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Jeremiah 8:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The wise men are put to shame, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of Jehovah; and what manner of wisdom is in them?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: behold, they have rejected Jehovah's word; and what wisdom is in them?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ashamed, are the wise, dismayed, and captured! Lo! the word of Yahweh, have they rejected, And, what wisdom, have, they?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Ashamed have been the wise, They have been affrighted, and are captured, Lo, against a word of Jehovah they kicked, And the wisdom of what—have they?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The wise men are confounded, they are dismayed, and taken: for they have cast away the word of the Lord, and there is no wisdom in them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken; loe, they haue reiected the word of the LORD, and what wisedome [is] in them?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The wise men are ashamed, and alarmed, and taken; because they have rejected the word of the Lord; what wisdom is there in them?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of Yahweh; and what wisdom [is] in them?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The wise 2450
{2450} Prime
חָכָם
chakam
{khaw-kawm'}
From H2449; wise, (that is, intelligent, skilful or artful).
[men] are ashamed, y3001
[3001] Standard
יָבֵשׁ
yabesh
{yaw-bashe'}
A primitive root; to be ashamed, confused or disappointed; also (as failing) to dry up (as water) or wither (as herbage).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
x954
(0954) Complement
בּושׁ
buwsh
{boosh}
A primitive root; properly to pale, that is, by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed, or delayed.
they are dismayed 2865
{2865} Prime
חָתַת
chathath
{khaw-thath'}
A primitive root; properly to prostrate; hence to break down, either (literally) by violence, or (figuratively) by confusion and fear.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and taken: 3920
{3920} Prime
לָכַד
lakad
{law-kad'}
A primitive root; to catch (in a net, trap or pit); generally to capture or occupy; also to choose (by lot); figuratively to cohere.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
lo, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
they have rejected 3988
{3988} Prime
מָאַס
ma'ac
{maw-as'}
A primitive root; to spurn; also (intransitively) to disappear.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
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.
and what x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
wisdom 2451
{2451} Prime
חָכְמָה
chokmah
{khok-maw'}
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
[is] in them?
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 8:9

_ _ dismayed — confounded.

_ _ what wisdom — literally, “the wisdom of what?” that is, “wisdom in what respect?” the Word of the Lord being the only true source of wisdom (Psalms 119:98-100; Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 9:10).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 8:4-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 8:9

The (g) wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?

(g) They who seem wise may be ashamed of their ignorance for all wisdom consists in God's word.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The wise men are:
or, Have they been, etc.
Jeremiah 6:15 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time [that] I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 49:7 Concerning Edom, thus saith the LORD of hosts; [Is] wisdom no more in Teman? is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished?
Job 5:12 He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform [their] enterprise.
Isaiah 19:11 Surely the princes of Zoan [are] fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I [am] the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
Ezekiel 7:26 Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumour shall be upon rumour; then shall they seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the ancients.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]: ... That no flesh should glory in his presence.

lo:

Deuteronomy 4:6 Keep therefore and do [them]; for this [is] your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation [is] a wise and understanding people.
Psalms 19:7 The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple.
Psalms 119:98-100 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they [are] ever with me. ... I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.
Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, [it is] because [there is] no light in them.
1 Corinthians 1:18-29 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. ... That no flesh should glory in his presence.
2 Timothy 3:15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

what wisdom:
Heb. the wisdom of what thing, etc
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Dt 4:6. Jb 5:12. Ps 19:7; 119:98. Is 8:20; 19:11. Jr 6:15; 49:7. Ezk 7:26. 1Co 1:18, 26. 2Ti 3:15.

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