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Jeremiah 2:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Hear ye the word of Jehovah, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Hear the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Hear the word of Jehovah, house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Hear ye the word of Yahweh, O house of Jacob, And all the families of the house of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Hear a word of Jehovah, O house of Jacob, And all ye families of the house of Israel.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Hear ye the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob, and all ye families of the house of Israel:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Heare ye the word of the LORD, O house of Iacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Hear the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob, and every family of the house of Israel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Hear ye the word of Yahweh, O house of Yaaqov, and all the families of the house of Yisrael:

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 the word 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
of Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
O house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב, 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the families 4940
{4940} Prime
מִשְׁפָּחָה
mishpachah
{mish-paw-khaw'}
From H8192 (compare H8198); a family, that is, circle of relatives; figuratively a class (of persons), a species (of animals) or sort (of things); by extension a tribe or people.
of the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל: 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 2:4

_ _ Jacob ... Israel — the whole nation.

_ _ families — (See on Jeremiah 1:15). Hear God’s word not only collectively, but individually (Zechariah 12:12-14).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 2:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Hear ye:

Jeremiah 5:21 Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:
Jeremiah 7:2 Stand in the gate of the LORD'S house, and proclaim there this word, and say, Hear the word of the LORD, all [ye of] Judah, that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD.
Jeremiah 13:15 Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken.
Jeremiah 19:3 And say, Hear ye the word of the LORD, O kings of Judah, and inhabitants of Jerusalem; Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, the which whosoever heareth, his ears shall tingle.
Jeremiah 34:4 Yet hear the word of the LORD, O Zedekiah king of Judah; Thus saith the LORD of thee, Thou shalt not die by the sword:
Jeremiah 44:24-26 Moreover Jeremiah said unto all the people, and to all the women, Hear the word of the LORD, all Judah that [are] in the land of Egypt: ... Therefore hear ye the word of the LORD, all Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt; Behold, I have sworn by my great name, saith the LORD, that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, The Lord GOD liveth.
Isaiah 51:1-4 Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock [whence] ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit [whence] ye are digged. ... Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.
Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because [there is] no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
Micah 6:1 Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.

all the families:

Jeremiah 31:1 At the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.
Jeremiah 33:24 Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which the LORD hath chosen, he hath even cast them off? thus they have despised my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.
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Is 51:1. Jr 5:21; 7:2; 13:15; 19:3; 31:1; 33:24; 34:4; 44:24. Ho 4:1. Mi 6:1.

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