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Jeremiah 8:9

||dThe wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and etaken: lo, they have rejected the word of the Lord; and what wisdom is in them?

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Jeremiah 8:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

The wise will be put to shame;

they will be dismayed and trapped.

Since they have rejected the word of the Lord,

what kind of wisdom do they have?

Jeremiah 8:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The wise men shall be put to shame;

they shall be dismayed and taken;

behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord,

so what wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 8:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

These wise teachers will fall

into the trap of their own foolishness,

for they have rejected the word of the Lord.

Are they so wise after all?

Jeremiah 8:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The wise men are ashamed,

They are dismayed and taken.

Behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord;

So what wisdom do they have?

Jeremiah 8:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

These wise teachers refused to listen to the word of the Lord,

so they are not really wise at all.

They will be ashamed.

They will be shocked and trapped.

Jeremiah 8:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The wise men are put to shame, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of Jehovah; and what manner of wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 8:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: behold, they have rejected Jehovah’s word; and what wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 8:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Wise people are put to shame, confused, and trapped. 

They have rejected the Lord’s word. 

They don’t really have any wisdom. 

Jeremiah 8:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The wise will be put to shame;

they will be dismayed and snared.

They have rejected the word of the Lord,

so what wisdom do they really have?

Jeremiah 8:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The wise shall be put to shame,

they shall be dismayed and taken;

since they have rejected the word of the Lord,

what wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 8:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The wise will be put to shame,

they will be dismayed,

and they will get taken.

Look, they have rejected the word of Yahweh,

and what is wisdom to them?

Jeremiah 8:9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Those who think they are wise will be put to shame.

They will become terrified. They will be trapped.

They have not accepted my message.

So what kind of wisdom do they have?

Jeremiah 8:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“The wise men are put to shame,

They are dismayed and caught;

Behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord,

And what kind of wisdom do they have?