Jeremiah 9:3-9 World English Bible (WEB)
3 They bend their tongue, as their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don’t know me, says Yahweh. 4 Take heed everyone of his neighbor, and don’t trust in any brother; for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will go about with slanders. 5 They will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity. 6 Your habitation is in the middle of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says Yahweh. 7 Therefore Yahweh of Armies says, Behold, I will melt them, and try them; for how should I deal with the daughter of my people? 8 Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays wait for him. 9 Shall I not visit them for these things? says Yahweh; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Jeremiah 9:3-9 New International Version (NIV)
3 “They make ready their tongue
7 Therefore this is what the Lord Almighty says:
“See, I will refine and test them,