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Jeremiah 29:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Build ye houses, and dwell [in them]; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Build houses and live [in them]; and plant gardens and eat their produce.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Build ye houses, and dwell [in them]; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Build houses, and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Build ye houses, and dwell [in them],—And plant ye gardens, and eat the fruit thereof;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Build ye houses, and abide; and plant ye gardens, and eat their fruit;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Build ye houses, and dwell in them: and plant orchards, and eat the fruit of them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Build ye houses and dwell [in them], and plant gardens, and eate the fruit of them.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Build ye houses, and inhabit [them]; and plant gardens, and eat the fruits thereof;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Build ye houses, and dwell [in them]; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Build 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
ye houses, 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
and dwell 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
[in them]; and plant 5193
{5193} Prime
נָטַע
nata`
{naw-tah'}
A primitive root; properly to strike in, that is, fix; specifically to plant (literally or figuratively).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
gardens, 1593
{1593} Prime
גַּנָּה
gannah
{gan-naw'}
Feminine of H1588; a garden.
and eat 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the fruit 6529
{6529} Prime
פְּרִי
p@riy
{per-ee'}
From H6509; fruit (literally or figuratively).
of them;
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 29:5

_ _ Build ... houses — In opposition to the false prophets’ suggestions, who told the captives that their captivity would soon cease, Jeremiah tells them that it will be of long duration, and that therefore they should build houses, as Babylon is to be for long their home.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 29:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Jeremiah 29:10 For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.
Jeremiah 29:28 For therefore he sent unto us [in] Babylon, saying, This [captivity is] long: build ye houses, and dwell [in them]; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
Ezekiel 28:26 And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I [am] the LORD their God.
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