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International Standard Version

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is 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?

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?

Darby Translation

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

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עקב 
`aqob 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jeremiah 17:9

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Images Jeremiah 17:9

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Context Readings

The Deceitful Heart

8 He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by a stream. He won't fear when the heat comes, and his leaves will be green. In a year of drought he won't be concerned, nor will he stop producing fruit." 9 "The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it? 10 I am the LORD who searches the heart, who tests the inner depths to give to each person according to what he deserves, according to the fruit of his deeds.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:3

There is a tragedy that infects everything that happens on earth: a common event happens to everyone. In fact, the hearts of human beings are full of evil. Madness remains in their hearts while they live, and afterwards they join the dead.

Mark 7:21-22

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Genesis 8:21

When the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, he told himself, "I will never again curse the land because of human beings even though human inclinations remain evil from youth nor will I destroy every living being ever again, as I've done.

Psalm 51:5

Indeed, in iniquity I was brought forth; in sin my mother conceived me.

Jeremiah 16:12

You have done even more evil than your ancestors, and each one of you is stubbornly following his own evil desires, refusing to listen to me.

Genesis 6:5

The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis.

Job 15:14-16

"What is mankind, that he can be blameless? Or does being born of a woman mean he'll be in the right?

Psalm 53:1-3

Fools say to themselves "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit iniquity; not one of them practices what is good.

Proverbs 28:26

Whoever trusts in himself is foolish, but whoever lives wisely will be kept safe.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart has become dull, and their ears are hard of hearing. They have shut their eyes so that they might not see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.'

Matthew 15:19

It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.

James 1:14-15

Instead, each person is tempted by his own desire, being lured and trapped by it.

Hebrews 3:12

See to it, my brothers, that no evil, unbelieving heart is found in any of you, as shown by your turning away from the living God.

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