Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it?

New American Standard Bible

"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

King James Version

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Holman Bible

The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

International Standard Version

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

A Conservative Version

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt. Who can know it?

American Standard Version

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Amplified

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly perverse and corrupt and severely, mortally sick! Who can know it [perceive, understand, be acquainted with his own heart and mind]?

Bible in Basic English

The heart is a twisted thing, not to be searched out by man: who is able to have knowledge of it?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked; who shall know it?

Julia Smith Translation

The heart is deceitful above all, and man himself, who shall know him?

King James 2000

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

The heart [is] deceitful more than anything else, and it [is] disastrous. Who can understand it?

Modern King James verseion

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Among all things living, man hath the most deceitful and unsearchable heart. Who shall then know it?

NET Bible

The human mind is more deceitful than anything else. It is incurably bad. Who can understand it?

New Heart English Bible

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

The Emphasized Bible

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it?

Webster

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

World English Bible

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Youngs Literal Translation

Crooked is the heart above all things, And it is incurable -- who doth know it?

Verse Picture

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עקב 
`aqob 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jeremiah 17:9

Devotionals containing Jeremiah 17:9

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Images Jeremiah 17:9

Prayers for Jeremiah 17:9

Context Readings

The Deceitful Heart

8 For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out its roots by the stream, and he shall not see when heat cometh, but his leaf shall be green; and in the year of drought he shall not be careful, neither shall he cease to yield fruit. 9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it? 10 I Jehovah search the heart, I try the reins, even to give each one according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 51:5

Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Jeremiah 16:12

and you, ye have done still worse than your fathers; and there ye are walking every one after the stubbornness of his evil heart, not to hearken unto me:

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 53:1-3

{To the chief Musician. On Mahalath: an instruction. Of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God! They have corrupted themselves, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

Proverbs 28:26

He that confideth in his own heart is a fool; but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Matthew 13:15

for the heart of this people has grown fat, and they have heard heavily with their ears, and they have closed their eyes as asleep, lest they should see with the eyes, and hear with the ears, and understand with the heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;

James 1:14-15

But every one is tempted, drawn away, and enticed by his own lust;

Hebrews 3:12

See, brethren, lest there be in any one of you a wicked heart of unbelief, in turning away from the living God.

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