Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Because I called and ye will refuse; I stretched forth my hands, and none attending;

New American Standard Bible

“Because I called and you refused,
I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

King James Version

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Holman Bible

Since I called out and you refused,
extended my hand and no one paid attention,

International Standard Version

"Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention

A Conservative Version

Because I have called, and ye have refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man has regarded,

American Standard Version

Because I have called, and ye have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man hath regarded;

Amplified


“Because I called and you refused [to answer],
I stretched out my hand and no one has paid attention [to my offer];

Bible in Basic English

Because your ears were shut to my voice; no one gave attention to my out-stretched hand;

Darby Translation

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

King James 2000

Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because I called out and you refused me, I stretched out my hand, yet there is none who heeds.

Modern King James verseion

Because I called, and you refused; I stretched out my hand, and no one paid attention;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Seeing then that I have called, and ye refused it: I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded it,

NET Bible

However, because I called but you refused to listen, because I stretched out my hand but no one paid attention,

New Heart English Bible

Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention;

The Emphasized Bible

Because I called, and ye refused, I stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Webster

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

World English Bible

Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention;

Youngs Literal Translation

Because I have called, and ye refuse, I stretched out my hand, and none is attending,

Themes

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Rejection by God

The call of God » Most reject

divine Call » Heal persecution of » Refused

Calling » The reward for not answering the calls of wisdom

Counsel » Rejected

Despisement » The reward for despising wisdom

Evil » Who shall not have evil upon them

Fear » Who shall not be afraid

Fear » Those that do not fear the lord

Fear of God » Guilty

Finding » Who shall not find wisdom

God » Mysteries of » Rejected

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Refused by men

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Divine pleadings

Hate » The reward for hating knowledge

Hearing » Those that hear wisdom

Holy spirit » Withdrawn from incorrigible sinners

Impenitence » Warnings against

Judgments » Are sent, as punishment for » Despising the warnings of God

King » Demanded by israel

Knowledge » The reward for hating knowledge

Opportunity » The measure of responsibility

Opportunity » Lost, by indifference or neglect » Responsibility according to

Prayer, answers to » Denied to those who » Reject the call of God

Punishment » Delayed

Rejected » Christ » God

Rejection » Of Christ » Of God

Repentance » Exhortation to

Reproof » Who despises reproof

Safety » Who shall be safe

Self-will » Exhibited in » Refusing to listen to God

Self-will and stubbornness » Exhibited in » Refusing to hearken to God

The lord seeking that which was lost » Who shall not find wisdom when they seek it

Wisdom » Those that hear wisdom

Wisdom » The reward for despising wisdom

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and ye refused
מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

my hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

The Call Of Lady Wisdom

23 Ye shall turn back at my reproofs: behold, I will pour forth my spirit to you, I will make known my words to you. 24 Because I called and ye will refuse; I stretched forth my hands, and none attending; 25 And ye will reject all my counsels, and ye desired not my reproofs:


Cross References

Isaiah 65:12

And I numbered you to the sword, and ye all shall bend to the slaughter, because I called, and ye answered not: I spake and ye heard not; and ye will do evil in mine eyes, and in what I delighted not, ye chose.

Isaiah 66:4

Also I will choose upon their vexations, and I will bring their fears to them; for I called, and none answered; I spake, and they heard not: and they will do evil in mine eyes, and in what I delighted not, they chose.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because ye did all these works, says Jehovah, and I will speak to you, rising early and speaking, and ye heard not; and I will call you and ye answered not;

Romans 10:21

And to Israel he says, The whole day have I unfolded my hands to an unbelieving and contradicting people.

Psalm 31:20

Thou wilt cover them in the covering of thy face from the snares of man: thou wilt conceal them in the booth from the strife of tongues.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, I came, and no man? I called and none answered. Being short, was my hand shortened from redeeming? and if not power in me to deliver behold, in my rebuke I will dry up the sea; I will set the rivers a desert: their fish shall stink from no water, and they shall die with thirst

Ezekiel 8:18

And also I will do in wrath: mine eye shall not spare and I will not pity: and they shall call in mine ear with a great voice, and I will not hear them.

Zechariah 7:11-12

And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.

Matthew 22:5-6

And they, not having heeded, departed, one truly to his own field, and one to his traffic:

Matthew 23:37-38

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to her; how often did I wish to gather thy children together, which manner a bird gathers together her young broods under the wings, and ye would not!

Acts 4:30

In thy stretching out thy hand for healing; and signs and wonders to be for the name of thine holy child Jesus.

Hebrews 12:25-26

See that ye refuse not him speaking. For if they escaped not, having refused him giving an intimation of the divine will on earth, much more we, who having turned back from him from the heavens:

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