Jeremiah 51 :17

Jeremiah 51 :17 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

King James Version (KJV)

Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Then every man becomes like a beast without knowledge; every gold-worker is put to shame by the image he has made: for his metal image is deceit, and there is no breath in them.

Webster's Revision

Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

World English Bible

Every man is become brutish [and is] without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Definitions for Jeremiah 51 :17

Brutish - Stupid.
Graven - To cut or engrave.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :17

Every man is brutish by his knowledge - He is brutish for want of real knowledge; and he is brutish when he acknowledges that an idol is any thing in the world. These verses, from fifteen to nineteen, are transcribed from Jeremiah 10:12-16.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :17

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :17

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