Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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?

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

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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, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its 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 it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it? 10 I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes 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 hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Genesis 8:21

Yahweh smelled the pleasant aroma. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done.

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

Jeremiah 16:12

and you have done evil more than your fathers; for, behold, you walk every one after the stubbornness of his evil heart, so that you don't listen to me:

Genesis 6:5

Yahweh 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? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 53:1-3

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.

Proverbs 28:26

One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are dull of hearing, they have closed their eyes; or else perhaps they might perceive with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and should turn again; and I would heal them.'

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual sins, thefts, false testimony, and blasphemies.

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Hebrews 3:12

Beware, brothers, lest perhaps there be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;

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