New Living Translation
He gets their attention and commands that they turn from evil.
King James Bible
He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.
Darby Bible Translation
And he openeth their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.
World English Bible
He also opens their ears to instruction, and commands that they return from iniquity.
Young's Literal Translation
And He uncovereth their ear for instruction, And saith that they turn back from iniquity.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:10 Openeth - He inclines them to hearken to what God speaks by the rod.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Great Teacher
"That which was from the Beginning,"
Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
2 Kings 17:13
Again and again the LORD had sent his prophets and seers to warn both Israel and Judah: "Turn from all your evil ways. Obey my commands and decrees--the entire law that I commanded your ancestors to obey, and that I gave you through my servants the prophets."
He whispers in their ears and terrifies them with warnings.
But by means of their suffering, he rescues those who suffer. For he gets their attention through adversity.
Be on guard! Turn back from evil, for God sent this suffering to keep you from a life of evil.
People and animals alike must wear garments of mourning, and everyone must pray earnestly to God. They must turn from their evil ways and stop all their violence.
I thought, 'Surely they will have reverence for me now! Surely they will listen to my warnings. Then I won't need to strike again, destroying their homes.' But no, they get up early to continue their evil deeds.
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