Jeremiah 9:8 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Jeremiah 9:8, NIV: "Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors, but in their hearts they set traps for them."

Jeremiah 9:8, ESV: "Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully; with his mouth each speaks peace to his neighbor, but in his heart he plans an ambush for him."

Jeremiah 9:8, KJV: "Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait."

Jeremiah 9:8, NASB: "Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him."

Jeremiah 9:8, NLT: "For their tongues shoot lies like poisoned arrows. They speak friendly words to their neighbors while scheming in their heart to kill them."

Jeremiah 9:8, CSB: "Their tongues are deadly arrows -- they speak deception. With his mouth one speaks peaceably with his friend, but inwardly he sets up an ambush."

What does Jeremiah 9:8 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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