Proverbs 1:28 {29}
Good News Translation
Then you will call for wisdom, but I will not answer. You may look for me everywhere, but you will not find me.

Contemporary English Version
You will ask for my help, but I won't listen; you will search, but you won't find me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,

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Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,

shall they

Genesis 6:3 And God said: My spirit shall not remain in man for ever, because he is flesh, and his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

Job 27:9 Will God hear his cry, when distress shall come upon him?

Job 35:12 There shall they cry, and he will not hear, because of the pride of evil men.

Psalm 18:41 They cried, but there was none to save them, to the Lord: but he heard them not.

Isaiah 1:15 And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

Jeremiah 11:11 Wherefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring in evils upon them, which they shall not be able to escape: and they shall cry to me, and I will not hearken to them.

Jeremiah 14:12 When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 8:18 Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Micah 3:4 Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Zechariah 7:13 And it came to pass that as he spoke, and they heard not: so shall they cry, and I will not hear, saith the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 7:22,23 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name? . . .

Matthew 25:10-12 Now whilst they went to buy the bridegroom came: and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage. And the door was shut. . . .

Luke 13:25-28 But when the master of the house shall be gone in and shall shut the door, you shall begin to stand without; and knock at the door, saying: Lord, open to us. And he answering, shall say to you: I know you not, whence you are. . . .

James 4:3 You ask and receive not: because you ask amiss, that you may consume it on your concupiscences.

they shall seek

Psalm 78:34-36 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned, and came to him early in the morning. . . .

Hosea 5:15 I will go and return to my place: until you are consumed, and seek my face.

Hosea 6:1-4 In their affliction they will rise early to me: Come, and let us return to the Lord. . . .

Context
Wisdom Calls Aloud
27Then shall they call upon me, and I will not hear: they shall rise in the morning, and shall not find me: 28Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,29Nor consented to my counsel, but despised all my reproof.…
Cross References
James 4:3
You ask and receive not: because you ask amiss, that you may consume it on your concupiscences.

1 Samuel 8:18
And you shall cry out in that day from the face of the king, whom you have chosen to yourselves: and the Lord will not hear you in that day, because you desired unto yourselves a king.

Job 27:9
Will God hear his cry, when distress shall come upon him?

Job 35:12
There shall they cry, and he will not hear, because of the pride of evil men.

Psalm 18:41
They cried, but there was none to save them, to the Lord: but he heard them not.

Psalm 66:18
If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me.

Proverbs 8:17
With me are riches and glory, glorious riches and justice.

Proverbs 15:29
The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

Songs 5:6
I opened the bolt of my door to my beloved: but he had turned aside, and was gone. My soul melted when he spoke: I sought him, and found him not: I called, and he did not answer me.

Isaiah 1:15
And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

Jeremiah 11:11
Wherefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring in evils upon them, which they shall not be able to escape: and they shall cry to me, and I will not hearken to them.

Jeremiah 14:12
When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 8:18
Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Hosea 5:6
With their flocks and with their herds, they shall go to seek the Lord, and shall not find him: he is withdrawn from them.

Micah 3:4
Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Zechariah 7:13
And it came to pass that as he spoke, and they heard not: so shall they cry, and I will not hear, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; they will earnestly seek me, but will not find me.Then shall they call on me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:

For it shall be that when ye call upon me, I will not hearken to you: wicked men shall seek me, but shall not find me.

-- then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;

Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.
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