Jeremiah 7:8
New International Version
But look, you are trusting in deceptive words that are worthless.

New Living Translation
“‘Don’t be fooled into thinking that you will never suffer because the Temple is here. It’s a lie!

English Standard Version
“Behold, you trust in deceptive words to no avail.

Berean Study Bible
But look, you keep trusting in deceptive words to no avail.

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, you are trusting in deceptive words to no avail.

King James Bible
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

Christian Standard Bible
But look, you keep trusting in deceitful words that cannot help.

Contemporary English Version
But just look at what is happening! You put your trust in worthless lies.

Good News Translation
"Look, you put your trust in deceitful words.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But look, you keep trusting in deceitful words that cannot help.

International Standard Version
"Look, you're trusting in deceptive words that cannot benefit.

NET Bible
"'But just look at you! You are putting your confidence in a false belief that will not deliver you.

New Heart English Bible
Look, you trust in lying words, that can't profit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'You are trusting the words of a saying. It's a lie that cannot help you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, you are trusting in deceptive words to no avail.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold, ye trust in lying words that cannot profit.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

American King James Version
Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

American Standard Version
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But whereas ye have trusted in lying words, whereby ye shall not be profited;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold you put your trust in lying words, which shall not profit you:

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, ye confide in words of falsehood that cannot profit.

English Revised Version
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

World English Bible
Behold, you trust in lying words, that can't profit.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, ye are trusting for yourselves On the words of falsehood, so as not to profit.
Study Bible
Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
7then I will allow you to live in this place, in the land I gave to your fathers forever and ever. 8But look, you keep trusting in deceptive words to no avail. 9Will you steal and murder, commit adultery and perjury, burn incense to Baal, and follow other gods that you have not known,…
Cross References
Isaiah 59:4
No one calls for justice; no one pleads his case honestly. They rely on empty pleas; they tell lies; they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity.

Jeremiah 7:4
Do not trust in deceptive words, chanting, "This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD."

Jeremiah 23:32
"Indeed," declares the LORD, "I am against those who prophesy false dreams they tell to lead My people astray with their reckless lies. It was not I who sent or commanded them, and they are of no benefit at all to these people," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 28:15
Then the prophet Jeremiah said to the prophet Hananiah, "Listen, Hananiah! The LORD did not send you, but you have persuaded this people to trust in a lie.

Treasury of Scripture

Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

ye trust.

Jeremiah 7:4
Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.

Jeremiah 4:10
Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall have peace; whereas the sword reacheth unto the soul.

Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?







Lexicon
But look,
הִנֵּ֤ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

you
אַתֶּם֙ (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

keep trusting
בֹּטְחִ֣ים (bō·ṭə·ḥîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 982: To trust, be confident, sure

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

deceptive
הַשָּׁ֑קֶר (haš·šā·qer)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8267: Deception, disappointment, falsehood

words
דִּבְרֵ֖י (diḇ·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to no
לְבִלְתִּ֖י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

avail.
הוֹעִֽיל׃ (hō·w·‘îl)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3276: To confer or gain profit or benefit
(8) Lying words.--With special reference to those already cited in Jeremiah 7:4.

Verses 8-15. The formalism of Jewish religion exposed. The lesson of Shiloh. Verse 8. - Lying words; such as those quoted in ver. 4. 7:1-16 No observances, professions, or supposed revelations, will profit, if men do not amend their ways and their doings. None can claim an interest in free salvation, who allow themselves in the practice of known sin, or live in the neglect of known duty. They thought that the temple they profaned would be their protection. But all who continue in sin because grace has abounded, or that grace may abound, make Christ the minister of sin; and the cross of Christ, rightly understood, forms the most effectual remedy to such poisonous sentiments. The Son of God gave himself for our transgressions, to show the excellence of the Divine law, and the evil of sin. Never let us think we may do wickedness without suffering for it.
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