Jeremiah 13:23
Good News Translation
Can people change the color of their skin, or a leopard remove its spots? If they could, then you that do nothing but evil could learn to do what is right.

Contemporary English Version
Can you ever change and do what's right? Can people change the color of their skin, or can a leopard remove its spots? If so, then maybe you can change and learn to do right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.

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If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.

Ethiopian.

Jeremiah 2:22,30 Though thou wash thyself with nitre, and multiply to thyself the herb borith, thou art stained in thy iniquity before me, saith the Lord God. . . .

Jeremiah 5:3 O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return.

Jeremiah 6:29,30 The bellows have failed, the lead is consumed in the fire, the founder hath melted in vain: for their wicked deeds are not consumed. . . .

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?

Proverbs 27:22 Though thou shouldst bray a fool in the mortar, as when a pestle striketh upon sodden barley, his folly would not be taken from him.

Isaiah 1:5 For what shall I strike you any more, you that increase transgression? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart is sad.

Matthew 19:24-28 And again I say to you: It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven. . . .

accustomed.

Jeremiah 9:5 And a man shall mock his brother, and they will not speak the truth: for they have taught their tongue to speak lies: they have laboured to commit iniquity.

Context
Captivity Threatened
22And if thou shalt say in thy heart: Why are these things come upon me? For the greatness of thy iniquity, thy nakedness is discovered, the soles of thy feet are defiled. 23If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.24And I will scatter them as stubble, which is carried away by the wind in the desert.…
Cross References
Proverbs 27:22
Though thou shouldst bray a fool in the mortar, as when a pestle striketh upon sodden barley, his folly would not be taken from him.

Isaiah 1:5
For what shall I strike you any more, you that increase transgression? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart is sad.

Jeremiah 4:22
For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 9:5
And a man shall mock his brother, and they will not speak the truth: for they have taught their tongue to speak lies: they have laboured to commit iniquity.

Additional Translations
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Neither are you able to do good—you who are accustomed to doing evil.Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may you also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

If the Ethiopian shall change his skin, or the leopardess her spots, then shall ye be able to do good, having learnt evil.

Can an Ethiopian change his skin, or a leopard his spots? [Then] may ye also do good, who are accustomed to do evil.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may you also do good, who are accustomed to do evil.

Doth a Cushite change his skin? and a leopard his spots? Ye also are able to do good, who are accustomed to do evil.
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