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Jeremiah 9:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thine habitation [is] in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Your dwelling is in the midst of deceit; Through deceit they refuse to know Me,” declares the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thy habitation [is] in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thy dwelling, is in the midst of deceit,—Through deceit, have they rejected the knowledge of, me, Declareth Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— thy dwelling [is] in the midst of deceit, Through deceit they refused to know Me, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit: through deceit they have refused to know me, saith the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thine habitation [is] in the middest of deceit, through deceit they refuse to know me, sayth the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [There is] usury upon usury, and deceit upon deceit: they would not know me, saith the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thine habitation [is] in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thine habitation 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
[is] in the midst 8432
{8432} Prime
תָּוֶךְ
tavek
{taw'-vek}
From an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, that is, (by implication) the centre.
of deceit; 4820
{4820} Prime
מִרְמָה
mirmah
{meer-maw'}
From H7411 in the sense of deceiving; fraud.
through deceit 4820
{4820} Prime
מִרְמָה
mirmah
{meer-maw'}
From H7411 in the sense of deceiving; fraud.
they refuse 3985
{3985} Prime
מָאֵן
ma'en
{maw-ane'}
A primitive root; to refuse.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
to know 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
me, saith 5002
{5002} Prime
נְאֻם
n@'um
{neh-oom'}
From H5001; an oracle.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 9:6

_ _ Thine — God addresses Jeremiah, who dwelt in the midst of deceitful men.

_ _ refuse to know me — Their ignorance of God is willful (Jeremiah 9:3; Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 5:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 9:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 9:6

Thy habitation [is] in the midst of deceit; (g) through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.

(g) They would rather have forsaken God than left their wicked trade.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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], Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
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, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
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, [saying], Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Psalms 120:2-6 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, [and] from a deceitful tongue. ... My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.

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, and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle, which is good for nothing.
Job 21:14-15 Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. ... What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Proverbs 1:24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
Proverbs 1:29 For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
John 3:19-20 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. ... For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak [this] to your shame.
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Jb 21:14. Ps 120:2. Pv 1:24, 29. Jr 11:19; 13:10; 18:18; 20:10. Ho 4:6. Jn 3:19. Ro 1:28. 1Co 15:34.

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