King James Version
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor 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.
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.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.Jeremiah 17:23 Parallel Commentaries
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'They that depart from Me shall be written in the earth'--JER. xvii. 13. 'Rejoice that your names are written in heaven.'--LUKE x. 20. A name written on earth implies that the bearer of the name belongs to earth, and it also secondarily suggests that the inscription lasts but for a little while. Contrariwise, a name written in heaven implies that its bearer belongs to heaven, and that the inscription will abide. We find running throughout Scripture the metaphor of books in which men's names are …
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The Heath in the Desert and the Tree by the River
A Nation's Duty in a War for Freedom.
Epistle i. To the Roman Citizens.
"And if any Man Sin, we have an Advocate with the Father,",
"For what the Law could not Do, in that it was Weak through the Flesh, God Sending his Own Son in the Likeness of Sinful Flesh,
Appendix xvii. The Ordinances and Law of the Sabbath as Laid Down in the Mishnah and the Jerusalem Talmud.
The Fourth Commandment
The First Part
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.
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.
Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.
But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth not the voice of the LORD their God, nor receiveth correction: truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
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.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring upon this city and upon all her towns all the evil that I have pronounced against it, because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.
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