Jeremiah 8:8
Text Analysis
349 [e]אֵיכָ֤ה
559 [e]תֹֽאמְרוּ֙
can you sayV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
2450 [e]חֲכָמִ֣ים
587 [e]אֲנַ֔חְנוּ
we [are]Pro-1cp
8451 [e]וְתוֹרַ֥ת
and the lawConj-w | N-fsc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֖ה
of YahwehN-proper-ms
854 [e]אִתָּ֑נוּ
[is] with usPrep | 1cp
403 [e]אָכֵן֙
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֣ה
8267 [e]לַשֶּׁ֣קֶר
falsehoodPrep-l, Art | N-ms
6213 [e]עָשָׂ֔ה
5842 [e]עֵ֖ט
the penN-msc
8267 [e]שֶׁ֥קֶר
of falseN-msc
5608 [e]סֹפְרִֽים׃
the scribeN-mp

Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 8:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵיכָ֤ה תֹֽאמְרוּ֙ חֲכָמִ֣ים אֲנַ֔חְנוּ וְתֹורַ֥ת יְהוָ֖ה אִתָּ֑נוּ אָכֵן֙ הִנֵּ֣ה לַשֶּׁ֣קֶר עָשָׂ֔ה עֵ֖ט שֶׁ֥קֶר סֹפְרִֽים׃

ירמיה 8:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
איכה תאמרו חכמים אנחנו ותורת יהוה אתנו אכן הנה לשקר עשה עט שקר ספרים׃

ירמיה 8:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
איכה תאמרו חכמים אנחנו ותורת יהוה אתנו אכן הנה לשקר עשה עט שקר ספרים׃

ירמיה 8:8 Hebrew Bible
איכה תאמרו חכמים אנחנו ותורת יהוה אתנו אכן הנה לשקר עשה עט שקר ספרים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"How can you say, 'We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us'? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.

King James Bible
How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"How can you claim, 'We are wise; the law of the LORD is with us? In fact, the lying pen of scribes has produced falsehood.
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