Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which LORD of hosts had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets. Therefore great wrath came from LORD of hosts.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

Holman Bible

They made their hearts like a rock so as not to obey the law or the words that the Lord of Hosts had sent by His Spirit through the earlier prophets. Therefore great anger came from the Lord of Hosts.

International Standard Version

They made their hearts hard like a diamond, to keep from obeying the Law and the messages that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies sent by his Spirit through the former prophets.

American Standard Version

Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which Jehovah of hosts had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets: therefore there came great wrath from Jehovah of hosts.

Amplified

They made their hearts [hard] 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.

Bible in Basic English

And they made their hearts like the hardest stone, so that they might not give ear to the law and the words which the Lord of armies had said by the earlier prophets: and there came great wrath from the Lord of armies.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And their heart they set a diamond from hearing the instruction and the words which Jehovah of armies sent by his spirit by the hand of the former prophets: and there will be great wrath from Jehovah of armies.

King James 2000

Yea, they made their hearts as a flint stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts has sent by his Spirit through the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{They made their hearts adamant} in order not to hear the law and the words that Yahweh of hosts had sent by his spirit through the former prophets; [therefore] great wrath came from Yahweh of hosts.

Modern King James verseion

And they made their hearts adamant from hearing the Law and the Words which Jehovah of Hosts has sent through His Spirit, by the former prophets. And great wrath came from Jehovah of Hosts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they made their hearts as an Adamant stone lest they should hear the law and words, which the LORD of Hosts sent in his holy spirit by the prophets afore time. Wherefore the LORD of Hosts was very wroth at them.

NET Bible

Indeed, they made their heart as hard as diamond, so that they could not obey the Torah and the other words the Lord who rules over all had sent by his Spirit through the former prophets. Therefore, the Lord who rules over all had poured out great wrath.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, they made their hearts as hard as flint, lest they might hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets. Therefore great wrath came from the LORD of hosts.

The Emphasized Bible

and, their heart, turned they into adamant, that they might not hear the law, nor the words which Yahweh of hosts sent by his spirit, through the former prophets, - and so there came great wrath from Yahweh of hosts.

Webster

Yes, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

World English Bible

Yes, they made their hearts as hard as flint, lest they might hear the law, and the words which Yahweh of Armies had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets. Therefore great wrath came from Yahweh of Armies.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

as an adamant stone
שׁמיר 
Shamiyr 
Usage: 11

the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

and the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

which the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

in his spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

by
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

the former
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

קצף 
Qetseph 
Usage: 29

from the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Disobedience And Fasting

11 But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear. 12 Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which LORD of hosts had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets. Therefore great wrath came from LORD of hosts. 13 And it has come to pass that, as he cried, and they would not hear, so they shall cry, and I will not hear, said LORD of hosts.



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:29-30

and testified against them, that thou might bring them again to thy law. Yet they dealt proudly, and did not hearken to thy commandments, but sinned against thine ordinances (which if a man does, he shall live in them), and withdre

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Ezekiel 11:19

And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh,

Isaiah 6:10

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

Ezekiel 2:4

And the sons are impudent and stiff hearted. I send thee to them, and thou shall say to them, Thus says lord LORD.

Ezekiel 3:7-9

But the house of Israel will not hearken to thee, for they will not hearken to me. For all the house of Israel are of a hard forehead and of a stiff heart.

Ezekiel 36:26

I will also give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.

Daniel 9:11-12

Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even turning aside, that they should not obey thy voice. Therefore the curse has been poured out upon us, and the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God. For we have s

Job 9:4

[He is] wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

Psalm 50:17

since thou hate instruction, and cast my words behind thee?

Isaiah 48:4

Because I knew that thou are obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass,

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, do not thine eyes look upon truth? Thou have stricken them, but they were not grieved. Thou have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused t

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, [and] with the point of a diamond. It is engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars,

Jeremiah 26:19

Did Hezekiah king of Judah, and all Judah put him to death? Did he not fear LORD, and entreat the favor of LORD. And LORD relented of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we commit great evil against our own so

Zechariah 7:7

[Should ye] not [hear] the words which LORD cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity, and the cities thereof round about her, and the South and the lowland were inhabited?

Matthew 13:15

For this people's heart became fat, and their ears hear heavily, and their eyes are shut, lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should turn, and I will heal them.

Mark 4:12

So that seeing they may see, and not perceive, and hearing they may hear, and not understand, lest they should turn, and the sins would be forgiven them.

Luke 8:12

And those by the way are those who hear, then the devil comes, and takes away the word from their heart, lest having believed, they would be saved.

John 3:19-20

And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.

Acts 7:51-52

Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers, ye also.

Acts 28:27

For this people's heart was made fat, and they hear heavily with the ears. And they shut their eyes, lest they may perceive with the eyes, and hear with the ears, and understand with the heart, and should turn, and I would heal the

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

The men who both killed the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and who persecuted us, and are not pleasing to God, and are contrary to all men.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and in all deception of unrighteousness in those who are perishing, in return for which, they did not accept the love of the truth in order for them to be saved.

1 Peter 1:11-12

searching for what, or what kind of time the Spirit of Christ in them indicated, predicting the sufferings in Christ, and the glories after these things.

2 Peter 1:21

For no prophecy was ever brought by a will of man, but holy men of God spoke, being led by Holy Spirit.

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