1X

“Roam the streets of Yerushalayim
look around, observe and ask in its open spaces:
if you can find anyone (if there is anyone!)
who acts with justice and seeks the truth,
I will pardon her.

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Is Anyone Honest and Faithful?

The Lord said to me:

“Search Jerusalem
for honest people
    who try to be faithful.
If you can find even one,
    I’ll forgive the whole city.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broadways thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be [any] that doeth justice, that seeketh fidelity; and I will pardon it.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Go about through the streets of Jerusalem, and see, and consider, and seek in the broad places thereof, if you can find a man that executeth judgement, and seeketh faith: and I will be merciful unto it.

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The Evil of the People of Judah

The Lord says, “Walk the streets of Jerusalem. Look around and think about these things. Search the public squares of the city. See if you can find one good person, one who does honest things and who searches for the truth. If you find one good person, I will forgive Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Jerusalem Refused to Repent

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look and take note!
Search her squares to see
    if you can find a man,
one who does justice
    and seeks truth,
that I may pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Jerusalem Refused to Repent

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look and take note!
Search her squares to see
    if you can find a man,
one who does justice
    and seeks truth,
that I may pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

No One Is Right

The Lord says, “·Walk [or Run] up and down the streets of Jerusalem.
    Look around and ·discover [know] these things.
    Search the public squares of the city.
If you can find one person who does ·honest [just] things,
    who ·searches for the truth [or seeks to be faithful],
    I will forgive this city.

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1 In Judah no righteous man is found, neither among the people nor the rulers. 15 Wherefore Judah is destroyed of the Chaldeans.

Run to and fro by the streets of Jerusalem, and behold now, and know, and inquire in the open places thereof, if ye can find a man, or if there be any that executeth judgment, and seeketh the truth, and I will spare it.

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Judah’s Complete Rejection of the Lord

Walk around the streets of Jerusalem.
    Look around, and think about these things.
    Search the city squares.
    See if you can find anyone
    who does what is right and seeks the truth.
        Then I will forgive Jerusalem.

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The Sin of Jerusalem

People of Jerusalem, run through your streets!
    Look around! See for yourselves!
    Search the marketplaces!
Can you find one person
    who does what is right
    and tries to be faithful to God?
If you can, the Lord will forgive Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Depravity of Jerusalem

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

¶ Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem and see now and find out and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that execute judgment, that seek the truth; and I will pardon the city.

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Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof,
if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment,
that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it.

Jeremiah 5:1X

“Roam about through the streets of Jerusalem,
    and look please, and take note,
and search at its public squares,
    if you can find a person who does justice,
who seeks honesty,
    so that I may forgive it.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run up and down through every street in all Jerusalem; search high and low and see if you can find even one person who is fair and honest! Search every square, and if you find just one, I’ll not destroy the city!

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Sins Are Piled Sky-High

1-2 “Patrol Jerusalem’s streets.
    Look around. Take note.
Search the market squares.
    See if you can find one man, one woman,
A single soul who does what is right
    and tries to live a true life.
    I want to forgive that person.”
        God’s Decree.
“But if all they do is say, ‘As sure as God lives . . .’
    they’re nothing but a bunch of liars.”

Jeremiah 5:1X

Judah’s Complete Rejection of the Lord

Walk around the streets of Jerusalem.
    Look around, and think about these things.
    Search the city squares.
    See if you can find anyone
    who does what is right and seeks the truth.
        Then I will forgive Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Jerusalem’s Godlessness

Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
And look now and take note.
And seek in her open squares,
If you can find a man,
If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth,
Then I will pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

No One Is Right

The Lord says, “Walk up and down the streets of Jerusalem.
    Look around and discover these things.
    Search the public squares of the city.
If you can find one person who does honest things,
    who searches for the truth,
    I will forgive this city.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Judah is Justly Deserving of Coming Judgment

The Lord said,

“Go up and down through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look around and see for yourselves.
Search through its public squares.
See if any of you can find a single person
who deals honestly and tries to be truthful.
If you can, then I will not punish this city.

Jeremiah 5:1X

No One Is Honest

The Lord says, “Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem.
    Look around.
    Think about what you see.
Search through the market places.
    See if you can find one honest person who tries to be truthful.
    If you can, I will forgive this city.

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Not One Is Upright

“Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and consider,
    search through her squares.
If you can find but one person
    who deals honestly and seeks the truth,
    I will forgive this city.

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Not one is upright

‘Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and consider,
    search through her squares.
If you can find but one person
    who deals honestly and seeks the truth,
    I will forgive this city.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Justice of God’s Judgment

“Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem;
See now and know;
And seek in her open places
If you can find a man,
If there is anyone who executes judgment,
Who seeks the truth,
And I will pardon her.

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Jerusalem’s Sin

“Go up and down through the streets of Jerusalem, and look and learn. Look in her open places to see if you can find just one man who does what is right and looks for the truth. Then I will forgive this city.

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The Sins of Judah

“Run up and down every street in Jerusalem,” says the Lord.
    “Look high and low; search throughout the city!
If you can find even one just and honest person,
    I will not destroy the city.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and take note!
Search its squares and see
    if you can find one person
who acts justly
    and seeks truth—
so that I may pardon Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and take note!
Search its squares and see
    if you can find one person
who acts justly
    and seeks truth—
so that I may pardon Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and take note!
Search its squares and see
    if you can find one person
who acts justly
    and seeks truth—
so that I may pardon Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look around and take note!
Search its squares and see
    if you can find one person
who acts justly
    and seeks truth—
so that I may pardon Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Run ye to and fro through the chutzot Yerushalayim (streets of Jerusalem), and see now, and know, and seek in the rechovot thereof, if ye can find an ish, if there be any that dispenseth mishpat (justice), that seeketh the emunah (faith); and I will forgive her [Jerusalem].

Yirmeyah 5:1X

The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look and take note!
Search her squares to see
    if you can find a man,
one who does justice
    and seeks truth;
that I may pardon her.

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The Utter Corruption of God’s People

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
    look and take note!
Search her squares to see
    if you can find a man,
one who does justice
    and seeks truth;
that I may pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Eternal One: Roam the streets of Jerusalem, and tell Me what you see, Jeremiah.
        See if you can find anything good happening anywhere.
    Look in the marketplaces and open spaces of the city.
        If you can find just one honest person who lives according to My ways,
    I’ll spare the city of this horror.

Jeremiah 5:1X

“Run back and forth through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in its wide places, if you can find a man, if there are any who does justly, who seeks truth; and I will pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:1X

Compass ye the ways of Jerusalem, and look, and behold ye, and seek ye in the streets thereof, whether ye find a man doing doom, and seeking faith; and I shall be merciful to them. (Go ye about the ways of Jerusalem, and look, and behold ye, and seek ye in its streets, whether ye can find anyone doing justice, and seeking faith; and I shall be merciful to them.)

Jeremiah 5:1X

Go to and fro in streets of Jerusalem, And see, I pray you, and know, And seek in her broad places, if ye find a man, If there be one doing judgment, seeking stedfastness -- Then am I propitious to her.

Jeremiah 5:1X
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