Evangelical Heritage Version
7 Even the stork in the sky knows her seasons.
The turtledove, the swift, and the thrush[a]
observe the right time for their migration.
But my people do not recognize
the just judgments of the Lord.
8 How can you say, “We are wise,
and the law of the Lord is with us,”
when in reality the lying pen of the scribes
has changed it into a lie?
9 Your wise men will be put to shame.
They will be shattered and captured.
Since they have rejected the word of the Lord,
what kind of wisdom do they have?
- Jeremiah 8:7 The precise identification of these species of birds is uncertain.