Isaiah 28:9
Good News Translation
They complain about me. They say, "Who does that man think he's teaching? Who needs his message? It's only good for babies that have just stopped nursing!

Contemporary English Version
You drunken leaders are like babies! How can you possibly understand or teach the LORD's message?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts.

shall he teach

Isaiah 30:10-12 Who say to the seers: See not: and to them that behold: Behold not for us those things that are right: speak unto us pleasant things, see errors for us. . . .

Psalm 50:17 Seeing thou hast hated discipline: and hast cast my words behind thee.

Proverbs 1:29 Nor consented to my counsel, but despised all my reproof.

Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak? and to whom shall I testify, that he may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hear: behold the word of the Lord is become unto them a reproach: and they will not receive it.

John 3:19 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil.

John 12:38,47,48 That the saying of Isaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he said: Lord, who hath believed our hearing? And to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed? . . .

doctrine.

Isaiah 53:1 Who a hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?

weaned

Psalm 131:2 If I was not humbly minded, but exalted my soul: As a child that is weaned is towards his mother, so reward in my soul.

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones.

Matthew 21:15,16 And the chief priests and scribes, seeing the wonderful things that he did and the children crying in the temple and saying: Hosanna to the son of David, were moved with indignation, . . .

Mark 10:15 Amen I say to you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter into it.

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

Context
Judgment on Ephraim
8For all the tables were full of vomit and filth, so that there was no more place. 9Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts.10For command, command again; command, command again; expect, expect again; a little there, a little there.…
Cross References
Psalm 131:2
If I was not humbly minded, but exalted my soul: As a child that is weaned is towards his mother, so reward in my soul.

Isaiah 2:3
And many people shall go, and say: Come and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall come forth from Sion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

Isaiah 28:26
For he will instruct him in judgment: his God will teach him.

Isaiah 30:20
And the Lord will give you spare bread, and short water: and will not cause thy teacher to flee away from thee any more, and thy eyes shall see thy teacher.

Isaiah 48:17
Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord thy God that teach thee profitable things, that govern thee in the way that thou walkest.

Isaiah 50:4
The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master.

Isaiah 54:13
All thy children shall be taught of the Lord: and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Jeremiah 35:13
Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Go, and say to the men of Juda, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem: Will you not receive instruction, to obey my words, saith the Lord?

Additional Translations
Who is it He is trying to teach? To whom is He explaining His message? To infants just weaned from milk? To babies removed from the breast?Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts.

Whom will he teach knowledge? and whom will he make to understand the message? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts?

To whom have we reported evils? and to whom have we reported a message? even to those that are weaned from the milk, who are drawn from the breast.

Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the report? Them that are weaned from the milk, withdrawn from the breasts?

Whom will he teach knowledge? and whom will he make to understand the message? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts?

Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts.

Whom will he teach knowledge? To whom will he explain the message? Those who are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts?

By whom doth He teach knowledge? And by whom doth He cause to understand the report? The weaned from milk, the removed from breasts,
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