New International Version
Why arouse my anger with what your hands have made, burning incense to other gods in Egypt, where you have come to live? You will destroy yourselves and make yourselves a curse and an object of reproach among all the nations on earth.
King James Bible
In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, that ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye might be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?
Darby Bible Translation
provoking me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye are come to sojourn, that ye should be cut off, and that ye should be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?
World English Bible
in that you provoke me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you have gone to live; that you may be cut off, and that you may be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?
Young's Literal Translation
by provoking Me to anger by the works of your hands, by making perfume to other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye are going in to sojourn, so as to cut yourselves off, and so as to your being for a reviling and for a reproach among all nations of the earth?
Jeremiah 44:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This great evil against your souls - Will not self-interest weigh with you? See what ruin your conduct has brought upon your country. Your fathers sinned as you are doing; and where are they now? Either destroyed, or in captivity. And you are now taking the same way to your own destruction.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that ye might cut
LibraryGod's Patient Pleadings
'I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.'--JER. xliv. 4. The long death-agony of the Jewish kingdom has come to an end. The frivolous levity, which fed itself on illusions and would not be sobered by facts, has been finally crushed out of the wretched people. The dreary succession of incompetent kings--now a puppet set up by Egypt, now another puppet set up by Babylon, has ended with the weak Zedekiah. The …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
1 Corinthians 10:21
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot have a part in both the Lord's table and the table of demons.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Are we trying to arouse the Lord's jealousy? Are we stronger than he?
Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?
1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. Israel will then become a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.
1 Kings 9:8
This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'
2 Kings 17:15
They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the LORD had ordered them, "Do not do as they do."
2 Chronicles 7:20
then I will uproot Israel from my land, which I have given them, and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. I will make it a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.
Jump to PreviousAnger Burning Curse Cut Dwell Earth Egypt Gods Hands Incense Nations Offering Provoke Reproach Sojourn Whither Works Wrath Yourselves
Jump to NextAnger Burning Curse Cut Dwell Earth Egypt Gods Hands Incense Nations Offering Provoke Reproach Sojourn Whither Works Wrath Yourselves
LinksJeremiah 44:8 NIV
Jeremiah 44:8 NLT
Jeremiah 44:8 ESV
Jeremiah 44:8 NASB
Jeremiah 44:8 KJV
Jeremiah 44:8 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 44:8 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 44:8 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 44:8 French Bible
Jeremiah 44:8 German Bible
Jeremiah 44:8 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.