Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

New American Standard Bible

Yet they did not listen to Me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck; they did more evil than their fathers.

King James Version

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

Holman Bible

However, they wouldn’t listen to Me or pay attention but became obstinate; they did more evil than their ancestors.

International Standard Version

But they didn't listen to me, and they didn't pay attention. They stiffened their necks, and they did more evil than their ancestors.

A Conservative Version

Yet they hearkened not to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff. They did worse than their fathers.

American Standard Version

yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers.

Amplified

Yet they did not listen to Me and obey Me or bend their ear [to hear Me], but stiffened their neck; they did more evil and behaved worse than their fathers.

Bible in Basic English

But still they took no note and would not give ear, but they made their necks stiff, doing worse than their fathers.

Darby Translation

but they have not hearkened unto me, nor inclined their ear; and they have hardened their neck: they have done worse than their fathers.

Julia Smith Translation

And they heard not to me and they inclined not their ear, and they will harden their neck: they did evil above their fathers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yet they have not listened to me and they have not inclined their ear, but they have hardened their neck, they did more evil than their ancestors.

Modern King James verseion

Yet they did not listen to Me, nor bow down their ear, but hardened their neck. They did worse than their fathers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yet would they not hearken, nor offer me their ears; but were obstinate and worse than their fathers.

NET Bible

But your ancestors did not listen to me nor pay attention to me. They became obstinate and were more wicked than even their own forefathers.'"

New Heart English Bible

yet they did not listen to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers."

The Emphasized Bible

Yet they hearkened not unto me, Neither inclined their ear, - But stiffened their neck, They did more wickedly than their fathers.

Webster

Yet they hearkened not to me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

World English Bible

yet they didn't listen to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have not hearkened unto Me, Nor inclined their ear, and harden their neck, They have done evil above their fathers.

Interlinear

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

but hardened
קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Proclamation At The Gate Of The House Of Yahweh

25 Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt unto this day I have even sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them: 26  Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers. 27 Therefore you shall speak all these words unto them; but they will not hearken to you: you shall also call unto them; but they will not answer you.



Cross References

Jeremiah 16:12

And you have done worse than your fathers; for, behold, you walk everyone after the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken unto me:

2 Chronicles 30:8

Now be you not stiff-necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD, and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified forever: and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you.

Jeremiah 7:24

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil hearts, and went backward, and not forward.

Jeremiah 17:23

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

Jeremiah 19:15

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring upon this city and upon all her towns all the evil that I have pronounced against it, because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.

Matthew 23:32

Fill you up then the measure of your fathers.

2 Kings 17:14

Nevertheless they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like the neck of their fathers, that did not believe in the LORD their God.

2 Chronicles 33:10

And the LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not hearken.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

But they and our fathers acted presumptuously, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to your commandments,

Nehemiah 9:29

And testified against them, that you might bring them again unto your law: yet they acted presumptuously, and hearkened not unto your commandments, but sinned against your judgments, (which if a man does, he shall live in them;) and turned the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear.

Proverbs 29:1

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

Isaiah 48:4

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

Jeremiah 6:17

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Jeremiah 11:8

Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked everyone in the imagination of his evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them not.

Jeremiah 25:3

From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, even unto this day, that is the three and twentieth year, the word of the LORD has come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but you have not hearkened.

Jeremiah 25:7

Yet you have not hearkened unto me, says the LORD; that you might provoke me to anger with the works of your hands to your own harm.

Jeremiah 26:5

To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, and sending them, but you have not hearkened;

Jeremiah 29:19

Because they have not hearkened to my words, says the LORD, which I sent unto them by my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them; but you would not hear, says the LORD.

Jeremiah 34:14

At the end of seven years let you go every man his brother, a Hebrew, who has been sold unto you; and when he has served you six years, you shall let him go free from you: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.

Jeremiah 44:16

As for the word that you have spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto you.

Daniel 9:6

Neither have we hearkened unto your servants the prophets, who spoke in your name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land.

Matthew 21:38

But when the tenants saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us seize his inheritance.

Acts 7:51

You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do you.

Romans 2:5

But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart treasure up unto yourself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;

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