Jeremiah 2:26 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“As the thief is shamed when he is discovered, So the house of Israel is shamed; They, their kings, their princes And their priests and their prophets,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed: they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
As a thief is ashamed when he is found, so shall the house of Israel be ashamedthey, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
As the shame of a thief when he is found, So, hath been put to shame, the house of Israel,They, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their, prophets:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
As the shame of a thief when he is found, So put to shame have been the house of Israel, They, their kings, their heads, And their priests, and their prophets,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
As the thief is confounded when he is taken, so is the house of Israel confounded, they and their kings, their princes and their priests, and their prophets.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
As the thiefe is ashamed, when he is found: so is the house of Israel ashamed, they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, & their prophets,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
As is the shame of a thief when he is caught, so shall the children of Israel be ashamed; they, and their kings, and their princes, and their priests, and their prophets.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Yisrael ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
As the thief
(the feeling and the condition, as well as its cause); by implication (specifically) an idol
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.
he is found,
A primitive root; properly to come
forth to, that is, appear
; transitively to attain
, that is, find
; figuratively to occur
or be present
Stem - Niphal (See H8833
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 1602
; properly set
upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just
; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly
(in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
is the house
Probably from H1129
abbreviated; a house
(in the greatest variation of applications, especially family
; he will rule
, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
A primitive root; to be ashamed
; also (as failing) to dry
up (as water) or wither
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2675
A primitive root; properly to pale
, that is, by implication to be ashamed
; also (by implication) to be disappointed
, or delayed
Masculine plural from H1931
(only used when emphatic).
; a head
person (of any rank or class).
and their priests,
Active participle of H3547
; literally one officiating
, a priest
; also (by courtesy) an acting priest
(although a layman).
and their prophets,
; a prophet
or (generally) inspired
_ _ is ashamed is put to shame.
_ _ thief (John 10:1).
_ _ Israel that is, Judah (Jeremiah 2:28).
Found Not ashamed of his sin of theft, but that he is at last found.
As the (n) thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
(n) As a thief will not acknowledge his fault, till he is taken with the deed, and ready to be punished, so they will not confess their idolatry, till the plagues due to the same light on them.
- the thief:
Jeremiah 2:36 Why gaddest thou about so much to change thy way? thou also shalt be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.
Jeremiah 3:24-25 For shame hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth; their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters. ... 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.
Proverbs 6:30-31 [Men] do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry; ... But [if] he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Isaiah 1:29 For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
Romans 6:21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things [is] death.
- their kings:
Jeremiah 32:32 Because of all the evil of the children of Israel and of the children of Judah, which they have done to provoke me to anger, they, their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ezra 9:7 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 9:32-34 Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day. ... Neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened unto thy commandments and thy testimonies, wherewith thou didst testify against them.
Daniel 9:6-8 Neither have we hearkened unto thy servants the prophets, which spake in thy name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land. ... O Lord, to us [belongeth] confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.
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