Jeremiah 9:6
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New International Version
You live in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to acknowledge me," declares the LORD.

King James Bible
Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.

World English Bible
Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit, Through deceit they refused to know Me, An affirmation of Jehovah.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

habitation.

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying...

Jeremiah 18:18 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise...

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting...

Psalm 120:2-6 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue...

refuse.

Jeremiah 13:10 This evil people, which refuse to hear my words, which walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them...

Job 21:14,15 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways...

Proverbs 1:24,29 Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded...

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you...

John 3:19,20 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light...

Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind...

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Library
India's Ills and England's Sorrows
It would seem as if some men had been sent into this world for the very purpose of being the world's weepers. God's great house is thoroughly furnished with everything, everything that can express the thoughts and the emotions of the inhabitant, God hath made. I find in nature, plants to be everlasting weepers. There by the lonely brook, where the maiden cast away her life, the willow weeps for ever; and there in the grave yard where men lie slumbering till the trumpet of the archangel shall awaken
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857

Steadfast unto the End
[This chapter is based on the Second Epistle of Peter.] In the second letter addressed by peter to those who had obtained "like precious faith" with himself, the apostle sets forth the divine plan for the development of Christian character. He writes: "Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, according as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him that hath called us to glory
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
John 3:19
This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.

John 3:20
Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed.

1 Samuel 2:12
Eli's sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD.

Job 21:14
Yet they say to God, 'Leave us alone! We have no desire to know your ways.

Job 21:15
Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What would we gain by praying to him?'

Psalm 120:5
Woe to me that I dwell in Meshek, that I live among the tents of Kedar!

Psalm 120:6
Too long have I lived among those who hate peace.

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