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Jeremiah 12:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But if they will not hear, then will I pluck up that nation, plucking up and destroying it, saith Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But if they will not listen, then I will uproot that nation, uproot and destroy it,” declares the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, if they will not hearken, Then will I Uproot that nation, Uproot, that I may destroy,—Declareth Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And if they do not hearken, Then I have plucked up that nation, Plucking up and destroying, An affirmation of Jehovah!'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if they will not hear, I will utterly pluck out and destroy that nation, saith the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But if they will not obey, I will vtterly plucke vp, and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But if they will not return, then will I cut off that nation with utter ruin and destruction.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But if x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
they will not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
obey, 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
I will utterly y5428
[5428] Standard
נָתַשׁ
nathash
{naw-thash'}
A primitive root; to tear away.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
pluck up 5428
{5428} Prime
נָתַשׁ
nathash
{naw-thash'}
A primitive root; to tear away.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and destroy 6
{0006} Prime
אָבַד
'abad
{aw-bad'}
A primitive root; properly to wander away, that is lose oneself; by implication to perish (causatively, destroy).
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
that x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
nation, 1471
{1471} Prime
גּוֹי
gowy
{go'-ee}
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
saith 5002
{5002} Prime
נְאֻם
n@'um
{neh-oom'}
From H5001; an oracle.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 12:14-17.


Jeremiah 12:17

_ _ (Isaiah 60:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 12:14-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
if:

Psalms 2:8-12 Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession. ... Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish [from] the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed [are] all they that put their trust in him.
Isaiah 60:12 For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, [those] nations shall be utterly wasted.
Zechariah 14:16-19 And it shall come to pass, [that] every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. ... This shall be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all nations that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.
Luke 19:27 But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay [them] before me.
2 Thessalonians 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
1 Peter 2:6-8 Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. ... And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, [even to them] which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.

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Jeremiah 12:14-17 Thus saith the LORD against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among them. ... But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 18:7 [At what] instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy [it];
Jeremiah 31:28 And it shall come to pass, [that] like as I have watched over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.
Ezekiel 19:12 But she was plucked up in fury, she was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up her fruit: her strong rods were broken and withered; the fire consumed them.
Daniel 7:4-8 The first [was] like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it. ... I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn [were] eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Daniel 11:4 And when he shall stand up, his kingdom shall be broken, and shall be divided toward the four winds of heaven; and not to his posterity, nor according to his dominion which he ruled: for his kingdom shall be plucked up, even for others beside those.
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Ps 2:8. Is 60:12. Jr 12:14; 18:7; 31:28. Ezk 19:12. Dn 7:4; 11:4. Zc 14:16. Lk 19:27. 2Th 1:8. 1P 2:6.

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