English Standard Version
“Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will punish all those who are circumcised merely in the flesh—
King James Bible
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will punish all them which are circumcised with the uncircumcised;
American Standard Version
Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will punish all them that are circumcised in their uncircumcision:
Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, and I will visit upon every one that hath the foreskin circumcised.
English Revised Version
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will punish all them which are circumcised in their uncircumcision;
Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will punish all them who are circumcised with the uncircumcised;
Jeremiah 9:25 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Jeremiah 9:18 gives the reason why the mourning women are to be called: Loud lamentation is heard out of Zion. Ew. takes "out of Zion" of the Israelites carried away from their country - a view arbitrary in itself, and incompatible with Jeremiah 9:20. "How are we spoiled!" cf. Jeremiah 4:13; brought utterly to shame, because we have left the land, i.e., have been forced to leave it, and because they (the enemies) have thrown down our dwellings! השׁליך, cast down, overthrow, Job 18:7, cf. Ezekiel 19:12, and of buildings, Daniel 8:11. Kimchi and Hitz., again, take "our dwellings" as subject: our dwellings have cast us out, and appeal to Leviticus 18:25 : The land vomited out its inhabitants. But the figurative style in this passage does not justify us in adopting so unnatural a figure as this, that the dwellings cast out their occupants. Nor could the object be omitted in such a case. The passages, Isaiah 33:9; Micah 2:4, to which Hitz. appeals, are not analogous to the present one. The subject, not expressed, acc. to our view of the passage, is readily suggested by the context and the nature of the case. The "for" in Jeremiah 9:19 gives a second reason for calling the mourning women together. They are to come not only to chant laments for the spoiling of Zion, but that they may train their daughters and other women in the art of dirge-singing, because the number of deaths will be so great that the existing number of mourning women will not be sufficient for the task about to fall on them. This thought is introduced by a command of God, in order to certify that this great harvest of death will without fail be gathered. אזנכם and בּנתיכם have masc. suffixes instead of feminine, the masc. being often thus used as the more general form; cf. Ew. 184, c. In the last clause the verb "teach" is to be supplied from the preceding context.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
punish. Heb. visit upon.
For circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
For no one is a Jew who is merely one outwardly, nor is circumcision outward and physical.
But a Jew is one inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter. His praise is not from man but from God.
so that I walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemies--if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and they make amends for their iniquity,
1 Samuel 14:6
Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armor, "Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the LORD will work for us, for nothing can hinder the LORD from saving by many or by few."
1 Samuel 17:26
And David said to the men who stood by him, "What shall be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?"
Circumcise yourselves to the LORD; remove the foreskin of your hearts, O men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem; lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn with none to quench it, because of the evil of your deeds."
Jump to PreviousAffirmation Charge Circumcised Circumcision Declares Flesh Foreskin Laid Punish Punishment Uncircumcised Uncircumcision Visit
Jump to NextAffirmation Charge Circumcised Circumcision Declares Flesh Foreskin Laid Punish Punishment Uncircumcised Uncircumcision Visit
LinksJeremiah 9:25 NIV
Jeremiah 9:25 NLT
Jeremiah 9:25 ESV
Jeremiah 9:25 NASB
Jeremiah 9:25 KJV
Jeremiah 9:25 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 9:25 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 9:25 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 9:25 French Bible
Jeremiah 9:25 German Bible
ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.