Jeremiah 17:23
New International Version
Yet they did not listen or pay attention; they were stiff-necked and would not listen or respond to discipline.

New Living Translation
but they did not listen or obey. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or accept my discipline.

English Standard Version
Yet they did not listen or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck, that they might not hear and receive instruction.

Berean Study Bible
Yet they would not listen or incline their ear, but they stiffened their necks and would not listen or receive My discipline.

New American Standard Bible
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

New King James Version
But they did not obey nor incline their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear nor receive instruction.

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

Christian Standard Bible
They wouldn't listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They wouldn't listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

International Standard Version
But they didn't listen, nor did they pay attention. They were determined not to listen and not to accept instruction.

NET Bible
Your ancestors, however, did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or to respond to any discipline.'

New Heart English Bible
But they did not listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your ancestors did not obey me or pay attention to me. They were impossible to deal with and would not listen or accept discipline.

JPS Tanakh 1917
but they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

New American Standard 1977
“Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

Jubilee Bible 2000
who did not hear, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive correction.

King James 2000 Bible
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

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

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

Brenton Septuagint Translation
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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
And they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, And they stiffen their neck not to hear, And not to receive instruction.
Study Bible
The Sabbath Renewed
22You must not carry a load out of your houses or do any work on the Sabbath day, but you must keep the Sabbath day holy, just as I commanded your forefathers. 23Yet they would not listen or incline their ear, but they stiffened their necks and would not listen or receive My discipline. 24If, however, you listen carefully to Me, says the LORD, and bring no load through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, and keep the Sabbath day holy, and do no work on it,…
Cross References
Proverbs 29:1
A man who remains stiff-necked after much reproof will suddenly be shattered beyond recovery.

Jeremiah 6:8
Be warned, O Jerusalem, or I will turn away from you; I will make you a desolation, a land without inhabitants."

Jeremiah 7:24
Yet they did not listen or pay attention, but they followed the stubborn inclinations of their own evil hearts. They went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 7:26
Yet they would not listen to Me or incline their ear, but they stiffened their necks and did more evil than their fathers.'

Jeremiah 7:28
Therefore you must say to them: This is the nation that would not listen to the voice of the LORD their God and would not receive correction. Truth has perished; it has disappeared from their lips.

Jeremiah 11:10
They have returned to the sins of their forefathers who refused to obey My words. They have followed other gods to serve them. The house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken the covenant I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 19:15
"Thus says the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel: 'I am about to bring on this city and on all the villages around it every disaster I have pronounced against them, because they have stiffened their necks so as not to heed My words.'"

Jeremiah 35:15
Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: 'Turn now, each of you, from your wicked ways, and correct your actions. Do not go after other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I have given to you and your fathers.' But you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.

Zechariah 7:11
But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they stopped up their ears from hearing.

Treasury of Scripture

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

they obeyed.

Jeremiah 7:24-26
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward…

Jeremiah 11:10
They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused to hear my words; and they went after other gods to serve them: the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant which I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 16:11,12
Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, saith the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law; …

made.

Proverbs 29:1
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

nor.

Jeremiah 6:8
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.

Jeremiah 32:33
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.

Jeremiah 35:15
I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.







Lexicon
Yet they would not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

listen
שָֽׁמְע֔וּ (šā·mə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

or incline
הִטּ֖וּ (hiṭ·ṭū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

their ear,
אָזְנָ֑ם (’ā·zə·nām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 241: Broadness, the ear

but they stiffened
וַיַּקְשׁוּ֙ (way·yaq·šū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7185: To be hard, severe or fierce

their necks
עָרְפָּ֔ם (‘ā·rə·pām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6203: The nape, back of the neck, the back

and would not
לְבִלְתִּ֣י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

listen
שְׁמ֔וֹעַ (šə·mō·w·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

or receive
קַ֥חַת (qa·ḥaṯ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

My discipline.
מוּסָֽר׃ (mū·sār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4148: Chastisement, reproof, warning, instruction, restraint
Verse 23. - This verse is modeled on Jeremiah 7:26, 28. 17:19-27 The prophet was to lay before the rulers and the people of Judah, the command to keep holy the sabbath day. Let them strictly observe the fourth command. If they obeyed this word, their prosperity should be restored. It is a day of rest, and must not be made a day of labour, unless in cases of necessity. Take heed, watch against the profanation of the sabbath. Let not the soul be burdened with the cares of this world on sabbath days. The streams of religion run deep or shallow, according as the banks of the sabbath are kept up or neglected. The degree of strictness with which this ordinance is observed, or the neglect shown towards it, is a good test to find the state of spiritual religion in any land. Let all; by their own example, by attention to their families, strive to check this evil, that national prosperity may be preserved, and, above all, that souls may be saved.
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