Jeremiah 44:5
New International Version
But they did not listen or pay attention; they did not turn from their wickedness or stop burning incense to other gods.

New Living Translation
But my people would not listen or turn back from their wicked ways. They kept on burning incense to these gods.

English Standard Version
But they did not listen or incline their ear, to turn from their evil and make no offerings to other gods.

Berean Study Bible
But they did not listen or incline their ears; they did not turn from their wickedness or stop burning incense to other gods.

King James Bible
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

New King James Version
But they did not listen or incline their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

New American Standard Bible
But they did not listen or incline their ears to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn sacrifices to other gods.

NASB 1995
‘But they did not listen or incline their ears to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn sacrifices to other gods.

NASB 1977
‘But they did not listen or incline their ears to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn sacrifices to other gods.

Amplified Bible
But they did not listen or turn [obediently] from their wickedness, and stop burning sacrifices and incense to other gods.

Christian Standard Bible
But they did not listen or pay attention; they did not turn from their evil or stop burning incense to other gods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But they did not listen or pay attention; they did not turn from their evil or stop burning incense to other gods.

American Standard Version
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they did not hear and they did not incline their ears that they would turn from their evil, that they would not set incense for other gods

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But they hearkened not to me, and inclined not their ear to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn incense to strange gods.

Contemporary English Version
but they refused to listen and would not stop worshiping other gods.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they heard not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their evil ways, and not to sacrifice to strange gods.

English Revised Version
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

Good News Translation
But you would not listen or pay any attention. You would not give up your evil practice of sacrificing to other gods.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But you wouldn't listen or pay attention. You wouldn't turn from your wicked ways and wouldn't stop burning incense as an offering to other gods.

International Standard Version
But they didn't listen or pay attention by turning from their wickedness and not offering sacrifices to other gods.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to forbear offering unto other gods.

Literal Standard Version
and they have not listened nor inclined their ear to turn back from their wickedness, not to make incense to other gods,

NET Bible
But the people of Jerusalem and Judah would not listen or pay any attention. They would not stop the wickedness they were doing nor quit sacrificing to other gods.

New Heart English Bible
But they did not listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

World English Bible
But they didn't listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

Young's Literal Translation
and they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, to turn back from their wickedness, not to make perfume to other gods,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judgment on the Jews in Egypt
4Yet I sent you all My servants the prophets again and again, saying: ‘Do not do this detestable thing that I hate.’ 5But they did not listen or incline their ears; they did not turn from their wickedness or stop burning incense to other gods. 6Therefore My wrath and anger poured out and burned in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, so that they have become the desolate ruin they are today.…

Cross References
Jeremiah 11:8
Yet they would not obey or incline their ears, but each one followed the stubbornness of his evil heart. So I brought on them all the curses of this covenant I had commanded them to follow but they did not keep."

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 13:10
These evil people, who refuse to listen to My words, who follow the stubbornness of their own hearts, and who go after other gods to serve and worship them, they will be like this loincloth--of no use at all.

Jeremiah 43:4
So Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces disobeyed the command of the LORD to stay in the land of Judah.

Daniel 9:6
We have not listened to Your servants the prophets, who spoke in Your name to our kings, leaders, and fathers, and to all the people of the land.


Treasury of Scripture

But they listened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

they

Jeremiah 7:24
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.

2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Psalm 81:11-13
But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me…

burn

Jeremiah 44:17-21
But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil…

Jeremiah 19:13
And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But they did not
וְלֹ֤א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

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

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

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

they did not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

turn
לָשׁ֖וּב (lā·šūḇ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from their wickedness
מֵרָֽעָתָ֑ם (mê·rā·‘ā·ṯām)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

or stop
לְבִלְתִּ֥י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

burning incense
קַטֵּ֖ר (qaṭ·ṭêr)
Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6999: To smoke, turn into fragrance by fire

to other
אֲחֵרִֽים׃ (’ă·ḥê·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

gods.
לֵאלֹהִ֥ים (lê·lō·hîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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