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;
Jeremiah 44:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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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'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 …
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Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
1 Samuel 8:19
But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us.
But since you refuse to listen when I call and no one pays attention when I stretch out my hand,
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.'"
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.
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!
"However, if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' and so disobey the LORD your God,
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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