Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - 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 extremely sick;
Who can understand it fully and know its secret motives?

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?

Darby Translation

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

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?

Interlinear

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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 become like a tree planted by waters, And, by a stream, shall he send out his roots, Neither shall he perceive when heat cometh, But, his leaf shall continue green: Even in a year of dearth, shall he not be anxious, Neither shall he cease from hearing fruit. 9 Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? 10 I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This was a misfortune in all that was done under the sun, that, one destiny, had they all, - yea also, the heart of the sons of men, was full of wickedness, and, madness, was in their heart, while they lived, and, after that, they went unto the dead.

Mark 7:21-22

For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 51:5

Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.

Jeremiah 16:12

And, ye, have done more wickedly than your fathers, - for look at you! walking every man after the stubbornness of his wicked heart, so as not to hearken unto me,

Genesis 6:5

Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;

Job 15:14-16

What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?

Psalm 53:1-3

The impious hath said in his heart, There is no God! They have acted corruptly, They have wrought abominable perversity, There is none that doeth good: -

Proverbs 28:26

He that trusteth his own heart, the same, is a dullard, but, he that walketh wisely, the same, shall be delivered.

Matthew 13:15

For the heart of this people hath become dense, and, with their ears, heavily have they heard, and, their eyes, have they closed, - lest, once they should see with their eyes, and, with their ears, should hear, and, with their hearts, should understand, and return; when I would certainly heal them.

Matthew 15:19

For, out of the heart, come forth wicked designs, - murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, profane speakings:

James 1:14-15

But, each one, is tempted, when, by his own coveting, he is drawn out and enticed,

Hebrews 3:12

Be taking heed, brethren, lest at any time, there shall be in any one of you, a wicked heart of unbelief, in revolting from a Living God.

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