Jeremiah 5:27
Text Analysis
3619 [e]כִּכְלוּב֙
As a cagePrep-k | N-ms
4392 [e]מָ֣לֵא
is fullAdj-ms
5775 [e]ע֔וֹף
of birdsN-ms
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
1004 [e]בָּתֵּיהֶ֖ם
their houses [are]N-mpc | 3mp
4392 [e]מְלֵאִ֣ים
4820 [e]מִרְמָ֑ה
of deceitN-fs
5921 [e]עַל־
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
1431 [e]גָּדְל֖וּ
they have become greatV-Qal-Perf-3cp
6238 [e]וַֽיַּעֲשִֽׁירוּ׃
and grown richConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3mp

Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 5:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּכְלוּב֙ מָ֣לֵא עֹ֔וף כֵּ֥ן בָּתֵּיהֶ֖ם מְלֵאִ֣ים מִרְמָ֑ה עַל־כֵּ֥ן גָּדְל֖וּ וַֽיַּעֲשִֽׁירוּ׃

ירמיה 5:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ככלוב מלא עוף כן בתיהם מלאים מרמה על־כן גדלו ויעשירו׃

ירמיה 5:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ככלוב מלא עוף כן בתיהם מלאים מרמה על־כן גדלו ויעשירו׃

ירמיה 5:27 Hebrew Bible
ככלוב מלא עוף כן בתיהם מלאים מרמה על כן גדלו ויעשירו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'Like a cage full of birds, So their houses are full of deceit; Therefore they have become great and rich.

King James Bible
As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a cage full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit. Therefore they have grown powerful and rich.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

cage. or, coop. This is, without doubt, a reference to a decoy or trap-cage, as Dr. Blayney renders; in which fowlers place several tame birds, to decoy the others into the snare prepared for them.

Revelation 18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great …

so are.

Proverbs 1:11-13 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk …

Hosea 12:7,8 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress…

Amos 8:4-6 Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor …

Micah 1:12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil …

Micah 6:10,11 Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, …

Habakkuk 2:9-11 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he …

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