New Living Translation
But my people have not listened to me or even tried to hear. They have been stubborn and sinful--even worse than their ancestors.
King James Bible
Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.
Darby Bible Translation
but they have not hearkened unto me, nor inclined their ear; and they have hardened their neck: they have done worse than their fathers.
World English Bible
yet they didn't listen to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers.
Young's Literal Translation
And they have not hearkened unto Me, Nor inclined their ear, and harden their neck, They have done evil above their fathers.
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LibraryWhether a Vow Should Always be About a Better Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that a vow need not be always about a better good. A greater good is one that pertains to supererogation. But vows are not only about matters of supererogation, but also about matters of salvation: thus in Baptism men vow to renounce the devil and his pomps, and to keep the faith, as a gloss observes on Ps. 75:12, "Vow ye, and pay to the Lord your God"; and Jacob vowed (Gn. 28:21) that the Lord should be his God. Now this above all is necessary for salvation. Therefore …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Appendix iv. An Abstract of Jewish History from the Reign of Alexander the Great to the Accession of Herod
Go ahead and finish what your ancestors started.
"But our ancestors were proud and stubborn, and they paid no attention to your commands.
What more could I have done for my vineyard that I have not already done? When I expected sweet grapes, why did my vineyard give me bitter grapes?
LORD, you are searching for honesty. You struck your people, but they paid no attention. You crushed them, but they refused to be corrected. They are determined, with faces set like stone; they have refused to repent.
To whom can I give warning? Who will listen when I speak? Their ears are closed, and they cannot hear. They scorn the word of the LORD. They don't want to listen at all.
And you are even worse than your ancestors! You stubbornly follow your own evil desires and refuse to listen to me.
but they did not listen or obey. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or accept my discipline.
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