New Living Translation
"We will not listen to your messages from 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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LibraryNature of Covenanting.
A covenant is a mutual voluntary compact between two parties on given terms or conditions. It may be made between superiors and inferiors, or between equals. The sentiment that a covenant can be made only between parties respectively independent of one another is inconsistent with the testimony of Scripture. Parties to covenants in a great variety of relative circumstances, are there introduced. There, covenant relations among men are represented as obtaining not merely between nation and nation, …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
1 Samuel 8:19
But the people refused to listen to Samuel's warning. "Even so, we still want a king," they said.
"I called you so often, but you wouldn't come. I reached out to you, but you paid no attention.
but your ancestors did not listen or even pay attention. Instead, they stubbornly followed their own evil desires. And because they refused to obey, I brought upon them all the curses described in this covenant.'"
They have returned to the sins of their forefathers. They have refused to listen to me and are worshiping other gods. Israel and Judah have both broken the covenant I made with their ancestors.
These wicked people refuse to listen to me. They stubbornly follow their own desires and worship other gods. Therefore, they will become like this loincloth--good for nothing!
"But if you refuse to obey the LORD your God, and if you say, 'We will not stay here;
Azariah son of Hoshaiah and Johanan son of Kareah and all the other proud men said to Jeremiah, "You lie! The LORD our God hasn't forbidden us to go to Egypt!
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