Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

They wouldn’t listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

New American Standard Bible

"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

King James Version

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

International Standard Version

But they didn't listen, nor did they pay attention. They were determined not to listen and not to accept instruction.

A Conservative Version

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

American Standard Version

But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

Amplified

Yet they would not listen and obey or incline their ears; but they stiffened their necks, that they might not hear and might not receive instruction.

Bible in Basic English

But they gave no attention and would not give ear, but they made their necks stiff so that they might not give ear and might not get teaching.

Darby Translation

but they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but hardened their neck, that they might not hear nor receive instruction.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who did not hear, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive correction.

Julia Smith Translation

And they heard not, and they inclined not their ear, and they will harden their neck not to hear, and not to receive instruction.

King James 2000

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yet they did not listen, and they did not incline their ear, and they hardened their neck [so as] to not hear, nor to receive discipline.

Modern King James verseion

But they did not obey, nor bowed down their ear, but made their neck stiff, so that they might not hear nor receive instruction.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Howbeit, they obeyed me not, neither hearkened they unto me: but were obstinate and stubborn, and neither obeyed me, nor received my correction.

NET Bible

Your ancestors, however, did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or to respond to any discipline.'

New Heart English Bible

But they did not listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, - but stiffened their neck, that they might not hearken, neither receive correction.

Webster

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

World English Bible

But they didn't listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, And they stiffen their neck not to hear, And not to receive instruction.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Sabbath Day

22 You must not carry a load out of your houses on the Sabbath day or do any work, but you must consecrate the Sabbath day, just as I commanded your ancestors. 23 They wouldn’t listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline. 24 “However, if you listen to Me, says the Lord, and do not bring loads through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day and consecrate the Sabbath day and do no work on it,


Cross References

Jeremiah 11:10

They have returned to the sins of their ancestors who refused to obey My words and have followed other gods to worship them. The house of Israel and the house of Judah broke My covenant I made with their ancestors.

Jeremiah 19:15

“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘I am about to bring on this city—and on all its dependent villages—all the disaster that I spoke against it, for they have become obstinate, not obeying My words.’”

Proverbs 29:1

One who becomes stiff-necked,
after many reprimands
will be shattered instantly—
beyond recovery.

Acts 7:51

“You stiff-necked people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit; as your ancestors did, so do you.

Psalm 50:17

You hate instruction
and turn your back on My words.

Proverbs 1:3

for receiving wise instruction
in righteousness, justice, and integrity;

Proverbs 1:5

a wise man will listen and increase his learning,
and a discerning man will obtain guidance—

Proverbs 5:12

and you will say, “How I hated discipline,
and how my heart despised correction.

Proverbs 8:10

Accept my instruction instead of silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Isaiah 48:4

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

Jeremiah 6:8

Be warned, Jerusalem,
or I will turn away from you;
I will make you a desolation,
a land without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 7:24-26

Yet they didn’t listen or pay attention but followed their own advice and according to their own stubborn, evil heart. They went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 7:28

You must therefore declare to them: This is the nation that would not listen to the voice of the Lord their God and would not accept discipline. Truth has perished—it has disappeared from their mouths.

Jeremiah 16:11-12

Then you will answer them: Because your fathers abandoned Me”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and followed other gods, served them, and worshiped them. Indeed, they abandoned Me and did not keep My instruction.

Jeremiah 32:33

They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them time and time again, they do not listen and receive discipline.

Jeremiah 35:15

Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: Turn, each one from his evil way of life, and correct your actions. Stop following other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I gave you and your ancestors. But you would not pay attention or obey Me.

Ezekiel 20:13

“But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not follow My statutes and they rejected My ordinances—the person who does them will live by them. They also completely profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them in the wilderness to put an end to them.

Ezekiel 20:16

because they rejected My ordinances, profaned My Sabbaths, and did not follow My statutes. For their hearts went after their idols.

Ezekiel 20:21

“But the children rebelled against Me. They did not follow My statutes or carefully keep My ordinances—the person who does them will live by them. They also profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them and exhausting My anger against them in the wilderness.

Zephaniah 3:7

I thought: You will certainly fear Me
and accept correction.
Then her dwelling place
would not be cut off
based on all that I had allocated to her.
However, they became more corrupt
in all their actions.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear.

John 3:19-21

“This, then, is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.

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