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Jeremiah 9:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baalim, which their fathers taught them;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but have walked after the stubbornness of their heart and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them,”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But have gone their way, After the stubbornness of their own heart,—And after the Baals which their fathers taught, them,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they walk after the stubbornness of their heart, And after the Baalim, that their fathers taught them,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But they have gone after the perverseness of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But haue walked after the imagination of their owne heart, & after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— but went after the lusts of their evil heart, and after the idols which their fathers taught them [to worship]:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Bealim, which their fathers taught them:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But have walked y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
after 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
the imagination 8307
{8307} Prime
שְׁרִרוּת
sh@riyruwth
{sher-ee-rooth'}
From H8324 in the sense of twisted, that is, firm; obstinacy.
of their own heart, 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
and after 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
B`lm בְּעָלִים, 1168
{1168} Prime
בַּעַל
Ba`al
{bah'-al}
The same as H1167; Baal, a Phoenician deity.
which x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
their fathers 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
taught 3925
{3925} Prime
לָמַד
lamad
{law-mad'}
A primitive root; properly to goad, that is, (by implication) to teach (the rod being an Oriental incentive).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
them:
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 9:14

_ _ (Jeremiah 7:24).

_ _ Baalim — plural of Baal, to express his supposed manifold powers.

_ _ fathers taught them — (Galatians 1:14; 1 Peter 1:18). We are not to follow the errors of the fathers, but the authority of Scripture and of God [Jerome].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 9:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 9:14

But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which (l) their fathers taught them:

(l) He shows that the children cannot excuse themselves by their fathers: for both father and child if they are wicked will perish.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
walked:

Jeremiah 3:17 At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD; and all the nations shall be gathered unto it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem: neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart.
Jeremiah 7:24 But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels [and] in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
Genesis 6:5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually.
Romans 1:21-24 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. ... Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Ephesians 2:3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
Ephesians 4:17-19 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, ... Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

imagination:
or, stubbornness

which:

Jeremiah 44:17 But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for [then] had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.
Zechariah 1:4-5 Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets have cried, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Turn ye now from your evil ways, and [from] your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith the LORD. ... Your fathers, where [are] they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Galatians 1:14 And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
1 Peter 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, [as] silver and gold, from your vain conversation [received] by tradition from your fathers;
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Gn 6:5. Jr 3:17; 7:24; 44:17. Zc 1:4. Ro 1:21. Ga 1:14. Ep 2:3; 4:17. 1P 1:18.

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