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Jeremiah 9:5

    Jeremiah 9:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Jeremiah 9:5

    Iniquity - Sin; wickedness; evil.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 9:5

    And weary themselves to commit iniquity - O, what a drudgery is sin! and how much labor must a man take in order to get to hell! The tenth part of it, in working together with God, would bring him to the gate of glory.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 9:5

    9:5 Weary - They use industry, and contrivance in it, they spare no labour.