Jeremiah 17:23
Good News Translation
Their ancestors did not listen to me or pay any attention. Instead, they became stubborn; they would not obey me or learn from me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they did not hear, nor incline their ear: but hardened their neck, that they might not hear me, and might not receive instruction.

New American Bible
though they did not listen or give ear, but stiffened their necks so they could not hear or take correction.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But they did not hear, nor incline their ear: but hardened their neck, that they might not hear me, and might not receive instruction.

they obeyed.

Jeremiah 7:24-26 But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear: but walked in their own will, and in the perversity of their wicked heart: and went backward and not forward, . . .

Jeremiah 11:10 They are returned to the former iniquities of their fathers, who refused to hear my words: so these likewise have gone after strange gods, to serve them: the house of Israel, and the house of Juda have made void my covenant, which I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 16:11,12 Thou shalt say to them: Because your fathers forsook me, saith the Lord: and went after strange gods, and served them, and adored them: and they forsook me, and kept not my law. . . .

Jeremiah 19:15 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold I will bring in upon this city, and upon all the cities thereof all the evils that I have spoken against it: because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.

Isaiah 48:4 For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.

Ezekiel 20:13,16,21 But the house of Israel provoked me in the desert: they walked not in my statutes, and they cast away my judgments, which if a man do he shall live in them: and they grievously violated my sabbaths. I said therefore that I would pour out my indignation upon them in the desert, and would consume them. . . .

Zechariah 7:11,12 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear. . . .

Acts 7:51 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

made.

Proverbs 29:1 The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.

nor.

Jeremiah 6:8 Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee, lest I make thee desolate, a land uninhabited.

Jeremiah 32:33 And they have turned their backs to me, and not their faces: when I taught them early in the morning, and instructed them, and they would not hearken to receive instruction.

Jeremiah 35:15 And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending and saying: Return ye every man from his wicked way, and make your ways good: and follow not strange gods, nor worship them, and you shall dwell in the land, which I gave you and your fathers: and you have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened to me.

Psalm 50:17 Seeing thou hast hated discipline: and hast cast my words behind thee.

Proverbs 1:3,5 To give subtilty to little ones, to the young man knowledge and understanding. . . .

Proverbs 5:12 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters?

Proverbs 8:10 For wisdom is better than all the most precious things: and whatsoever may be desired cannot be compared to it.

Zephaniah 3:7 I said: Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive correction: and her dwelling shall not perish, for all things wherein I have visited her: but they rose early, and corrupted all their thoughts.

John 3:19-21 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil. . . .

Context
The Sabbath Renewed
22And do not bring burdens out of your houses on the sabbath day, neither do ye any work: sanctify the sabbath day, as I commanded your fathers. 23But they did not hear, nor incline their ear: but hardened their neck, that they might not hear me, and might not receive instruction.24And it shall come to pass: if you will hearken to me, saith the Lord, to bring in no burdens by the gates of this city on the sabbath day: and if you will sanctify the sabbath day, to do no work therein:…
Cross References
Proverbs 29:1
The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.

Jeremiah 6:8
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee, lest I make thee desolate, a land uninhabited.

Jeremiah 7:24
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear: but walked in their own will, and in the perversity of their wicked heart: and went backward and not forward,

Jeremiah 7:26
And they have not hearkened to me: nor inclined their ear: but have hardened their neck, and have done worse than their fathers.

Jeremiah 7:28
And thou shalt say to them: This is a nation which hath not hearkened to the voice of the Lord their God, nor received instruction: faith is lost, and is taken away out of their mouth.

Jeremiah 11:10
They are returned to the former iniquities of their fathers, who refused to hear my words: so these likewise have gone after strange gods, to serve them: the house of Israel, and the house of Juda have made void my covenant, which I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 19:15
Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold I will bring in upon this city, and upon all the cities thereof all the evils that I have spoken against it: because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.

Jeremiah 35:15
And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending and saying: Return ye every man from his wicked way, and make your ways good: and follow not strange gods, nor worship them, and you shall dwell in the land, which I gave you and your fathers: and you have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened to me.

Zechariah 7:11
But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.

Additional Translations
Yet they would not listen or incline their ear, but they stiffened their necks and would not listen or receive My discipline.But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

But they hearkened not, and inclined not their ear, but stiffened their neck more than their fathers did, so as not to hear me, and not to receive correction.

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

But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

But they didn't listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

And they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, And they stiffen their neck not to hear, And not to receive instruction.
Jump to Previous
Attention Correction Ear Ears Hear Hearkened Incline Inclined Instruction Neck Necks Obeyed Order Pay Receive Respond Stiff Stiffen Stiffened Stiff-Necked Teaching Turn
Jump to Next
Attention Correction Ear Ears Hear Hearkened Incline Inclined Instruction Neck Necks Obeyed Order Pay Receive Respond Stiff Stiffen Stiffened Stiff-Necked Teaching Turn
Links
Jeremiah 17:23 NIV
Jeremiah 17:23 NLT
Jeremiah 17:23 ESV
Jeremiah 17:23 NASB
Jeremiah 17:23 KJV

Jeremiah 17:23 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 17:23 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 17:23 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 17:23 French Bible
Jeremiah 17:23 German Bible

Alphabetical: and attention but correction did discipline ears in incline listen necks not or order pay respond stiffened stiff-necked take their they to were would Yet

OT Prophets: Jeremiah 17:23 But they didn't listen neither turn their (Jer.) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Jeremiah 17:22
Top of Page
Top of Page