Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Seeing thou dost hate chastening and dost cast my words behind thee.

New American Standard Bible

"For you hate discipline, And you cast My words behind you.

King James Version

Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee.

Holman Bible

You hate instruction
and turn your back on My words.

International Standard Version

You hate instruction and toss my words behind you.

A Conservative Version

since thou hate instruction, and cast my words behind thee?

American Standard Version

Seeing thou hatest instruction, And castest my words behind thee?


Seeing that you hate instruction and correction and cast My words behind you [discarding them]?

Darby Translation

Seeing thou hast hated correction and hast cast my words behind thee?

Julia Smith Translation

And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt cast my words behind thee.

King James 2000

Seeing you hate instruction, and cast my words behind you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

while you yourself hate discipline, and cast my words behind you?

Modern King James verseion

Yea, you hate to be taught, and you toss My Words behind you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whereas thou hatest to be reformed, and hast cast my words behind thee?

NET Bible

For you hate instruction and reject my words.

New Heart English Bible

seeing you hate instruction, and throw my words behind you?

The Emphasized Bible

Seeing that, thou, hast hated correction, And hast cast my words behind thee;


Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee.

World English Bible

since you hate instruction, and throw my words behind you?

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, thou hast hated instruction, And dost cast My words behind thee.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

16 But unto the wicked God saith, What part hast thou to declare my statutes or that thou should take my covenant in thy mouth? 17 Seeing thou dost hate chastening and dost cast my words behind thee. 18 When thou didst see a thief, then thou didst consent with him and hast been partaker with adulterers.

Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless, they were contentious and rebelled against thee and cast thy law behind their backs and slew thy prophets who testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great abominations.

Proverbs 12:1

Whosoever loves chastening loves knowledge, but he that hates reproof is carnal.

1 Kings 14:9

but hast done evil above all that were before thee, for thou hast gone and made thee other gods and molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast me behind thy back;

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and chastening.

Proverbs 1:28-29

Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Proverbs 5:12-13

and say, How have I hated chastening and my heart despised reproof

Proverbs 8:36

But he that sins against me wrongs his own soul; all those that hate me love death.

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for bribes and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 18:12

And they said, This is useless, for we must walk after our own devices, and we must each one do the imagination of his evil heart.

Jeremiah 36:23-32

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

John 3:20

For every one that does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient,

Romans 2:21-23

Thou, therefore, who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? Thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all deception of iniquity working in those that perish because they did not receive the charity of the truth, to be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but, having itching ears, they shall heap up unto themselves teachers who shall speak to them according to their own lusts,

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