Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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;

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.

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 widow, and fatherless, Sojourner, and poor, ye do not oppress, And the calamity of one another ye do not devise in your heart. 11 And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing. 12 And their heart they have made adamant, Against hearing the law, and the words, That Jehovah of Hosts sent by His Spirit, By the hand of the former prophets, And their is great wrath from Jehovah of Hosts.



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:29

and dost testify against them, to bring them back unto Thy law; and they -- they have acted proudly, and have not hearkened to Thy commands, and against Thy judgments have sinned, -- which man doth and hath lived in them -- and they give a refractory shoulder, and their neck have hardened, and have not hearkened.

Jeremiah 8:5

Wherefore hath this people of Jerusalem Turned back -- a perpetual backsliding? They have kept hold on deceit, They have refused to turn back.

Hosea 4:16

For as a refractory heifer hath Israel turned aside, Now doth Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a large place.

Zechariah 1:4

Ye shall not be as your fathers, To whom the former prophets called, saying: Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Turn back I pray you, From your evil ways and from your evil doings, And they did not hearken, Nor attend to Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah.

Exodus 10:3

And Moses cometh in -- Aaron also -- unto Pharaoh, and they say unto him, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of the Hebrews, Until when hast thou refused to be humbled at My presence? send My people away, and they serve Me,

2 Kings 17:13-15

And Jehovah testifieth against Israel, and against Judah, by the hand of every prophet, and every seer, saying, 'Turn back from your evil ways, and keep My commands, My statutes, according to all the law that I commanded your fathers, and that I sent unto you by the hand of My servants the prophets;'

2 Chronicles 33:10

And Jehovah speaketh unto Manasseh and unto his people, and they have not attended,

Nehemiah 9:17

yea, they refuse to hearken, and have not remembered Thy wonders that Thou hast done with them, and harden their neck and appoint a head, to turn back to their service, in their rebellion; and Thou art a God of pardons, gracious, and merciful, long-suffering, and abundant in kindness, and hast not forsaken them.

Nehemiah 9:26

'And they are disobedient, and rebel against Thee, and cast Thy law behind their back, and Thy prophets they have slain, who testified against them, to bring them back unto Thee, and they do great despisings,

Psalm 58:4-5

Their poison is as poison of a serpent, As a deaf asp shutting its ear,

Proverbs 1:24-32

Because I have called, and ye refuse, I stretched out my hand, and none is attending,

Isaiah 1:19-20

If ye are willing, and have hearkened, The good of the land ye consume,

Isaiah 6:10

Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'

Jeremiah 6:16-17

Thus said Jehovah: Stand ye by the ways and see, and ask for paths of old, Where is this -- the good way? and go ye in it, And find rest for yourselves. And they say, 'We do not go.'

Jeremiah 7:24

And they have not hearkened, nor inclined their ear, And they walk in the counsels, In the stubbornness, of their evil heart, And are for backward, and not for forward.

Jeremiah 11:10

They have turned back to the iniquities of their first fathers, 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 made void My covenant, that 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 bow themselves to them, Yea it is -- as this girdle, that is not profitable for anything.

Jeremiah 17:23

And they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, And they stiffen their neck not to hear, And not to receive instruction.

Jeremiah 26:5-6

To hearken to the words of My servants the prophets, whom I am sending unto you, yea, rising early and sending, and ye have not hearkened,

Jeremiah 35:15

And I send unto you all My servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying: Turn back, I pray you, each from his evil way, and amend your doings, yea, ye do not walk after other gods, to serve them, and dwell ye on the ground that I have given to you and to your fathers; and ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto Me.

Jeremiah 36:31

and I have charged on him, and on his seed, and on his servants, their iniquity; and I have brought in on them, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto the men of Judah, all the evil that I have spoken unto them, and they hearkened not.'

Jeremiah 44:16

The word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of Jehovah -- we are not hearkening unto thee;

Ezekiel 3:7

but the house of Israel are not willing to hearken unto thee, for they are not willing to hearken unto Me, for all the house of Israel are brazen-faced and strong-hearted.

Daniel 9:5

we have sinned, and done perversely, and done wickedly, and rebelled, to turn aside from Thy commands, and from Thy judgments:

Zephaniah 3:2

She hath not hearkened to the voice, She hath not accepted instruction, In Jehovah she hath not trusted, Unto her God she hath not drawn near.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and in ears! ye do always the Holy Spirit resist; as your fathers -- also ye;

Acts 7:57

And they, having cried out with a loud voice, stopped their ears, and did rush with one accord upon him,

Hebrews 10:38-39

and 'the righteous by faith shall live,' and 'if he may draw back, My soul hath no pleasure in him,'

Hebrews 12:25

See, may ye not refuse him who is speaking, for if those did not escape who refused him who upon earth was divinely speaking -- much less we who do turn away from him who speaketh from heaven,

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