Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing.

New American Standard Bible

“Everyone deceives his neighbor
And does not speak the truth,
They have taught their tongue to speak lies;
They weary themselves committing iniquity.

King James Version

And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Holman Bible

Each one betrays his friend;
no one tells the truth.
They have taught their tongues to speak lies;
they wear themselves out doing wrong.

International Standard Version

People deceive their friends, and they don't tell the truth. They have taught their tongues to tell lies. They exhaust themselves practicing evil.

A Conservative Version

And they will deceive each one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth. They have taught their tongue to speak lies. They weary themselves to commit iniquity.

American Standard Version

And they will deceive every one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Amplified

And they deceive and mock every one his neighbor and do not speak the truth. They have taught their tongues to speak lies; they weary themselves committing iniquity.

Bible in Basic English

Everyone will make sport of his neighbour with deceit, not saying what is true: their tongues have been trained to say false words; they are twisted, hating to come back.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will mock, a man upon his neighbor, and they will not speak the truth: they taught their tongue to speak falsehood, they wearied themselves to sin.

King James 2000

And they will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And everyone deceives his neighbor, and they do not speak [the] truth, they have taught their tongues to speak lies, they are tired [from] going astray.

Modern King James verseion

And everyone will deceive his neighbor and will not speak the truth; they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, one dissesembleth with another, and they deal with no truth. They have practiced their tongues to lie, and taken great pains to do mischief.

NET Bible

One friend deceives another and no one tells the truth. These people have trained themselves to tell lies. They do wrong and are unable to repent.

New Heart English Bible

They will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, every one, of his neighbour, maketh a dupe, And, truth, they do not speak, - They have taught their tongue to speak falsehood, In acting perversely, they have wearied themselves.

Webster

And they will deceive every one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

World English Bible

They will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

And each at his friend they mock, And truth they do not speak, They taught their tongue to speak falsehood, To commit iniquity they have laboured.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
התל 
Hathal 
Usage: 10

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and will not speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

to speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

and weary
לאה 
La'ah 
Usage: 19

Images Jeremiah 9:5

Prayers for Jeremiah 9:5

Context Readings

A Nation Characterized By Deceit

4 Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander. 5 And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing. 6 Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.



Cross References

Micah 6:12

For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Genesis 19:11

And they smote the men that were at the entrance of the house with blindness, from the smallest to the greatest; and they wearied themselves to find the entrance.

Job 11:3

Should thy fictions make men hold their peace? and shouldest thou mock, and no one make thee ashamed?

Job 15:5

For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou hast chosen the tongue of the crafty.

Psalm 7:14

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, yea, he hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood:

Psalm 50:19

Thou lettest thy mouth loose to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit;

Psalm 64:3

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrow, a bitter word;

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.

Isaiah 5:18

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as with cart-ropes!

Isaiah 41:6-7

They helped every one his neighbour, and each said to his brother, Take courage.

Isaiah 44:12-14

The iron-smith hath a chisel, and he worketh in the coals, and he fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with his strong arm; but he is hungry, and his strength faileth; he hath not drunk water, and he is faint.

Isaiah 57:10

Thou wast wearied by the multitude of thy ways; but thou saidst not, It is of no avail. Thou didst find a quickening of thy strength; therefore thou wast not sick of it.

Isaiah 59:13-15

in transgressing and lying against Jehovah, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a murderous arrow; it speaketh deceit. A man speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth his ambush.

Ezekiel 24:12

She hath exhausted her labours, yet her great rust goeth not forth out of her: let her rust be in the fire.

Micah 6:3

O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain?

Ephesians 4:25

Wherefore, having put off falsehood, speak truth every one with his neighbour, because we are members one of another.

1 Timothy 4:2

speaking lies in hypocrisy, cauterised as to their own conscience,

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