Jeremiah 5 :8

Jeremiah 5 :8 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

Definitions for Jeremiah 5 :8

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's Commentary on Jeremiah 5 :8

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

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 5 :8

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