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Jeremiah 6:10

    Jeremiah 6:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot listen: behold, the word of the LORD is to them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is become unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    To whom am I to give word, witnessing so that they may take note? see, their ears are stopped, and they are not able to give attention: see, the word of the Lord has been a cause of shame to them, they have no delight in it.

    Webster's Revision

    To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is become unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

    World English Bible

    To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they can't listen. Behold, the word of Yahweh has become a reproach to them. They have no delight in it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of the LORD is become unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 6:10

    Ear - To work, till, or plough the ground.
    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 6:10

    The word of the Lord is unto them a reproach - It is an object of derision; they despise it.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 6:10

    Give warning - Rather testify.

    Reproach - They make the Word of God the object of their ridicule.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 6:10

    6:10 Their ear - An uncircumcised ear, signifies the rejecting of instruction; an uncircumcised heart, an obstinate and rebellious will. They cannot - They had brought themselves under that incapacity by their obstinacy and wilfulness. A reproach - They laugh at it, and scorn it.