Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Listen and give heed, do not be haughty,
For the Lord has spoken.

King James Version

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken.

Holman Bible

Listen and pay attention. Do not be proud,
for the Lord has spoken.

International Standard Version

Listen and pay attention! Don't be proud, for the LORD has spoken.

A Conservative Version

Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud, for LORD has spoken.

American Standard Version

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud; for Jehovah hath spoken.


Listen and pay close attention, do not be haughty and overconfident,
For the Lord has spoken [says Jeremiah].

Bible in Basic English

Give ear and let your ears be open; be not lifted up: for these are the words of the Lord.

Darby Translation

Hear ye, and give ear, be not lifted up; for Jehovah hath spoken.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye, and give ear; ye shall not be proud: for Jehovah spake.

King James 2000

Hear you, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD has spoken.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen, and pay attention, you must not be haughty, for Yahweh has spoken.

Modern King James verseion

Hear and give ear; do not be proud; for Jehovah has spoken.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be obedient, give ear, take no disdain at it, for it is the LORD himself that speaketh!

NET Bible

Then I said to the people of Judah, "Listen and pay attention! Do not be arrogant! For the Lord has spoken.

New Heart English Bible

"Hear, and give ear; do not be proud; for the LORD has spoken.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear ye and give ear, be not haughty, - For Yahweh, hath spoken.


Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken.

World English Bible

Hear, and give ear; don't be proud; for Yahweh has spoken.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, and give ear -- be not haughty, For Jehovah hath spoken.


Root Form
ye, and give ear
Usage: 42

be not proud
Usage: 34

for the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Linen Loincloth

14 I will dash them against each other, both the fathers and the sons together,” declares the Lord. “I will not show pity nor be sorry nor have compassion so as not to destroy them.”’” 15 Listen and give heed, do not be haughty,
For the Lord has spoken.
16 Give glory to the Lord your God,
Before He brings darkness
And before your feet stumble
On the dusky mountains,
And while you are hoping for light
He makes it into deep darkness,
And turns it into gloom.

Cross References

Isaiah 28:14-22

Therefore, hear the word of the Lord, O scoffers,
Who rule this people who are in Jerusalem,

Isaiah 42:23

Who among you will give ear to this?
Who will give heed and listen hereafter?

Jeremiah 26:15

Only know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood on yourselves, and on this city and on its inhabitants; for truly the Lord has sent me to you to speak all these words in your hearing.”

Joel 1:2

Hear this, O elders,
And listen, all inhabitants of the land.
Has anything like this happened in your days
Or in your fathers’ days?

Amos 7:15

But the Lord took me from following the flock and the Lord said to me, ‘Go prophesy to My people Israel.’

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered and said to them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.

Revelation 2:29

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

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