Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear.

International Standard Version

But they refused to pay attention, turned their backs, and stopped listening.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But they refused to listen and pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder [stiffening themselves in resistance] and stopped up their ears.

Bible in Basic English

But they would not give attention, turning their backs and stopping their ears from hearing;

Darby Translation

But they refused to hearken, and turned a rebellious shoulder, and made their ears heavy, that they should not hear.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.

King James 2000

But they refused to hearken, and shrugged the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they refused to listen, and turned a stubborn shoulder and {stopped their ears from listening}.

Modern King James verseion

But they refused to listen, and gave a stubborn shoulder, and made heavy their ears from hearing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, they would not take heed, but turned their backs and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.

NET Bible

"But they refused to pay attention, turning away stubbornly and stopping their ears so they could not hear.

New Heart English Bible

But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit they refused to give heed, but put forth a rebellious shoulder, - and, their ears, made they hard of hearing, that they might not hear;

Webster

But they refused to hearken, and withdrew the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.

World English Bible

But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

to hearken
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

and pulled away
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

the shoulder
כּתף 
Katheph 
Usage: 67

and stopped
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

References

Smith

Context Readings

Disobedience And Fasting

10 and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.’ 11 But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing. 12 They made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law and the words which the Lord of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets; therefore great wrath came from the Lord of hosts.



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:29

And admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law.
Yet they acted arrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances,
By which if a man observes them he shall live.
And they turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.

Jeremiah 8:5

“Why then has this people, Jerusalem,
Turned away in continual apostasy?
They hold fast to deceit,
They refuse to return.

Hosea 4:16

Since Israel is stubborn
Like a stubborn heifer,
Can the Lord now pasture them
Like a lamb in a large field?

Zechariah 1:4

“Do not be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Return now from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.”’ But they did not listen or give heed to Me,” declares the Lord.

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

2 Kings 17:13-15

Yet the Lord warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and every seer, saying, “Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, My statutes according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you through My servants the prophets.”

2 Chronicles 33:10

The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention.

Nehemiah 9:17

“They refused to listen,
And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them;
So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a God of forgiveness,
Gracious and compassionate,
Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness;
And You did not forsake them.

Nehemiah 9:26

But they became disobedient and rebelled against You,
And cast Your law behind their backs
And killed Your prophets who had admonished them
So that they might return to You,
And they committed great blasphemies.

Psalm 58:4-5

They have venom like the venom of a serpent;
Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,

Proverbs 1:24-32

“Because I called and you refused,
I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

Isaiah 1:19-20

If you consent and obey,
You will eat the best of the land;

Isaiah 6:10

Render the hearts of this people insensitive,
Their ears dull,
And their eyes dim,
Otherwise they might see with their eyes,
Hear with their ears,
Understand with their hearts,
And return and be healed.”

Jeremiah 6:16-17

Thus says the Lord,
“Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths,
Where the good way is, and walk in it;
And you will find rest for your souls.
But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 7:24

Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 11:10

They have turned back to the iniquities of their ancestors who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant which I made with their fathers.”

Jeremiah 13:10

This wicked people, who refuse to listen to My words, who walk in the stubbornness of their hearts and have gone after other gods to serve them and to bow down to them, let them be just like this waistband which is totally worthless.

Jeremiah 17:23

Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

Jeremiah 26:5-6

to listen to the words of My servants the prophets, whom I have been sending to you again and again, but you have not listened;

Jeremiah 35:15

Also I have sent to you all My servants the prophets, sending them again and again, saying: ‘Turn now every man from his evil way and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods to worship them. Then you will dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your forefathers; but you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.

Jeremiah 36:31

I will also punish him and his descendants and his servants for their iniquity, and I will bring on them and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and the men of Judah all the calamity that I have declared to them—but they did not listen.”’”

Jeremiah 44:16

“As for the message that you have spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we are not going to listen to you!

Ezekiel 3:7

yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is stubborn and obstinate.

Daniel 9:5

we have sinned, committed iniquity, acted wickedly and rebelled, even turning aside from Your commandments and ordinances.

Zephaniah 3:2

She heeded no voice,
She accepted no instruction.
She did not trust in the Lord,
She did not draw near to her God.

Acts 7:51

“You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.

Acts 7:57

But they cried out with a loud voice, and covered their ears and rushed at him with one impulse.

Hebrews 10:38-39

But My righteous one shall live by faith;
And if he shrinks back, My soul has no pleasure in him.

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

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