Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.
And they heard not and inclined not their ear, and they went in the counsels in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and they shall be for behind and not before.
They turned back to the iniquities of their fathers before them who refused to hear my words; and they went after other gods to serve them: the house of Israel and the house of Judah brake my covenant which I cut out with their fathers.
And say to them, Because your fathers forsook me, says Jehovah, and went after other gods, and they will serve them and worship to them, and they forsook me, and my law they watched not;
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Behold me bringing to this city and upon all her cities all the evil which I spake against her, because they hardened their neck not to hear my word.
From my knowledge that thou wert hard, and thy neck an iron sinew, and thy forehead of brass:
And the house of Israel will rebel against me fit the desert: in my laws they went not, and my judgments they rejected, which a man shall do them and he lived in them: and my Sabbaths they profaned greatly and saying, To pour out my wrath upon them in the desert to finish them.'
And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.
A Man of reproofs hardening the neck, shall be suddenly broken, and no healing.
Be admonished, O Jerusalem, lest thy soul shall be alienated from thee; lest I shall set thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.
And they will turn to me the neck and not the face: and teaching them, and rising early and teaching, and they not hearing to receive instruction.
And I shall send to you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Turn ye back now each from his evil way, and make good your doings, and ye shall not go after other gods to serve them, and turn ye back to the land which I gave to you and to your fathers: and ye inclined not your ear and ye heard not to me.
And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt cast my words behind thee.
To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice and judgment, and uprightness;
And thou saidst, How did I hate instruction, and my heart despise reproofs
Receive my instruction and not silver and knowledge above tried gold.
I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; and her dwelling shall not be cut off, all that I reviewed over her but they rose early, they corrupted all their doings.
And this is the judgment, that light has come into the world, and men rather loved darkness than light, for their works were evil.