New Living Translation
ignoring the tunes of the snake charmers, no matter how skillfully they play.
King James Bible
Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
Darby Bible Translation
Which doth not hearken to the voice of enchanters, of one charming ever so wisely.
World English Bible
which doesn't listen to the voice of charmers, no matter how skillful the charmer may be.
Young's Literal Translation
Which hearkeneth not to the voice of whisperers, A charmer of charms most skilful.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
58:5 Not hearken - As they commonly say of the adders, such really are these men: deaf to all my counsels, to their own consciences, and to God's law. Of the charming or enchanting of serpents, mention is made both in other places of scripture, and in all sorts of authors, ancient and modern, Hebrew and Arabick, and Greek and Latin. And particularly the Arabick writers (to whom these creatures were best known) name some sorts of serpents, among which the adder is one, which they call deaf, not because they are dull of hearing, but, as one of them expressly faith, because they will not be charmed.
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James I. 18. James I. 18. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures. I INTEND the words which I have now been reading, only as an introduction to that address to the sons and daughters of the Lord Almighty, with which I am now to conclude these lectures; and therefore shall not enter into any critical discussion, either of them, or of the context. I hope God has made the series of these discourses, in some measure, useful to those …
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or cast spells, or function as mediums or psychics, or call forth the spirits of the dead.
If a person does not repent, God will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow.
If a snake bites before you charm it, what's the use of being a snake charmer?
I will send these enemy troops among you like poisonous snakes you cannot charm. They will bite you, and you will die. I, the Lord, have spoken!"
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