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Bible in Basic English

And they have been turning their backs and not their faces to me: and though I was their teacher, getting up early and teaching them, their ears were not open to teaching.

New American Standard Bible

They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.

King James Version

And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

They have turned their backs to me rather than their faces. Even though I taught them, teaching them again and again, they didn't listen to accept correction.

A Conservative Version

And they have turned the back to me, and not the face. And though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

American Standard Version

And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

Amplified

They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them repeatedly, yet they would not listen and receive instruction.

Darby Translation

And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face; and though I taught them, rising early and teaching, they hearkened not to receive instruction.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they have turned to me [their] backs and not [their] faces, though {I have taught them over and over again}, but they [were] not listening to accept discipline.

Modern King James verseion

And they have turned the back to Me, and not the face; though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When I stood up early, and taught them and instructed them, they turned their backs to me, and not their faces.

NET Bible

They have turned away from me instead of turning to me. I tried over and over again to instruct them, but they did not listen and respond to correction.

New Heart English Bible

They have turned to me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus have they turned unto me the back, and not the face, - Though I instructed them, betimes, instructing them, Yet have they not been hearkening, to receive correction;

Webster

And they have turned to me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

World English Bible

They have turned to me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they turn unto Me the neck, and not the face, and teaching them, rising early and teaching, and they are not hearkening to accept instruction.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

unto me the back
ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

and not the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

to receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jeremiah Buys A Field

32 Because of all the evil of the children of Israel and of the children of Judah, which they have done to make me angry, they and their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem. 33 And they have been turning their backs and not their faces to me: and though I was their teacher, getting up early and teaching them, their ears were not open to teaching. 34 But they put their disgusting images into the house which is named by my name, making it unclean.



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:27

Who say to a tree, You are my father; and to a stone, You have given me life: for their backs have been turned to me, not their faces: but in the time of their trouble they will say, Up! and be our saviour.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because you have done all these works, says the Lord, and I sent my word to you, getting up early and sending, but you did not give ear; and my voice came to you, but you gave no answer:

Ezekiel 8:16

And he took me into the inner square of the Lord's house, and at the door of the Temple of the Lord, between the covered way and the altar, there were about twenty-five men with their backs turned to the Temple of the Lord and their faces turned to the east; and they were worshipping the sun, turning to the east.

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

And the Lord, the God of their fathers, sent word to them by his servants, sending early and frequently, because he had pity on his people and on his living-place;

Jeremiah 7:24

But they took no note and did not give ear, but were guided by the thoughts and the pride of their evil hearts, going back and not forward.

Jeremiah 26:5

And give ear to the words of my servants the prophets whom I send to you, getting up early and sending them, though you gave no attention;

Jeremiah 35:15

And I have sent you all my servants the prophets, getting up early and sending them, saying, Come back, now, every man from his evil way, and do better, and go not after other gods to become their servants, and you will go on living in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but your ears have not been open, and you have not given attention to me.

John 8:2

And early in the morning he came again into the Temple and all the people came to him and he was seated teaching them.

Jeremiah 18:17

I will send them in flight, as from an east wind, before the attacker; I will let them see my back and not my face on the day of their downfall.

Jeremiah 25:3-4

From the thirteenth year of Josiah, the son of Amon, king of Judah, even till this day, for twenty-three years, the word of the Lord has been coming to me, and I have given it to you, getting up early and talking to you; but you have not given ear.

Jeremiah 44:4

And I sent all my servants the prophets to you, getting up early and sending them, saying, Do not do this disgusting thing which is hated by me.

Hosea 11:2

When I sent for them, then they went away from me; they made offerings to the Baals, burning perfumes to images.

Zechariah 7:11

But they would not give attention, turning their backs and stopping their ears from hearing;

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