Jeremiah 5:8

“They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They were as fed horses in the morning: euery one neighed after his neighbours wife:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They were well-fed lusty horses, Each one neighing after his neighbor's wife.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They were as fed horses roaming at large; every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They were full of desire, like horses after a meal of grain: everyone went after his neighbour's wife.
- Basic English Bible

[As] well fed horses, they roam about, every one neigheth after his neighbour's wife.
- Darby Bible

They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.
- Webster's Bible

They were as fed horses roaming at large: everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.
- World English Bible

Fed horses -- they have been early risers, Each to the wife of his neighbour they neigh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They are become as well-fed horses, lusty stallions; every one neigheth after his neighbour's wife.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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