Jeremiah 44:8
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
provoking Me to anger with the works of your hands, burning sacrifices to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you are entering to reside, so that you might be cut off and become a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?

King James Bible
In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, that ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye might be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?

Darby Bible Translation
provoking me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye are come to sojourn, that ye should be cut off, and that ye should be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?

World English Bible
in that you provoke me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you have gone to live; that you may be cut off, and that you may be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?

Young's Literal Translation
by provoking Me to anger by the works of your hands, by making perfume to other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye are going in to sojourn, so as to cut yourselves off, and so as to your being for a reviling and for a reproach among all nations of the earth?

Jeremiah 44:8 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Cut yourselves off - Rather, cut (them, Jeremiah 44:7) off from you.

Jeremiah 44:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
That Whereas the City of Jerusalem had Been Five Times Taken Formerly, this was the Second Time of Its Desolation. A Brief Account of Its History.
1. And thus was Jerusalem taken, in the second year of the reign of Vespasian, on the eighth day of the month Gorpeius [Elul]. It had been taken five [34] times before, though this was the second time of its desolation; for Shishak, the king of Egypt, and after him Antiochus, and after him Pompey, and after them Sosius and Herod, took the city, but still preserved it; but before all these, the king of Babylon conquered it, and made it desolate, one thousand four hundred and sixty-eight years and
Flavius Josephus—The Wars of the Jews or History of the Destruction of Jerusalem

The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:21
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.

1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?

Hebrews 3:16
For who provoked Him when they had heard? Indeed, did not all those who came out of Egypt led by Moses?

1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight. So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

1 Kings 9:8
"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

2 Kings 17:15
They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers and His warnings with which He warned them. And they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the LORD had commanded them not to do like them.

2 Chronicles 7:20
then I will uproot you from My land which I have given you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Jump to Previous
Anger Burning Curse Cut Dwell Earth Egypt Gods Hands Incense Nations Offering Provoke Reproach Sojourn Whither Works Wrath Yourselves
Jump to Next
Anger Burning Curse Cut Dwell Earth Egypt Gods Hands Incense Nations Offering Provoke Reproach Sojourn Whither Works Wrath Yourselves
Links
Jeremiah 44:8 NIV
Jeremiah 44:8 NLT
Jeremiah 44:8 ESV
Jeremiah 44:8 NASB
Jeremiah 44:8 KJV

Jeremiah 44:8 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 44:8 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 44:8 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 44:8 French Bible
Jeremiah 44:8 German Bible

Jeremiah 44:8 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 44:7
Top of Page
Top of Page