Jeremiah 10:8

“But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 10:8

But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stocke is a doctrine of vanities.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But they are altogether stupid and foolish {In their} discipline of delusion--their idol is wood!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But they are together like beasts and foolish: the teaching of false gods is wood.
- Basic English Bible

But they are one and all senseless and foolish; the teaching of vanities is a stock.
- Darby Bible

But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.
- Webster's Bible

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
- World English Bible

And in one they are brutish and foolish, An instruction of vanities [is] the tree itself.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the vanities by which they are instructed are but a stock;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 10:8

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 10:8


10:9 Tarshish - Is the proper name of a sea - town in Cilicia, and being a noted port, it is usually put for the ocean, and may signify any place beyond the sea. Uphaz - Probably the best gold came from thence as the best silver from Tarshish.

10:10 But - All these are but false gods. Living - These are all but dead stocks and stones, Jehovah is the only living God, having life in himself, and giving life to all things else. An everlasting king - Time devours them all, but the true God is everlasting.


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