Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




Sweet to a man, may be the bread of falsehood, but, afterward, shall his mouth be filled with gravel.

Because ye have said - We have solemnised a covenant with death, And with hades, have we effected a vision, - The overflowing scourge when it sweepeth by, shall not reach unto us, For we have made lying our refuge. And in falsehood, have we hid ourselves,

For, her rich men, are full of violence, and, her inhabitants, have spoken falsehood, - and, their tongue, is deceitful in their mouth.


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.










Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.


Come now! ye that say - Today or To-morrow, we will journey unto this city here, and will spend there a year, and will trade and get gain, - Men who are not versed in the morrow - of what sort your life will be ; for ye are, a vapour - for a little, appearing, then, just disappearing! Instead of your saying - If, the Lord, be pleased, we shall both, live and do this or that; read more.
Whereas, now, are ye boasting in your pretensions: - All boasting like this, is, wicked,

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

For two wicked things, have my people committed, - Me, have they forsaken a fountain of living water, To hew out for themselves cisterns broken cisterns, that cannot hold water.

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

Yea, a knave, his weapons are wicked, - He, base schemes, hath devised To ruin the oppressed with speeches of falsehood Even when the needy pleadeth, for justice.


This was a misfortune in all that was done under the sun, that, one destiny, had they all, - yea also, the heart of the sons of men, was full of wickedness, and, madness, was in their heart, while they lived, and, after that, they went unto the dead.

Here was a misfortune I had seen under the sun, - a veritable mistake that was going forth from the presence of one who had power: Folly placed in great dignity, - while, the rich, in a low place, took their seat: I had seen, servants, upon horses, - and, rulers, walking like servants, on the ground.




Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.



Because, if our own heart condemn us, greater, is God, than our heart, and perceiveth all things.

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.



This was a misfortune in all that was done under the sun, that, one destiny, had they all, - yea also, the heart of the sons of men, was full of wickedness, and, madness, was in their heart, while they lived, and, after that, they went unto the dead.

Inasmuch as, having come to know God, not, as God, did they glorify him, or give him thanks, but were made fruitless in their reasonings, and darkened was their undiscerning heart, Professing to be wise, they were made foolish,





Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

For, before the eyes of Yahweh, are the ways of a man, - and, all his tracks, doth he consider:



Deliver thou such as are being led forth to death, and, them who are tottering to slaughter, oh that thou wouldst hold back! Though thou say, Lo! we knew not this, Shall not, he that proveth hearts, himself, discern? And, he that formeth thy soul, himself, know? and bring back to a son of earth according to his deed?

And, unto the messenger of the assembly, in Thyatira, write: - These things, saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like a flame of fire, and his feet like unto glowing copper: I know thy works, and thy love, and faith, and ministry, and endurance, - and that, thy last works, are more than the first. Nevertheless, I have against thee, that thou sufferest the woman Jezebel, she who calleth herself a prophetess, and is teaching and leading astray my own servants to commit lewdness and to eat idol-sacrifices; read more.
and I gave her time, that she might repent, and she willeth not to repent out of her lewdness. Lo! I cast her into a bed, and them who are committing adultery with her, into great tribulation, - except they repent out of her works; and, her children, will I slay with death; - and all the assemblies shall get to know, that, I, am he that searcheth reins and hearts, and will give unto you, each one, according to your works.



And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Wash from wickedness thy heart, O Jerusalem, That thou mayest be saved, - How long, shall lodge within thee thy wicked devices?

Now Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men, - then was kindled the anger of Eliab against David, and he said - Wherefore is it that thou hast come down? and to whom hast thou entrusted those few sheep in the wilderness? I, know thy pride, and the foolishness of thy heart, for, to see the battle, hast thou come down.


Because sentence against a wicked work is not executed speedily - on this account, the heart of the sons of men is fully set within them, to commit wickedness.





This was a misfortune in all that was done under the sun, that, one destiny, had they all, - yea also, the heart of the sons of men, was full of wickedness, and, madness, was in their heart, while they lived, and, after that, they went unto the dead.

Thine own way And thine own doings, Have done these things unto thee, - This thy wickedness, Surely it is bitter, Surely it hath reached unto thy heart.













Because, if our own heart condemn us, greater, is God, than our heart, and perceiveth all things.

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.



Inasmuch as, having come to know God, not, as God, did they glorify him, or give him thanks, but were made fruitless in their reasonings, and darkened was their undiscerning heart, Professing to be wise, they were made foolish,








And I will bring the third into the fire, and will smelt them as one smelteth silver, and will try them, as one trieth gold, - It, will call upon my name, and, I, will answer it, and will say, My people, it is! and, it, will say, Yahweh, is my God!


Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

But I know, O my God, that, thou, art proving the heart, and, with uprightness, wilt thou be pleased, - I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these things, now, therefore, thy people who are found here, have I seen with joy, offering willingly unto thee.


Let the wrong of the lawless, I pray thee, come to an end, and establish thou him that is righteous, - for, a trier of hearts and reins, is God the righteous one.

Yahweh, is in his holy temple As for Yahweh, in the heavens, is his throne, His eyes, behold - His eyelashes test the sons of men. Yahweh, putteth, the righteous, to the test, - But the lawless one and the lover of violence, his soul doth hate.


And, any man, who taketh a woman and her mother, wickedness, it is, - in fire, shall both he and they be consumed, that wickedness be not in your midst.

Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it? I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

The shame of a woman, and of her daughter, shalt thou not uncover, - neither the daughter of her son nor the laughter of her daughter, shalt thou take, to uncover her shame, near of kin, they are, wickedness, it is.