Jeremiah 44:16
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New International Version
"We will not listen to the message you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD!

King James Bible
As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee.

Darby Bible Translation
[As for] the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of Jehovah, we will not hearken unto thee,

World English Bible
As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of Yahweh, we will not listen to you.

Young's Literal Translation
'The word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of Jehovah -- we are not hearkening unto thee;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then all the men - and all the women - We have not seen the women in determined rebellion before. Here they make a common cause with their idolatrous husbands.

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Jeremiah 16:15-17 But, The LORD lives, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands where he had driven them...

Jeremiah 8:6,12 I listened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done...

Jeremiah 18:18 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise...

Jeremiah 38:4 Therefore the princes said to the king, We beseech you, let this man be put to death...

Exodus 5:2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Job 15:25-27 For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty...

Job 21:14,15 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways...

Psalm 2:3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

Psalm 73:8,9 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily...

Isaiah 3:9 The show of their countenance does witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not...

Daniel 3:15 Now if you be ready that at what time you hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer...

Luke 19:14,27 But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us...

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God's Patient Pleadings
'I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.'--JER. xliv. 4. The long death-agony of the Jewish kingdom has come to an end. The frivolous levity, which fed itself on illusions and would not be sobered by facts, has been finally crushed out of the wretched people. The dreary succession of incompetent kings--now a puppet set up by Egypt, now another puppet set up by Babylon, has ended with the weak Zedekiah. The
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but does daily break them, in thought, word, and deed. In many things we offend all.' James 3: 2. Man in his primitive state of innocence, was endowed with ability to keep the whole moral law. He had rectitude of mind, sanctity of will, and perfection of power. He had the copy of God's law written on his heart; no sooner did God command but he obeyed.
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
1 Samuel 8:19
But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us.

Proverbs 1:24
But since you refuse to listen when I call and no one pays attention when I stretch out my hand,

Jeremiah 11:8
But they did not listen or pay attention; instead, they followed the stubbornness of their evil hearts. So I brought on them all the curses of the covenant I had commanded them to follow but that they did not keep.'"

Jeremiah 11:10
They have returned to the sins of their ancestors, who refused to listen to my words. They have followed other gods to serve them. Both Israel and Judah have broken the covenant I made with their ancestors.

Jeremiah 13:10
These wicked people, who refuse to listen to my words, who follow the stubbornness of their hearts and go after other gods to serve and worship them, will be like this belt--completely useless!

Jeremiah 42:13
"However, if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' and so disobey the LORD your God,

Jeremiah 43:2
Azariah son of Hoshaiah and Johanan son of Kareah and all the arrogant men said to Jeremiah, "You are lying! The LORD our God has not sent you to say, 'You must not go to Egypt to settle there.'

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