New International Version
Instead, they have followed the stubbornness of their hearts; they have followed the Baals, as their ancestors taught them."
King James Bible
But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:
Darby Bible Translation
but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them;
World English Bible
but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baals, which their fathers taught them;
Young's Literal Translation
And they walk after the stubbornness of their heart, And after the Baalim, that their fathers taught them,
Jeremiah 9:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who is the wise man - To whom has God revealed these things? He is the truly wise man. But it is to his prophet alone that God has revealed these things, and the speedy fulfillment of the predictions will show that the prophet has not spoken of himself.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
imagination. or stubbornness. which.
LibraryIndia's Ills and England's Sorrows
It would seem as if some men had been sent into this world for the very purpose of being the world's weepers. God's great house is thoroughly furnished with everything, everything that can express the thoughts and the emotions of the inhabitant, God hath made. I find in nature, plants to be everlasting weepers. There by the lonely brook, where the maiden cast away her life, the willow weeps for ever; and there in the grave yard where men lie slumbering till the trumpet of the archangel shall awaken …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Steadfast unto the End
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
1 Peter 1:18
For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors,
The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' Those who deal with the law did not know me; the leaders rebelled against me. The prophets prophesied by Baal, following worthless idols.
"How can you say, 'I am not defiled; I have not run after the Baals'? See how you behaved in the valley; consider what you have done. You are a swift she-camel running here and there,
But they did not listen or pay attention; instead, they followed the stubborn inclinations of their evil hearts. They went backward and not forward.
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.'"
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