Jeremiah 17:9
Strong's Lexicon
The heart
הַלֵּ֛ב (hal·lêḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: 1) inner man, mind, will, heart, understanding 1a) inner part, midst 1a1) midst (of things) 1a2) heart (of man) 1a3) soul, heart (of man) 1a4) mind, knowledge, thinking, reflection, memory 1a5) inclination, resolution, determination (of will) 1a6) conscience 1a7) heart (of moral character) 1a8) as seat of appetites 1a9) as seat of emotions and passions 1a10) as seat of courage

[is] deceitful
עָקֹ֥ב (‘ā·qōḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6121: 1) deceitful, sly, insidious 1a) deceitful, sly, insidious, slippery 1b) foot-tracked 2) steep, hilly

above all things
מִכֹּ֖ל (mik·kōl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: 1) all, the whole 1a) all, the whole of 1b) any, each, every, anything 1c) totality, everything

and beyond cure
וְאָנֻ֣שׁ (wə·’ā·nuš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 605: 1) to be weak, sick, frail 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to be incurable 1a2) to be sick 1a3) desperate, incurable, desperately wicked, woeful, very sick (pass participle) (metaph.) 1b) (Niphal) to be sick

ה֑וּא ()
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: pron 3p s 1) he, she, it 1a) himself (with emphasis) 1b) resuming subj with emphasis 1c) (with minimum emphasis following predicate) 1d) (anticipating subj) 1e) (emphasising predicate) 1f) that, it (neuter) demons pron 2) that (with article)

who
מִ֖י ()
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: 1) who?, whose?, whom?, would that, whoever, whosoever

can understand it ?
יֵדָעֶֽנּוּ׃ (yê·ḏā·‘en·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: 1) to know 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to know 1a1a) to know, learn to know 1a1b) to perceive 1a1c) to perceive and see, find out and discern 1a1d) to discriminate, distinguish 1a1e) to know by experience 1a1f) to recognise, admit, acknowledge, confess 1a1g) to consider 1a2) to know, be acquainted with 1a3) to know (a person carnally) 1a4) to know how, be skilful in 1a5) to have knowledge, be wise 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be made known, be or become known, be revealed 1b2) to make oneself known 1b3) to be perceived 1b4) to be instructed 1c) (Piel) to cause to know 1d) (Poal) to cause to know 1e) (Pual) 1e1) to be known 1e2) known, one known, acquaintance (participle) 1f) (Hiphil) to make known, declare 1g) (Hophal) to be made known 1h) (Hithpael) to make oneself known, reveal oneself

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

Young's Literal Translation
Crooked [is] the heart above all things, And it [is] incurable—who doth know it?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The heart is more deceitful than  anything else,  and incurable  — who  can understand  it? 

New American Standard Bible
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

King James Bible
The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], and desperately wicked: who can know it?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

New Living Translation
"The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?

English Standard Version
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

New American Standard Bible
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The heart is more deceitful than anything else, and incurable--who can understand it?

International Standard Version
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable— who can know it?

NET Bible
The human mind is more deceitful than anything else. It is incurably bad. Who can understand it?

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Crooked is the heart above all things, And it is incurable -- who doth know it?








Cross References
Matthew 13:15
For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Mark 2:17
When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

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 glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

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

Ephesians 4:22
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

Genesis 8:21
And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

2 Samuel 11:15
And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten, and die.

Ecclesiastes 9:3
This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Isaiah 1:5
Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
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