New American Standard Bible
"Listen to Me, you stubborn-minded, Who are far from righteousness.
King James Bible
Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:
Darby Bible Translation
Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted, that are far from righteousness:
World English Bible
Listen to me, you stout-hearted, who are far from righteousness:
Young's Literal Translation
Hearken unto Me, ye mighty in heart, Who are far from righteousness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hearken unto me - This is designed to call the attention of the skeptical and unbelieving Jews to the important truth which he was delivering. Many among them might be disposed to say that the fulfillment was delayed, and he therefore calls upon them to attend particularly to his solemn declarations.
Ye stout-hearted - The phrase 'stout-hearted' would naturally, denote those who were bold and courageous. But here it evidently means those whose hearts were strong against God; who nerved themselves to resist and oppose his plans and government; who were stubborn and rebellious.
LibraryWhether the Seven Petitions of the Lord's Prayer are Fittingly Assigned?
Objection 1: It would seem that the seven petitions of the Lord's Prayer are not fittingly assigned. It is useless to ask for that to be hallowed which is always holy. But the name of God is always holy, according to Lk. 1:49, "Holy is His name." Again, His kingdom is everlasting, according to Ps. 144:13, "Thy kingdom is a kingdom of all ages." Again, God's will is always fulfilled, according to Isa 46:10, "All My will shall be done." Therefore it is useless to ask for "the name of God to be hallowed," …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Of Rest in the Presence of God --Its Fruits --Inward Silence --God Commands it --Outward Silence.
The Shepherd of Our Souls.
The stouthearted were plundered, They sank into sleep; And none of the warriors could use his hands.
Those who follow after wickedness draw near; They are far from Your law.
And all the people know it, That is, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, Asserting in pride and in arrogance of heart:
"Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all the remnant of the house of Israel, You who have been borne by Me from birth And have been carried from the womb;
"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.
"Because I know that you are obstinate, And your neck is an iron sinew And your forehead bronze,
Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.
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