Jeremiah 17:9
Good News Translation
"Who can understand the human heart? There is nothing else so deceitful; it is too sick to be healed.

Contemporary English Version
You people of Judah are so deceitful that you even fool yourselves, and you can't change.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?

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The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?

Jeremiah 16:12 And you also have done worse than your fathers: for behold every one of you walketh after the perverseness of his evil heart, so as not to hearken to me.

Genesis 6:5 And God seeing that the wickedness of men was great on the earth, and that all the thought of their heart was bent upon evil at all times,

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Job 15:14-16 What is man that he should be without spot, and he that is born of a woman that he should appear just? . . .

Psalm 51:5 For behold I was conceived in iniquities; and in sins did my mother conceive me.

Psalm 53:1-3 Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good. . . .

Proverbs 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart, is a fool: but he that walketh wisely, he shall be saved.

Ecclesiastes 9:3 This is a very great evil among all things that are done under the sun, that the same things happen to all men: whereby also the hearts of the children of men are filled with evil, and with contempt while they live, and afterwards they shall be brought down to hell.

Matthew 15:19 For from the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Mark 7:21,22 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, . . .

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God.

James 1:14,15 But every man is tempted by his own concupiscence, being drawn away and allured. . . .

Context
The Sin and Punishment of Judah
8And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit. 9The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?10I am the Lord who search the heart, and prove the reins: who give to every one according to his way, and according to the fruit of his devices.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:15
For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Mark 2:17
Jesus hearing this, saith to them: They that are well have no need of a physician, but they that are sick. For I came not to call the just, but sinners.

Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Mark 7:22
Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness.

Romans 1:21
Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 7:11
For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, seduced me: and by it killed me.

Ephesians 4:22
To put off, according to former conversation, the old man, who is corrupted according to the desire of error.

Genesis 8:21
And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

2 Samuel 11:15
Writing in the letter: Set ye Urias in the front of the battle, where the fight is strongest: and leave ye him, that he may be wounded and die.

Ecclesiastes 9:3
This is a very great evil among all things that are done under the sun, that the same things happen to all men: whereby also the hearts of the children of men are filled with evil, and with contempt while they live, and afterwards they shall be brought down to hell.

Isaiah 1:5
For what shall I strike you any more, you that increase transgression? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart is sad.

Isaiah 1:6
From the sole of the foot unto the top of the head, there is no soundness therein: wounds and bruises and swelling sores: they are not bound up, nor dressed, nor fomented with oil.

Isaiah 6:10
Blind the heart of this people, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes: lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.

Additional Translations
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure—who can understand it?The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

The heart is deep beyond all things, and it is the man, and who can know him?

The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it?

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is desperately sick: who can know it?

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Crooked is the heart above all things, And it is incurable -- who doth know it?
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