Jeremiah 17:5

“Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arme, and whose heart departeth from the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is what the Lord has said: Cursed is the man who puts his faith in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart is turned away from the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that confideth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Thus says Yahweh: Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Thus said Jehovah: Cursed [is] the man who doth trust in man, And hath made flesh his arm, And from Jehovah whose heart turneth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus saith the LORD: Cursed is the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 17

  • Lilian
    Blessed is the Man who trust in the Lord for they shall see the glory of God Thank you Jesus for your words everyday thank you for your love mercy and grace that follows me all the days of my life. I will praise and worship you alone for you are worthy Amen
  • J.C.Law
    Trust in him, and live holy..
  • I AM
    Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? Do not I fill heaven and earth?
  • Jason
    I believe Jeremiah Hilkiah wrote the book of Jeremiah. At least this is what we've been taught.
  • Tilda
    hallelujah,trusting in the Lord is full expression of your faith in Him.Now trusting in the Lord carries both a blessing and a reward for the word of God says but it is difficult to please the Lord without faith,for those who come to Him should believe that He is and a rewarder to all those who dilligently seek Him.Trust in the Lord and He will strengthen you.bless you and reward you.GLORY TO JESUS
  • Richard
    To me this is telling me to trust only in God.

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