Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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?


“For you hate instruction and discipline
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 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 to the wicked, God says, What is it to you, to declare My Precepts, and to take up My covenant in your mouth? 17 Yea, you hate to be taught, and you toss My Words behind you. 18 When you saw a thief, then you were pleased to be with him, and you have taken part with adulterers.

Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

But they were disobedient and rebelled against You, and cast Your Law behind their backs. And they killed Your prophets who testified against them to turn them to You, and they worked great blasphemies.

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge; but he who hates correction is like a brute animal.

1 Kings 14:9

But you have done evil above all who were before you, for you have gone and made yourself other gods, and molded images, to provoke Me to anger, and have cast Me behind your back;

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:28-29

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

Proverbs 5:12-13

and say, How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised correction;

Proverbs 8:36

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

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for a bribe, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise are ashamed, they are terrified, and are captured. Lo, they have turned away from the Word of Jehovah; and what wisdom is in them?

Jeremiah 18:12

And they said, There is no hope; but we will walk after our own ways, and we will each one do according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.

Jeremiah 36:23-32

And it happened when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the scribe's knife and threw it into the fire in the fire-pan, until all the scroll was burned up in the fire-pan.

John 3:20

For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light, lest his deeds should be exposed.

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do the things not right,

Romans 2:21-23

Therefore the one teaching another, do you not teach yourself? The one preaching not to steal, do you steal?

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all deceit of unrighteousness in those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, so that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For a time will be when they will not endure sound doctrine, but they will heap up teachers to themselves according to their own lusts, tickling the ear.

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