Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt 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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Seeing thou dost hate chastening and dost 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 And to the unjust one God said, What to thee to recount my law, and thou wilt lift up my covenant upon thy mouth? 17 And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt cast my words behind thee. 18 If thou sawest a thief, and thou wilt run with him, and thy portion with those committing adultery.

Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

And they will be perverse, and they will rebel against thee, and they will cast thy law behind their back, and they killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them back to thee, and they will make great reproaches.

Proverbs 12:1

He loving instruction loved knowledge: and he hating reproof, is stupid.

1 Kings 14:9

And thou wilt be evil doing above all who were before thee: and thou wilt go and make to thee other gods, and molten things to irritate me, and didst cast me behind thy back.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: the foolish despised wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:28-29

Then they shall call upon me, and I will not answer; they shall seek me, and shall not find me;

Proverbs 5:12-13

And thou saidst, How did I hate instruction, and my heart despise reproofs

Proverbs 8:36

And he sinning against me did violence to his soul: all hating me loved death.

Isaiah 5:23

Justifying the unjust on account of a gift, and they will take away the justice of the just from him.

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise were ashamed, they were confounded, and they will be taken: behold, they rejected in the word of Jehovah; and what wisdom to them?

Jeremiah 18:12

And they said, We shall despair; for after our purposes we will go, and we will do each the stubbornness of his evil heart

Jeremiah 36:23-32

And it will be as Jehudi read three columns and four, he will rend it with the knife of the scribe, and cast into the fire which was in the furnace, even till all the roll was consumed upon the fire which was upon the furnace.

John 3:20

For every one doing bad things hates the light, and he comes not to the light, lest his works should be rebuked.

Romans 1:28

And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;

Romans 2:21-23

Therefore teaching another, teachest thou not thyself proclaiming not to steal, stealest thou?

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

And in all deceit of iniquity in the lost; because they received not the love of the truth, for them to be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will be when they will not hear sound doctrine; but according to their own eager desires they will heap up to themselves teachers, feeling itchings for a report;

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