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Jeremiah 7:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Do they provoke me to anger? saith Jehovah; [do they] not [provoke] themselves, to the confusion of their own faces?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Do they provoke me to anger? saith the LORD: [do they] not [provoke] themselves to the confusion of their own faces?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Do they spite Me?” declares the LORD. “Is it not themselves [they spite], to their own shame?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Do they provoke me to anger? saith the LORD: [do they] not [provoke] themselves to the confusion of their own faces?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Is it I whom they provoke to anger? saith Jehovah; is it not themselves, to the shame of their own face?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Is it, me, they are provoking? Enquireth Yahweh,—Is it not, themselves,—unto the shame of their own faces?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Me are they provoking to anger? an affirmation of Jehovah, Is it not themselves, For the shame of their own faces?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Do they provoke me to anger, saith the Lord? is it not themselves, to the confusion of their own countenance?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Doe they prouoke mee to anger, saith the LORD? Doe they not [prouoke] themselues to the confusion of their owne faces?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Do they provoke me to anger? saith the Lord: do they not [provoke] themselves, that their faces may be ashamed?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Do they provoke me to anger? saith Yahweh: [do they] not [provoke] themselves to the confusion of their own faces?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Do they x1992
(1992) Complement
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
provoke me to anger? 3707
{3707} Prime
A primitive root; to trouble; by implication to grieve, rage, be indignant.
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
(0853) Complement
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).
saith 5002
{5002} Prime
From H5001; an oracle.
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
Yhw יָהוֶה: 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[do they] not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[provoke] themselves to x4616
(4616) Complement
From H6030; properly heed, that is, purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically in order that.
the confusion 1322
{1322} Prime
From H0954; shame (the feeling and the condition, as well as its cause); by implication (specifically) an idol.
of their own faces? 6440
{6440} Prime
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 7:19

_ _ Is it I that they provoke to anger? Is it not themselves? (Deuteronomy 32:16, Deuteronomy 32:21; Job 35:6, Job 35:8; Proverbs 8:36).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 7:16-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
they provoke:

Jeremiah 2:17 Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way?
Jeremiah 2:19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that [it is] an evil [thing] and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear [is] not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Deuteronomy 32:16 They provoked him to jealousy with strange [gods], with abominations provoked they him to anger.
Deuteronomy 32:21-22 They have moved me to jealousy with [that which is] not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with [those which are] not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation. ... For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.
Isaiah 1:20 But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken [it].
Isaiah 1:24 Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:
Ezekiel 8:17-18 Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen [this], O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch to their nose. ... Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, [yet] will I not hear them.
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

the confusion:

Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD [is] with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: [their] everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
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.
Isaiah 45:16 They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion together [that are] makers of idols.
Daniel 9:7-8 O Lord, righteousness [belongeth] unto thee, but unto us confusion of faces, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, [that are] near, and [that are] far off, through all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee. ... 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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Dt 32:16, 21. Ezr 9:7. Is 1:20, 24; 45:16. Jr 2:17, 19; 20:11. Ezk 8:17. Dn 9:7. 1Co 10:22.

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