Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Jeremiah 25:4


Over and over again 1  the Lord has sent 2  his servants the prophets to you. But you have not listened or paid attention. 3 


2Ch 36:15,16; Jer 7:24-26; Jer 7:25; Jer 11:7; Jer 11:8-10; Jer 13:10,11; Jer 16:12; Jer 17:23; Jer 18:12; Jer 19:15; Jer 22:21; Jer 25:3,7; Jer 26:5; Jer 29:19; Jer 32:33; Jer 35:14,15; Jer 36:31; Jer 44:4,5; Zec 7:11,12; Ac 7:51,52; Heb 12:25

NET © Notes

tn For the idiom involved here see the notes at 7:13 and 11:7.

tn The vav consecutive with the perfect in a past narrative is a little unusual. Here it is probably indicating repeated action in past time in keeping with the idiom that precedes and follows it. See GKC 332 §112.f for other possible examples.

tn Heb “inclined your ear to hear.” This is idiomatic for “paying attention.” It is often parallel with “listen” as here or with “pay attention” (see, e.g., Prov 4:20; 51:1).

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