New American Standard Bible
They call them rejected silver, Because the LORD has rejected them.
King James Bible
Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.
Darby Bible Translation
Reprobate silver shall they call them, for Jehovah hath rejected them.
World English Bible
Men will call them rejected silver, because Yahweh has rejected them."
Young's Literal Translation
'Silver rejected,' they have called to them, For Jehovah hath kicked against them!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Reprobate - See the margin; not really silver, but the dross.
The Lord hath rejected them - This then is the end. The smelter is God's prophet: the bellows the breath of inspiration: the flux his earnestness in preaching. But in vain does the fervour of prophecy essay to melt the hearts of the people. They are so utterly corrupt, that no particle even of pure metal can be found in them. All the refiner's art is in vain. They have rejected all God's gifts and motives for their repentance, and therefore Yahweh has rejected them as an alloy too utterly adulterate to repay the refiner's toil.
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There they were in great fear where no fear had been; For God scattered the bones of him who encamped against you; You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.
You have removed all the wicked of the earth like dross; Therefore I love Your testimonies.
Your silver has become dross, Your drink diluted with water.
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
Cut off your hair and cast it away, And take up a lamentation on the bare heights; For the LORD has rejected and forsaken The generation of His wrath.'
Have You completely rejected Judah? Or have You loathed Zion? Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing? We waited for peace, but nothing good came; And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!
My God will cast them away Because they have not listened to Him; And they will be wanderers among the nations.
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