Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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?

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 as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. 9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? 10 I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Mark 7:21-22

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

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Jeremiah 16:12

And ye have done worse than your fathers; for, behold, ye walk every one after the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken unto me:

Genesis 6:5

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Job 15:14-16

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

Psalm 53:1-3

{To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, A Psalm of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

Proverbs 28:26

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

Matthew 13:15

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

James 1:14-15

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

Hebrews 3:12

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.

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