Jeremiah 9:1-6 NLT

1 a If only my head were a pool of water and my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night for all my people who have been slaughtered.

References for Jeremiah 9:1

    • 9:1 - Verse 9:1 is numbered 8:23 in Hebrew text.
      2 b Oh, that I could go away and forget my people and live in a travelers’ shack in the desert. For they are all adulterers— a pack of treacherous liars.

      References for Jeremiah 9:2

        • 9:2 - Verses 9:2-26 are numbered 9:1-25 in Hebrew text.
          3 “My people bend their tongues like bows to shoot out lies. They refuse to stand up for the truth. They only go from bad to worse. They do not know me,” says the .
          4 “Beware of your neighbor! Don’t even trust your brother! For brother takes advantage of brother, and friend slanders friend.
          5 They all fool and defraud each other; no one tells the truth. With practiced tongues they tell lies; they wear themselves out with all their sinning.
          6 They pile lie upon lie and utterly refuse to acknowledge me,” says the .