Jeremiah 6:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4100 [e]לָמָּה־
lām-māh-
For whatPrep-l | Interrog
2088 [e]זֶּ֨ה
zeh
[is] thisPro-ms
  לִ֤י
to MePrep | 1cs
3828 [e]לְבוֹנָה֙
lə-ḇō-w-nāh
frankincenseN-fs
7614 [e]מִשְּׁבָ֣א
miš-šə-ḇā
from ShebaPrep-m | N-proper-ms
935 [e]תָב֔וֹא
ṯā-ḇō-w,
ComesV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
7070 [e]וְקָנֶ֥ה
wə-qā-neh
and caneConj-w | N-ms
2896 [e]הַטּ֖וֹב
haṭ-ṭō-wḇ
sweetArt | Adj-ms
776 [e]מֵאֶ֣רֶץ
mê-’e-reṣ
from a countryPrep-m | N-fsc
4801 [e]מֶרְחָ֑ק
mer-ḥāq;
farN-ms
5930 [e]עֹלֽוֹתֵיכֶם֙
‘ō-lō-w-ṯê-ḵem
Your burnt offerings [are]N-fpc | 2mp
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
7522 [e]לְרָצ֔וֹן
lə-rā-ṣō-wn,
acceptablePrep-l | N-ms
2077 [e]וְזִבְחֵיכֶ֖ם
wə-ziḇ-ḥê-ḵem
and your sacrificesConj-w | N-mpc | 2mp
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
norAdv-NegPrt
6149 [e]עָ֥רְבוּ
‘ā-rə-ḇū
sweetV-Qal-Perf-3cp
  לִֽי׃
lî.
to MePrep | 1cs
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 6:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לָמָּה־זֶּ֨ה לִ֤י לְבֹונָה֙ מִשְּׁבָ֣א תָבֹ֔וא וְקָנֶ֥ה הַטֹּ֖וב מֵאֶ֣רֶץ מֶרְחָ֑ק עֹלֹֽותֵיכֶם֙ לֹ֣א לְרָצֹ֔ון וְזִבְחֵיכֶ֖ם לֹא־עָ֥רְבוּ לִֽי׃ ס

ירמיה 6:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למה־זה לי לבונה משבא תבוא וקנה הטוב מארץ מרחק עלותיכם לא לרצון וזבחיכם לא־ערבו לי׃ ס

ירמיה 6:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למה־זה לי לבונה משבא תבוא וקנה הטוב מארץ מרחק עלותיכם לא לרצון וזבחיכם לא־ערבו לי׃ ס

ירמיה 6:20 Hebrew Bible
למה זה לי לבונה משבא תבוא וקנה הטוב מארץ מרחק עלותיכם לא לרצון וזבחיכם לא ערבו לי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For what purpose does frankincense come to Me from Sheba And the sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable And your sacrifices are not pleasing to Me."

King James Bible
To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What use to Me is frankincense from Sheba or sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable; your sacrifices do not please Me.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

To what.

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Sheba.

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Isaiah 60:6 The multitude of camels shall cover you, the dromedaries of Midian …

Ezekiel 27:22 The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were your merchants: they …

sweet cane.

Isaiah 43:23,24 You have not brought me the small cattle of your burnt offerings; …

your burnt.

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