Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 9:1-6

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Jeremiah 9:1-6

NRS 1 O that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so that I might weep day and night for the slain of my poor people! NIV 1 Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people. NRS 2 O that I had in the desert a traveler's lodging place, that I might leave my people and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, a band of traitors. NIV 2 Oh, that I had in the desert a lodging place for travelers, so that I might leave my people and go away from them; for they are all adulterers, a crowd of unfaithful people. NRS 3 They bend their tongues like bows; they have grown strong in the land for falsehood, and not for truth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know me, says the Lord. NIV 3 "They make ready their tongue like a bow, to shoot lies; it is not by truth that they triumph in the land. They go from one sin to another; they do not acknowledge me," declares the LORD. NRS 4 Beware of your neighbors, and put no trust in any of your kin; for all your kin are supplanters, and every neighbor goes around like a slanderer. NIV 4 "Beware of your friends; do not trust your brothers. For every brother is a deceiver, and every friend a slanderer. NRS 5 They all deceive their neighbors, and no one speaks the truth; they have taught their tongues to speak lies; they commit iniquity and are too weary to repent. NIV 5 Friend deceives friend, and no one speaks the truth. They have taught their tongues to lie; they weary themselves with sinning. NRS 6 Oppression upon oppression, deceit upon deceit! They refuse to know me, says the Lord. NIV 6 You live in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to acknowledge me," declares the LORD.