New American Standard Bible
"But they will say, 'It's hopeless! For we are going to follow our own plans, and each of us will act according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.'
King James Bible
And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
Darby Bible Translation
But they say, There is no hope; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will each one do according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.
World English Bible
But they say, It is in vain; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will do everyone after the stubbornness of his evil heart.
Young's Literal Translation
And they have said, It is incurable, For after our own devices we do go, And each the stubbornness of his evil heart we do.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they said - Better, But they say.
Imagination - Or, stubbornness, see Jeremiah 3:17.
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"It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, 'I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.'
"You were tired out by the length of your road, Yet you did not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewed strength, Therefore you did not faint.
"Keep your feet from being unshod And your throat from thirst; But you said, 'It is hopeless! No! For I have loved strangers, And after them I will walk.'
"Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.
You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, you are each one walking according to the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me.
"They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD has said, "You will have peace "'; And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, They say, 'Calamity will not come upon you.'
"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?
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