Parallel Verses


Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest 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.

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;

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 saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? 17 Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee. 18 When thou sawest a thief, then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker with adulterers.

Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless, they were disobedient, 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 provocations.

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

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 instruction.

Proverbs 1:28-29

Then shall they 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 instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

Proverbs 8:36

But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.

Isaiah 5:23

Who justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Jeremiah 8:9

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

Jeremiah 18:12

And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every 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 scribe's pen-knife, 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 doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh 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 reprobate mind, 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 deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come, when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts will they multiply to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

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