Jer. 13:23 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Can the Ethiopian
Kuwshiy (Hebrew #3569)
a Cushite, or descendant of Cush
KJV usage: Cushi, Cushite, Ethiopian(-s).
Pronounce: koo-shee'
Origin: patronymically from 3568
change
haphak (Hebrew #2015)
to turn about or over; by implication, to change, overturn, return, pervert
KJV usage: X become, change, come, be converted, give, make (a bed), overthrow (-turn), perverse, retire, tumble, turn (again, aside, back, to the contrary, every way).
Pronounce: haw-fak'
Origin: a primitive root
his skin
`owr (Hebrew #5785)
skin (as naked); by implication, hide, leather
KJV usage: hide, leather, skin.
Pronounce: ore
Origin: from 5783
, or the leopard
namer (Hebrew #5246)
and thus to spot or stain as if by dripping; a leopard (from its stripes)
KJV usage: leopard.
Pronounce: naw-mare'
Origin: from an unused root meaning properly, to filtrate, i.e. be limpid (comp 5247 and 5249)
his spots
chabarburah (Hebrew #2272)
a streak (like a line), as on the tiger
KJV usage: spot.
Pronounce: khab-ar-boo-raw'
Origin: by reduplication from 2266
? then may
yakol (Hebrew #3201)
a primitive root; to be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might)
KJV usage: be able, any at all (ways), attain, can (away with, (-not)), could, endure, might, overcome, have power, prevail, still, suffer.
Pronounce: yaw-kole'
Origin: or (fuller) yakowl {yaw-kole'}
ye also do good
yatab (Hebrew #3190)
to be (causative) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right)
KJV usage: be accepted, amend, use aright, benefit, be (make) better, seem best, make cheerful, be comely, + be content, diligent(-ly), dress, earnestly, find favour, give, be glad, do (be, make) good((-ness)), be (make) merry, please (+ well), shew more (kindness), skilfully, X very small, surely, make sweet, thoroughly, tire, trim, very, be (can, deal, entreat, go, have) well (said, seen).
Pronounce: yaw-tab'
Origin: a primitive root
, that are πaccustomed
limmuwd (Hebrew #3928)
from 3925; instructed
KJV usage: accustomed, disciple, learned, taught, used.
Pronounce: lim-mood'
Origin: or limmud {lim-mood'}
to do evil
ra`a` (Hebrew #7489)
properly, to spoil (literally, by breaking to pieces); figuratively, to make (or be) good for nothing, i.e. bad (physically, socially or morally)
KJV usage: afflict, associate selves (by mistake for 7462), break (down, in pieces), + displease, (be, bring, do) evil (doer, entreat, man), show self friendly (by mistake for 7462), do harm, (do) hurt, (behave self, deal) ill, X indeed, do mischief, punish, still, vex, (do) wicked (doer, -ly), be (deal, do) worse.
Pronounce: raw-ah'
Origin: a primitive root
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Cross References

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Ethiopian.
Jer. 2:22,30• 22For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord God.
30In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
(Jer. 2:22,30)
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Jer. 5:3• 3O Lord, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return. (Jer. 5:3)
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Jer. 6:29‑30• 29The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.
30Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the Lord hath rejected them.
(Jer. 6:29‑30)
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Jer. 17:9• 9The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? (Jer. 17:9)
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Prov. 27:22• 22Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him. (Prov. 27:22)
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Isa. 1:5• 5Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. (Isa. 1:5)
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Matt. 19:24‑28• 24And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
25When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?
26But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
27Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
28And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
(Matt. 19:24‑28)
accustomed.
Heb. taught.

J. N. Darby Translation

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Can an Ethiopianc change his skin, or a leopard his spots? Then may ye also do good, who are accustomed to do evil.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "Cushite."