2 Chronicles 24:19
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New International Version
Although the LORD sent prophets to the people to bring them back to him, and though they testified against them, they would not listen.

King James Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Darby Bible Translation
And he sent prophets among them to bring them again to Jehovah, and they testified against them; but they would not give ear.

World English Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to Yahweh; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Young's Literal Translation
And He sendeth among them prophets, to bring them back unto Jehovah, and they testify against them, and they have not given ear;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The princes of Judah - made obeisance to the king - I believe the Targum has given the true sense of this verse: "After the death of Jehoiada, the great men of Judah came and adored King Joash, and seduced him; and then the king received from them their idols."

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Yet he sent

2 Chronicles 36:15,16 And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending...

2 Kings 17:13-15 Yet the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying...

Nehemiah 9:26 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs...

Jeremiah 7:25,26 Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt to this day I have even sent to you all my servants the prophets...

Jeremiah 25:4,5 And the LORD has sent to you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but you have not listened...

Jeremiah 44:4,5 However, I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh...

Luke 11:47-51 Woe to you! for you build the sepulchers of the prophets, and your fathers killed them...

Luke 16:31 And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Luke 20:9-15 Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to farmers...

but they would

Psalm 95:7,8 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if you will hear his voice...

Isaiah 28:23 Give you ear, and hear my voice; listen, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 42:23 Who among you will give ear to this? who will listen and hear for the time to come?

Isaiah 51:4 Listen to me, my people; and give ear to me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me...

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you...

Matthew 13:9,15,16 Who has ears to hear, let him hear...

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The King's Farewell
'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. 28. Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. 29. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, 30. And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Channel of Power.
A Word that Sticks and Stings. I suppose everyone here can think of three or four persons whom he loves or regards highly, who are not christians. Can you? Perhaps in your own home circle, or in the circle of your close friends. They may be nice people, cultured, lovable, delightful companions, fond of music and good books, and all that; but this is true of them, that they do not trust and confess Jesus as a personal Savior. Can you think of such persons in your own circle? I am going to wait a
S.D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on Power

Cross References
Jeremiah 7:25
From the time your ancestors left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again I sent you my servants the prophets.

Zechariah 1:4
Do not be like your ancestors, to whom the earlier prophets proclaimed: This is what the LORD Almighty says: 'Turn from your evil ways and your evil practices.' But they would not listen or pay attention to me, declares the LORD.

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