King James Version
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.
Darby Bible Translation
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee, even they have cried aloud after thee. Believe them not, though they speak good words unto thee.
World English Bible
For even your brothers, and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; even they have cried aloud after you: don't believe them, though they speak beautiful words to you.
Young's Literal Translation
For even thy brethren and the house of thy father, Even they dealt treacherously against thee, Even they -- they called after thee fully, Trust not in them, when they speak to thee good things.
Jeremiah 12:6 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
they have called...: or, they cried after thee fully
fair...: Heb. good things
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.Jeremiah 12:6 Parallel Commentaries
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And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.
My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;
They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children.
When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
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