Why do you continue to make me angry with the work of your hands, turning incense into smoke-perfume to other gods in the land of Egypt where you have gone to live, that you may be cut off, and that you may be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth? Bible

Why do you.” The “Why do” is picked up from Jeremiah 44:7, because the force of the question is continued, but the run-on sentence is confusing in English.

Commentary for: Jeremiah 44:8