Jeremiah 4:22
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּ֣י ׀
forConj
191 [e]אֱוִ֣יל
’ĕ-wîl
[are] foolishAdj-ms
5971 [e]עַמִּ֗י
‘am-mî,
My peopleN-msc | 1cs
853 [e]אוֹתִי֙
’ō-w-ṯî
MeDirObjM | 1cs
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יָדָ֔עוּ
yā-ḏā-‘ū,
they have knownV-Qal-Perf-3cp
1121 [e]בָּנִ֤ים
bā-nîm
childrenN-mp
5530 [e]סְכָלִים֙
sə-ḵā-lîm
sillyN-mp
1992 [e]הֵ֔מָּה
hêm-māh,
they [are]Pro-3mp
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and noConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
995 [e]נְבוֹנִ֖ים
nə-ḇō-w-nîm
have understandingV-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp
1992 [e]הֵ֑מָּה
hêm-māh;
theyPro-3mp
2450 [e]חֲכָמִ֥ים
ḥă-ḵā-mîm
wiseAdj-mp
1992 [e]הֵ֙מָּה֙
hêm-māh
they [are]Pro-3mp
7489 [e]לְהָרַ֔ע
lə-hā-ra‘,
to do evilPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
3190 [e]וּלְהֵיטִ֖יב
ū-lə-hê-ṭîḇ
but to do goodConj-w, Prep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
noAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יָדָֽעוּ׃
yā-ḏā-‘ū.
they have knowledgeV-Qal-Perf-3cp









Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 4:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י ׀ אֱוִ֣יל עַמִּ֗י אֹותִי֙ לֹ֣א יָדָ֔עוּ בָּנִ֤ים סְכָלִים֙ הֵ֔מָּה וְלֹ֥א נְבֹונִ֖ים הֵ֑מָּה חֲכָמִ֥ים הֵ֙מָּה֙ לְהָרַ֔ע וּלְהֵיטִ֖יב לֹ֥א יָדָֽעוּ׃

ירמיה 4:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי ׀ אויל עמי אותי לא ידעו בנים סכלים המה ולא נבונים המה חכמים המה להרע ולהיטיב לא ידעו׃

ירמיה 4:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי ׀ אויל עמי אותי לא ידעו בנים סכלים המה ולא נבונים המה חכמים המה להרע ולהיטיב לא ידעו׃

ירמיה 4:22 Hebrew Bible
כי אויל עמי אותי לא ידעו בנים סכלים המה ולא נבונים המה חכמים המה להרע ולהיטיב לא ידעו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

King James Bible
For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"For My people are fools; they do not know Me. They are foolish children, without understanding. They are skilled in doing what is evil, but they do not know how to do what is good."
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