Zechariah 7:11
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New Living Translation
"Your ancestors refused to listen to this message. They stubbornly turned away and put their fingers in their ears to keep from hearing.

King James Bible
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.

Darby Bible Translation
But they refused to hearken, and turned a rebellious shoulder, and made their ears heavy, that they should not hear.

World English Bible
But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.

Young's Literal Translation
And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:11 Pulled away - Withdrew their shoulder from the yoke of the law.

Zechariah 7:11 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Extent of Atonement.
VI. For whose benefit the atonement was intended. 1. God does all things for himself; that is, he consults his own glory and happiness, as the supreme and most influential reason for all his conduct. This is wise and right in him, because his own glory and happiness are infinitely the greatest good in and to the universe. He made the atonement to satisfy himself. "God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Zechariah
CHAPTERS I-VIII Two months after Haggai had delivered his first address to the people in 520 B.C., and a little over a month after the building of the temple had begun (Hag. i. 15), Zechariah appeared with another message of encouragement. How much it was needed we see from the popular despondency reflected in Hag. ii. 3, Jerusalem is still disconsolate (Zech. i. 17), there has been fasting and mourning, vii. 5, the city is without walls, ii. 5, the population scanty, ii. 4, and most of the people
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Matthew 13:15
For the hearts of these people are hardened, and their ears cannot hear, and they have closed their eyes--so their eyes cannot see, and their ears cannot hear, and their hearts cannot understand, and they cannot turn to me and let me heal them.'

Nehemiah 9:29
"You warned them to return to your Law, but they became proud and obstinate and disobeyed your commands. They did not follow your regulations, by which people will find life if only they obey. They stubbornly turned their backs on you and refused to listen.

Psalm 58:4
They spit venom like deadly snakes; they are like cobras that refuse to listen,

Proverbs 1:24
"I called you so often, but you wouldn't come. I reached out to you, but you paid no attention.

Isaiah 46:12
"Listen to me, you stubborn people who are so far from doing right.

Jeremiah 5:3
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.

Jeremiah 5:21
Listen, you foolish and senseless people, with eyes that do not see and ears that do not hear.

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