Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Because I know that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow bronze;

New American Standard Bible

"Because I know that you are obstinate, And your neck is an iron sinew And your forehead bronze,

King James Version

Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

Holman Bible

Because I know that you are stubborn,
and your neck is iron
and your forehead bronze,

International Standard Version

Because I knew that you are obstinate, and because your neck is an iron sinew, and your forehead is bronze,

A Conservative Version

Because I knew that thou are obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass,

American Standard Version

Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

Amplified

Because I knew that you were obstinate, and your neck was an iron sinew and your brow was brass,

Bible in Basic English

Because I saw that your heart was hard, and that your neck was an iron cord, and your brow brass;

Darby Translation

Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass,

Julia Smith Translation

From my knowledge that thou wert hard, and thy neck an iron sinew, and thy forehead of brass:

King James 2000

Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, and your brow bronze;

Lexham Expanded Bible

because {I know} that you [are] obstinate, and your neck an iron sinew, and your forehead bronze.

Modern King James verseion

Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew and your brow bronze.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Howbeit, I knew that thou art obstinate, and that thy neck hath an iron vein, and thy brow is of brass.

NET Bible

I did this because I know how stubborn you are. Your neck muscles are like iron and your forehead like bronze.

New Heart English Bible

Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, and your brow brass;

The Emphasized Bible

Because I knew that - Obstinate, thou wast, - And, a sinew of iron, was thy neck, And thy brow, brazen,

Webster

Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

World English Bible

Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, and your brow brass;

Youngs Literal Translation

From my knowing that thou art obstinate, And a sinew of iron thy neck, And thy forehead brass,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

and thy neck
ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

is an iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

גּיד 
Giyd 
Usage: 7

and thy brow
מצח 
metsach 
Usage: 13

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh Refines Stubborn Israel

3 That which happened, I have already declared many days ago; and it went forth out of my mouth, and I published it; I did it suddenly, and it came to pass. 4 Because I know that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow bronze; 5 I have already declared it many days ago; before it came to pass I showed it to thee: lest thou should say, My idol has done it, my graven image, and my molten image, has commanded these things.


Cross References

Exodus 32:9

The LORD further said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and for certain it is a stiffnecked people.

Deuteronomy 31:27

For I know thy rebellion and thy stiff neck; behold, while I am yet alive with you today, ye are rebels against the LORD, and how much more after my death?

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.

2 Chronicles 36:13

He rebelled, likewise, against King Nebuchadnezzar, unto whom he had sworn by God; but he stiffened his neck and hardened his heart from turning unto the LORD God of Israel.

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed and that without remedy.

Exodus 33:3

Unto the land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiffnecked people lest I consume thee in the way.

Exodus 33:5

For the LORD had said unto Moses, Say unto the sons of Israel, Ye are a stiffnecked people; I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment and consume thee; therefore now put off thy ornaments from thee that I may know what to do unto thee.

Deuteronomy 10:16

Circumcise, therefore, the foreskin of your heart, and no longer be stiffnecked.

2 Kings 17:14

Notwithstanding, they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, who had never believed in the LORD their God.

2 Chronicles 30:8

Therefore, do not be stiffnecked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

But they and our fathers dealt proudly and hardened their necks and did not hearken unto thy commandments

Nehemiah 9:28

But after they had rest, they did evil again before thee; therefore, thou didst leave them in the hand of their enemies so that they had the dominion over them; yet when they returned and cried unto thee, thou didst hear them from the heavens; and many times didst thou deliver them according to thy mercies

Psalm 75:5

Do not lift up your horn on high; speak not with a stiff neck.

Psalm 78:8

and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that did not set their heart aright and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

Isaiah 46:12

Hearken unto me, ye hard of heart, that are far from righteousness;

Jeremiah 3:3

Therefore the rain has been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; and thou dost have a whore's forehead, thou dost refuse to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they did not feel it; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive chastisement; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.

Jeremiah 7:26

yet they did not hearken unto me, nor incline their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

Jeremiah 19:15

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts, God of Israel said: Behold, I bring upon this city and upon all her towns all the evil that I have spoken against her because they have hardened their necks that they might not hear my words.

Ezekiel 3:4-9

Then he said unto me, Son of man, go and enter into the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them.

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart made itself arrogant, and his spirit hardened itself in pride, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him:

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.

Romans 2:5

But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasures up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Hebrews 3:13

But exhort one another daily, while it is called Today, lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

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