Jeremiah 2:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֲנִ֗ים
hak-kō-hă-nîm,
The priestsArt | N-mp
3808 [e]לֹ֤א
notAdv-NegPrt
559 [e]אָֽמְרוּ֙
’ā-mə-rū
did sayV-Qal-Perf-3cp
346 [e]אַיֵּ֣ה
’ay-yêh
where [is]Interrog
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
YahwehN-proper-ms
8610 [e]וְתֹפְשֵׂ֤י
wə-ṯō-p̄ə-śê
and those who handleConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
8451 [e]הַתּוֹרָה֙
hat-tō-w-rāh
the lawArt | N-fs
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יְדָע֔וּנִי
yə-ḏā-‘ū-nî,
did know MeV-Qal-Perf-3cp | 1cs
7462 [e]וְהָרֹעִ֖ים
wə-hā-rō-‘îm
and the rulersConj-w, Art | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
6586 [e]פָּ֣שְׁעוּ
pā-šə-‘ū
transgressedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
  בִ֑י
ḇî;
against MePrep | 1cs
5030 [e]וְהַנְּבִיאִים֙
wə-han-nə-ḇî-’îm
and the prophetsConj-w, Art | N-mp
5012 [e]נִבְּא֣וּ
nib-bə-’ū
prophesiedV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
1168 [e]בַבַּ֔עַל
ḇab-ba-‘al,
by BaalPrep-b, Art | N-proper-ms
310 [e]וְאַחֲרֵ֥י
wə-’a-ḥă-rê
and after [things]Conj-w | Prep
3808 [e]לֹֽא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
3276 [e]יוֹעִ֖לוּ
yō-w-‘i-lū
[that] do profitV-Hifil-Imperf-3mp
1980 [e]הָלָֽכוּ׃
hā-lā-ḵū.
walkedV-Qal-Perf-3cp









Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 2:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַכֹּהֲנִ֗ים לֹ֤א אָֽמְרוּ֙ אַיֵּ֣ה יְהוָ֔ה וְתֹפְשֵׂ֤י הַתֹּורָה֙ לֹ֣א יְדָע֔וּנִי וְהָרֹעִ֖ים פָּ֣שְׁעוּ בִ֑י וְהַנְּבִיאִים֙ נִבְּא֣וּ בַבַּ֔עַל וְאַחֲרֵ֥י לֹֽא־יֹועִ֖לוּ הָלָֽכוּ׃

ירמיה 2:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הכהנים לא אמרו איה יהוה ותפשי התורה לא ידעוני והרעים פשעו בי והנביאים נבאו בבעל ואחרי לא־יועלו הלכו׃

ירמיה 2:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הכהנים לא אמרו איה יהוה ותפשי התורה לא ידעוני והרעים פשעו בי והנביאים נבאו בבעל ואחרי לא־יועלו הלכו׃

ירמיה 2:8 Hebrew Bible
הכהנים לא אמרו איה יהוה ותפשי התורה לא ידעוני והרעים פשעו בי והנביאים נבאו בבעל ואחרי לא יועלו הלכו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The priests did not say, 'Where is the LORD?' And those who handle the law did not know Me; The rulers also transgressed against Me, And the prophets prophesied by Baal And walked after things that did not profit.

King James Bible
The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The priests quit asking, "Where is the LORD?" The experts in the law no longer knew Me, and the rulers rebelled against Me. The prophets prophesied by Baal and followed useless idols.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

priests

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Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their …

Jeremiah 8:10,11 Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to …

Jeremiah 2:9-15 Why I will yet plead with you, said the LORD, and with your children's …

1 Samuel 2:12 Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

Isaiah 28:7 But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are …

Isaiah 29:10 For the LORD has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and …

Isaiah 56:9-12 All you beasts of the field, come to devour, yes, all you beasts …

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected …

and they that

Jeremiah 8:8,9 How do you say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? …

Deuteronomy 33:10 They shall teach Jacob your judgments, and Israel your law: they …

Malachi 2:6-9 The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in …

Luke 11:52 Woe to you, lawyers! for you have taken away the key of knowledge: …

John 8:55 Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, …

John 16:3 And these things will they do to you, because they have not known …

Romans 2:17-24 Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God…

2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in …

the pastors

Jeremiah 10:21 For the pastors are become brutish, and have not sought the LORD: …

Jeremiah 12:10 Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion …

Jeremiah 23:1,2 Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! …

prophets

Jeremiah 23:13 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied …

1 Kings 18:29,22,40 And it came to pass, when midday was past, and they prophesied until …

do not

Jeremiah 2:11 Has a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people …

Jeremiah 7:8 Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

1 Samuel 12:21 And turn you not aside: for then should you go after vain things, …

Isaiah 30:5 They were all ashamed of a people that could not profit them, nor …

Habakkuk 2:18 What profits the graven image that the maker thereof has graven it; …

Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and …

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