Jeremiah 6:17
Good News Translation
Then the LORD appointed sentries to listen for the trumpet's warning. But they said, "We will not listen."

Contemporary English Version
I also sent prophets to warn you of danger, but when they sounded the alarm, you paid no attention.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. And they said: We will not hearken.

New American Bible
I raised up watchmen for them: “Pay attention to the sound of the trumpet!” But they said, “We will not pay attention!”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. And they said: We will not hearken.

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Jeremiah 25:4 And the Lord hath sent to you all his servants the prophets, rising early, and sending, and you have not hearkened, nor inclined your ears to hear.

Isaiah 21:11 The burden of Duma calleth to me out of Seir: Watchman, what of the night? watchman, what of the night?

Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.

Ezekiel 3:17-21 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me. . . .

Ezekiel 33:2-9 Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say to them: When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man, one of their meanest, and make him a watchman over them: . . .

Habakkuk 2:1 I will stand upon my watch, and fix my foot upon the tower: and I will watch, to see what will be said to me, and what I may answer to him that reproveth me.

Acts 20:27-31 For I have not spread to declare unto you all, the counsel of God. . . .

Hebrews 13:17 Obey your prelates and be subject to them. For they watch as being to render an account of your souls: that they may do this with joy and not with grief. For this is not expedient for you.

hearken.

Isaiah 58:1 Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Hosea 8:1 Let there be a trumpet in thy throat like an eagle upon the house of the Lord: because they have transgressed my covenant, and have violated my law.

Amos 3:6-8 Shall the trumpet sound in a city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, which the Lord hath not done? . . .

we.

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

Context
Jerusalem's Final Warning
16Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk. 17And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. And they said: We will not hearken.18Therefore hear, ye nations, and know, O congregation, what great things I will do to them.…
Cross References
Isaiah 21:11
The burden of Duma calleth to me out of Seir: Watchman, what of the night? watchman, what of the night?

Isaiah 58:1
Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 62:6
Upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen all the day, and all the night, they shall never hold their peace. You that are mindful of the Lord, hold not your peace,

Jeremiah 6:18
Therefore hear, ye nations, and know, O congregation, what great things I will do to them.

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 25:4
And the Lord hath sent to you all his servants the prophets, rising early, and sending, and you have not hearkened, nor inclined your ears to hear.

Ezekiel 3:17
Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me.

Ezekiel 33:4
Then he that heareth the sound of the trumpet, whosoever he be, and doth not look to himself, if the sword come, and cut him off: his blood shall be upon his own head.

Habakkuk 2:1
I will stand upon my watch, and fix my foot upon the tower: and I will watch, to see what will be said to me, and what I may answer to him that reproveth me.

Zechariah 1:4
Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
I appointed watchmen over you and said, ‘Listen for the sound of the ram’s horn.’ But they answered, ‘We will not listen!’Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Listen to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not listen.

And I set watchmen over you,'saying , Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

I have set watchmen over you, saying, Hear ye the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hear it.

Also I have set watchmen over you: -- Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

And I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen!'

And I have raised up for you watchmen, Attend ye to the voice of the trumpet. And they say, 'We do not attend.'
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