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Jeremiah 5:8

    Jeremiah 5:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They were as fed horses roaming at large; every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They were full of desire, like horses after a meal of grain: everyone went after his neighbour's wife.

    Webster's Revision

    They were as fed horses roaming at large; every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.

    World English Bible

    They were as fed horses roaming at large: everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 5:8

    After his neighbor's wife - This may have been literally true, as the abominations of idolatry, in which they were so deeply practiced, would necessarily produce such a state of things as that here mentioned.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 5:8

    In the morning - Render, they rove about. Some prefer, "(horses) from Mesech."