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Jeremiah 48:27

    Jeremiah 48:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For was not Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for since you spoke of him, you skipped for joy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for as often as thou speakest of him, thou waggest the head.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For did you not make sport of Israel? was he taken among thieves? for whenever you were talking about him, you were shaking your head over him.

    Webster's Revision

    For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for as often as thou speakest of him, thou waggest the head.

    World English Bible

    For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for as often as thou speakest of him, thou waggest the head.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 48:27

    Was not Israel a derision unto thee? - Didst thou not mock my people, and say their God was no better than the gods of other nations? See Ezekiel 25:8.

    Was he found among thieves? - Did the Israelites come to rob and plunder you? Why then mock them, and rejoice at their desolation, when their enemies prevailed over them? This the Lord particularly resents.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 48:27

    Was he found ... - Or, "was he found among thieves that so often as thou speakest of him" thou waggest thy head? - in contempt for a fallen enemy.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 48:27

    48:27 Was he found - Why didst thou deal by Israel as men deal by thieves, when they are brought to shame?