Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:
Because your ears were shut to my voice; no one gave attention to my out-stretched hand;
Take my teaching and be wise; do not let it go.
Need and shame will be the fate of him who is uncontrolled by training; but he who takes note of teaching will be honoured.
He who will not be controlled by training has no respect for his soul, but he who gives ear to teaching will get wisdom.
They are turned back to the sins of their fathers, who would not give ear to my words; they have gone after other gods and become their servants: the people of Israel and the people of Judah have not kept the agreement which I made with their fathers.
And she has gone against my orders by doing evil more than the nations, and against my rules more than the countries round her: for they have given up my orders, and as for my rules, they have not gone in the way of them.
But they would not give attention, turning their backs and stopping their ears from hearing;
While he was still talking, a bright cloud came over them: and a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my dearly loved Son, with whom I am well pleased; give ear to him.
This Moses, whom they would not have, saying, Who made you a ruler and a judge? him God sent to be a ruler and a saviour, by the hand of the angel whom he saw in the thorn-tree.
For this reason there is the more need for us to give attention to the things which have come to our ears, for fear that by chance we might be slipping away.
And with whom was he angry for forty years? was it not with those who did evil, who came to their deaths in the waste land?
A man who has gone against the law of Moses is put to death without pity on the word of two or three witnesses:
For if you are turned away from him, he will send them wandering again in the waste land; and you will be the cause of the destruction of all this people.
But if your heart is turned away and your ear is shut, and you go after those who would make you servants and worshippers of other gods:
This is what all the meeting of the people of the Lord has said, What is this wrong which you have done against the God of Israel, turning back this day from the Lord and building an altar for yourselves, and being false to the Lord?
2 Chronicles 7:19
But if you are turned away from me, and do not keep my orders and my laws which I have put before you, but go and make yourselves servants to other gods, giving them worship:
For the turning back of the simple from teaching will be the cause of their death, and the peace of the foolish will be their destruction.
2 Timothy 4:4
And shutting their ears to what is true, will be turned away to belief in foolish stories.
But if you do not give ear to me, and do not keep all these my laws;
Out of heaven itself his voice came to you, teaching you; and on earth he let you see his great fire; and his words came to your ears out of the heart of the fire.
And whoever does not give ear to my words which he will say in my name, will be responsible to me.
Because they have not given ear to my words, says the Lord, when I sent to them my servants the prophets, getting up early and sending them; but you did not give ear, says the Lord.
For I say to you that not one of those who were requested to come will have a taste of my feast.