Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 turned a rebellious and stubborn shoulder and made heavy and dull their ears that they might not hear.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears 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 oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart. 11 But they refused to hearken, and turned a rebellious shoulder, and made their ears heavy, that they should not hear. 12 And they made their heart as an adamant, that they should not hear the law, and the words that Jehovah of hosts sent by his Spirit by the hand of the former prophets: therefore was there great wrath from Jehovah of hosts.



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:29

And thou testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law; but they dealt proudly, and hearkened not unto thy commandments, but sinned against thine ordinances (which if a man do, he shall live in them); and they withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear.

Jeremiah 8:5

Why hath this people of Jerusalem slidden back with a perpetual backsliding? They hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is refractory as an untractable heifer; now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a wide pasture.

Zechariah 1:4

Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings; but they did not hearken nor attend unto me, saith Jehovah.

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah the God of the Hebrews: How long dost thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

2 Kings 17:13-15

And Jehovah testified against Israel and against Judah, by all the prophets, all the seers, 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

And Jehovah spoke to Manasseh and to his people; but they did not hearken.

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of thy wonders which thou hadst done among them; but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion made a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a +God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great loving-kindness, and thou forsookest them not.

Nehemiah 9:26

But 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.

Psalm 58:4-5

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;

Proverbs 1:24-32

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Isaiah 1:19-20

If ye be willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and healed.

Jeremiah 6:16-17

Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Jeremiah 7:24

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels, in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 11:10

They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, 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 evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and go after other gods, to serve them and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle which is good for nothing.

Jeremiah 17:23

but they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but hardened their neck, that they might not hear nor receive instruction.

Jeremiah 26:5-6

to hearken unto the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent unto you, even rising early and sending them, but ye have not hearkened,

Jeremiah 35:15

And I have sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them; and ye shall dwell in the land that I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear nor hearkened unto me.

Jeremiah 36:31

And I will visit their iniquity upon him, and upon his seed, and upon his servants; and I will bring upon them, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and upon the men of Judah, all the evil that I have pronounced against them; and they have not hearkened.

Jeremiah 44:16

As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of Jehovah, we will not hearken unto thee,

Ezekiel 3:7

But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee, for none of them will hearken unto me. For all the house of Israel are hard of forehead and stiff of heart.

Daniel 9:5

we have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even turning aside from thy commandments and from thine ordinances.

Zephaniah 3:2

She hearkened not to the voice; she received not correction; she confided not in Jehovah; she drew not near her God.

Acts 7:51

O stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers, ye also.

Acts 7:57

And they cried out with a loud voice, and held their ears, and rushed upon him with one accord;

Hebrews 10:38-39

But the just shall live by faith; and, if he draw back, my soul does not take pleasure in him.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him that speaks. For if those did not escape who had refused him who uttered the oracles on earth, much more we who turn away from him who does so from heaven:

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