Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 have called and you have refused [to answer], have stretched out my hand and no man has heeded it,

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. 24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; 25 But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:


Cross References

Isaiah 65:12

Therefore will I number you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, ye did not answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but did evil before mine eyes, and did choose that wherein I delighted not.

Isaiah 66:4

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because ye have done all these works, saith the LORD, and I spake unto you, rising up early and speaking, but ye heard not; and I called you, but ye answered not;

Romans 10:21

But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

Psalm 31:20

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.

Matthew 22:5-6

But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise:

Matthew 23:37-38

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Acts 4:30

By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.

Hebrews 12:25-26

See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

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