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Jeremiah 11:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant; and speak ye unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant,—and speak ye unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Hear ye the words of this covenant, and ye have spoken unto the men of Judah, and unto the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Juda, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Heare yee the words of this Couenant, and speake vnto the men of Iudah, and to the inhabitants of Ierusalem.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and thou shalt speak to the men of Judah{gr.Juda}, and to the dwellers in Jerusalem;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Yehudah, and to the inhabitants of Yerushalaim;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Hear 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
ye 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 words 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
of this x2063
(2063) Complement
זֹאת
zo'th
{zothe'}
Irregular feminine of H2089; this (often used adverbially).
covenant, 1285
{1285} Prime
בְּרִית
b@riyth
{ber-eeth'}
From H1262 (in the sense of cutting (like H1254)); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh).
and speak 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the men 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
of Yh יְהוּדָה, 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
and to x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the inhabitants 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.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
of Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם; 3389
{3389} Prime
יְרוּשָׁלִַם
Y@ruwshalaim
{yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im}
A dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 11:2

_ _ this covenant — alluding to the book of the law (Deuteronomy 31:26) found in the temple by Hilkiah the high priest, five years after Jeremiah’s call to the prophetic office (2 Kings 22:8-23:25).

_ _ Hear ye — Others besides Jeremiah were to promulgate God’s will to the people; it was the duty of the priests to read the law to them (Malachi 2:7).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 11:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 11:2

Of this covenant — The covenant here spoken of, was the covenant of the law of God, delivered by Moses, to which the people more than once promised obedience.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
am 3406, bc 598,
Jeremiah 11:6 Then the LORD said unto me, Proclaim all these words in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying, Hear ye the words of this covenant, and do them.
Jeremiah 34:13-16 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel; I made a covenant with your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondmen, saying, ... But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
Exodus 19:5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth [is] mine:
2 Kings 11:17 And Jehoiada made a covenant between the LORD and the king and the people, that they should be the LORD'S people; between the king also and the people.
2 Kings 23:2-3 And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the LORD. ... And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all [their] heart and all [their] soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.
2 Chronicles 23:16 And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the LORD'S people.
2 Chronicles 29:10 Now [it is] in mine heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that his fierce wrath may turn away from us.
2 Chronicles 34:31 And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.
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