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Jeremiah 10:21

    Jeremiah 10:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For the pastors are become brutish, and have not sought the LORD: therefore they shall not prosper, and all their flocks shall be scattered.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For the pastors are become brutish, and have not sought the LORD: therefore they shall not prosper, and all their flocks shall be scattered.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Jehovah: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the keepers of the sheep have become like beasts, not looking to the Lord for directions: so they have not done wisely and all their flocks have been put to flight.

    Webster's Revision

    For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Jehovah: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.

    World English Bible

    For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Yahweh: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of the LORD: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 10:21

    Brutish - Stupid.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 10:21

    The pastors are become brutish - The king and his counselors, who, by refusing to pay the promised tribute to Nebuchadnezzar, had kindled a new war.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 10:21

    Therefore they shall not prosper - Rather, "therefore they have not governed wisely." "The pastors," i. e., the kings and rulers Jeremiah 2:8, having sunk to the condition of barbarous and untutored men, could not govern wisely.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 10:21

    10:21 The pastors - The rulers of church and state.