Parallel Verses

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.

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


“Everyone deceives and mocks his neighbor
And does not speak the truth.
They have taught their tongue to speak lies;
They exhaust themselves with sin and cruelty.

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.

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.

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 Watch ye each from his neighbor, and to any brother ye shall not trust, for every brother deceiving, will deceive, and every neighbor will go tale-bearing. 5 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. 6 Thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit; by deceit they refused to know me, says Jehovah.



Cross References

Micah 6:12

For her rich ones were full of violence, and her inhabitants spake falsehood, and their tongue of deceit in their mouth.

Genesis 19:11

And the men which were at the door of the house, they struck with blindness, from small to great: and they will be wearied to find the door.

Job 11:3

Shall thy empty talks cause men to be silent? and wilt thou deride and none making ashamed?

Job 15:5

For thy mouth will accustom itself to thine iniquity, and thou wilt choose the tongue of the crafty.

Psalm 7:14

Behold, lie will bring forth vanity, and he conceived trouble, and he will bring forth falsehood.

Psalm 50:19

Thou sentest thy month into evil, and thy tongue will contrive deceit

Psalm 64:3

Who sharpened as a sword their tongue, they bent their arrows a bitter word:

Psalm 140:3

They sharpened their tongue as a serpent; the poison of asps under their lips. Silence,

Proverbs 4:16

For they slept not, if they shall not do evil; and their sleep was taken away, if they shall not cause to falter.

Isaiah 5:18

Wo to those drawing iniquity with cords of evil, and sin as the cords of a wagon:

Isaiah 41:6-7

They will help a man his neighbor, and he will say to his brother, Be strong.

Isaiah 44:12-14

The workman of iron with an axe also worked with coal, and he will cleave it with hammers, and will work with the arm of his strength: also he hungered and no strength: he drank not water and was wearied.

Isaiah 57:10

In the abundance of thy way thou wert wearied; thou midst, Not to give over; thou didst find the living of thy hand; for this, thou wert not pained.

Isaiah 59:13-15

Transgressing and lying against Jehovah, and departing from after our God, speaking violence and apostasy, they conceived and muttered from the heart words of falsehood.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they will bend their tongue, their bow, a lie: and they were not strong for faithfulness upon the land; for from evil to evil they went forth, and they knew me not, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue a deadly arrow, speaking deceit; in his mouth he will speak peace to his neighbor, and be will lay his wait in his midst

Ezekiel 24:12

She was wearied with labors, and her great rust shall not go forth from her: in the fire her rust

Micah 6:3

My people, what did I to thee? and in what did I weary thee? answer to me.

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not from Jehovah of armies, and the peoples shall labor in a sufficiency of fire, and the peoples shall be wearied in a sufficiency of emptiness?

Ephesians 4:25

Wherefore falsehood ye having put away, speak the truth each with his neighbor: for ye are members one of another.

1 Timothy 4:2

In the hypocrisy of speaking falsely; burned with a hot iron in their own consciousness;

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