Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

New American Standard Bible

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof
Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

After many rebukes, the stiff-necked man will be broken incurably, without any warning.

A Conservative Version

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

Amplified

He who hardens his neck and refuses instruction after being often reproved (corrected, criticized),
Will suddenly be broken beyond repair.

Bible in Basic English

A man hating sharp words and making his heart hard, will suddenly be broken and will not be made well again.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

A Man of reproofs hardening the neck, shall be suddenly broken, and no healing.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man who is reproved, being stubborn of neck-- suddenly he will be broken, and there will not be healing.

Modern King James verseion

A man who hardens his neck when reproved shall be suddenly broken, and there will be no healing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that is stiff necked and will not be reformed, shall suddenly be destroyed without any help.

NET Bible

The one who stiffens his neck after numerous rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy.

New Heart English Bible

He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

The Emphasized Bible

He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.

Webster

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

World English Bible

He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man often reproved, hardening the neck, Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

פּתע 
Petha` 
Usage: 7

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

1 He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 2 When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:15

Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; On a sudden shall he be broken, and that without remedy.

1 Samuel 2:25

If one man sin against another, God shall judge him; but if a man sin against Jehovah, who shall entreat for him? Notwithstanding, they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because Jehovah was minded to slay them.

Proverbs 1:24-31

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

1 Samuel 2:34

And this shall be the sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they shall die both of them.

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel, liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

1 Kings 18:18

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of Jehovah, and thou hast followed the Baalim.

1 Kings 20:42

And he said unto him, Thus saith Jehovah, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand the man whom I had devoted to destruction, therefore thy life shall go for his life, and thy people for his people.

1 Kings 21:20-23

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee, because thou hast sold thyself to do that which is evil in the sight of Jehovah.

1 Kings 22:20-23

And Jehovah said, Who shall entice Ahab, that he may go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead? And one said on this manner; and another said on that manner.

1 Kings 22:28

And Micaiah said, If thou return at all in peace, Jehovah hath not spoken by me. And he said, Hear, ye peoples, all of you.

1 Kings 22:34-37

And a certain man drew his bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the armor: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thy hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am sore wounded.

2 Chronicles 25:16

And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king'said unto him, Have we made thee of the king's counsel? forbear; why shouldest thou be smitten? Then the prophet forbare, and said, I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.

2 Chronicles 33:10

And Jehovah spake to Manasseh, and to his people; but they gave no heed.

2 Chronicles 36:13

And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart against turning unto Jehovah, the God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 36:15-17

And Jehovah, the God of their fathers, sent to them by his messengers, rising up early and sending, because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling-place:

Nehemiah 9:29

and testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law. Yet they dealt proudly, and hearkened not unto thy commandments, but sinned against thine ordinances, (which if a man do, he shall live in them,) and withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear.

Proverbs 28:18

Whoso walketh uprightly shall be delivered; But he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

Isaiah 30:13-14

therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly in an instant.

Isaiah 48:4

Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

Jeremiah 17:23

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

Jeremiah 25:3-5

From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even unto this day, these three and twenty years, the word of Jehovah hath come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, rising up early and speaking; but ye have not hearkened.

Jeremiah 26:3-5

It may be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way; that I may repent me of the evil which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil of their doings.

Jeremiah 35:13-16

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Go, and say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hearken to my words? saith Jehovah.

Zechariah 1:3-6

Therefore say thou unto them, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Return unto me, saith Jehovah of hosts, and I will return unto you, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Zechariah 7:11-14

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

Matthew 26:21-25

and as they were eating, he said, Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.

John 6:70-71

Jesus answered them, Did not I choose you the twelve, and one of you is a devil?

John 13:10-11

Jesus saith to him, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.

John 13:18

I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled: He that eateth my bread lifted up his heel against me.

John 13:26

Jesus therefore answereth, He it is, for whom I shall dip the sop, and give it him. So when he had dipped the sop, he taketh and giveth it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot.

Acts 1:18

(Now this man obtained a field with the reward of his iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

Acts 1:25

to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas fell away, that he might go to his own place.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When they are saying, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall in no wise escape.

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