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Jeremiah 14:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— We acknowledge, O Jehovah, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, [and] the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, [and] the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah, we acknowledge our wickedness, the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— We acknowledge, O Yahweh, Our own lawlessness, The iniquity of our fathers,—For we have sinned against thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— We have known, O Jehovah, our wickedness, The iniquity of our fathers, For we have sinned against Thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— We acknowledge, O Lord, our wickedness, the iniquities of our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickednes, [and] the iniquitie of our fathers: for wee haue sinned against thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— We know, O Lord, our sins, [and] the iniquities of our fathers: for we have sinned before thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— We acknowledge, O Yahweh, our wickedness, [and] the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
We acknowledge, 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
our wickedness, 7562
{7562} Prime
רֶשַׁע
resha`
{reh'-shah}
From H7561; a wrong (especially moral).
[and] the iniquity 5771
{5771} Prime
עָוֹן
`avon
{aw-vone'}
From H5753; perversity, that is, (moral) evil.
of our fathers: 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
we have sinned 2398
{2398} Prime
חטא
chata'
{khaw-taw'}
A primitive root; properly to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 14:20

_ _ (Daniel 9:8).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 14:17-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 14:20

We (o) acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, [and] the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.

(o) He teaches the Church a form of prayer to humble themselves to God by true repentance, which is the only way to avoid this famine, which was the beginning of God's plagues.

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We acknowledge:

Jeremiah 3:13 Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the LORD thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not obeyed my voice, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 3:25 We lie down in our shame, and our confusion covereth us: for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even unto this day, and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God.
Leviticus 26:40-42 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me; ... Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.
Ezra 9:6-7 And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over [our] head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens. ... Since the days of our fathers [have] we [been] in a great trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, [and] our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as [it is] this day.
Nehemiah 9:2 And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.
Psalms 32:5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
Psalms 51:3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin [is] ever before me.
Psalms 106:6-48 We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly. ... Blessed [be] the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD.
Daniel 9:5-8 We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and from thy judgments: ... O Lord, to us [belongeth] confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.
1 John 1:7-9 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. ... If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

for:

2 Samuel 12:13 And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.
2 Samuel 24:10 And David's heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.
Job 33:27 He looketh upon men, and [if any] say, I have sinned, and perverted [that which was] right, and it profited me not;
Psalms 51:4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done [this] evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, [and] be clear when thou judgest.
Luke 15:18-21 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, ... And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
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Lv 26:40. 2S 12:13; 24:10. Ezr 9:6. Ne 9:2. Jb 33:27. Ps 32:5; 51:3, 4; 106:6. Jr 3:13, 25. Dn 9:5. Lk 15:18. 1Jn 1:7.

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