Judges 11:28
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New International Version
The king of Ammon, however, paid no attention to the message Jephthah sent him.

New Living Translation
But the king of Ammon paid no attention to Jephthah's message.

English Standard Version
But the king of the Ammonites did not listen to the words of Jephthah that he sent to him.

New American Standard Bible
But the king of the sons of Ammon disregarded the message which Jephthah sent him.

King James Bible
Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the king of the Ammonites would not listen to Jephthah's message that he sent him.

International Standard Version
But the king of the Ammonites wouldn't heed the message that Jephthah had sent to him.

NET Bible
But the Ammonite king disregarded the message sent by Jephthah.

New Heart English Bible
However the king of the children of Ammon did not listen to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the king of Ammon didn't listen to the message Jephthah sent him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

New American Standard 1977
But the king of the sons of Ammon disregarded the message which Jephthah sent him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the king of the sons of Ammon did not hear the reasons of Jephthah which he sent him.

King James 2000 Bible
However the king of the children of Ammon heeded not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

American King James Version
However, the king of the children of Ammon listened not to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

American Standard Version
Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king of the children of Ammon would not hearken to the words of Jephte, which he sent him by the messengers.

Darby Bible Translation
But the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not to the words of Jephthah that he had sent him.

English Revised Version
Howbeit the king of the children Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

Webster's Bible Translation
But, the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

World English Bible
However the king of the children of Ammon didn't listen to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king of the Bene-Ammon hath not hearkened unto the words of Jephthah which he sent unto him,
Study Bible
Jephthah Delivers Israel
27'I therefore have not sinned against you, but you are doing me wrong by making war against me; may the LORD, the Judge, judge today between the sons of Israel and the sons of Ammon.'" 28But the king of the sons of Ammon disregarded the message which Jephthah sent him. 29Now the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, so that he passed through Gilead and Manasseh; then he passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead he went on to the sons of Ammon.…
Cross References
Judges 11:27
'I therefore have not sinned against you, but you are doing me wrong by making war against me; may the LORD, the Judge, judge today between the sons of Israel and the sons of Ammon.'"

Judges 11:29
Now the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, so that he passed through Gilead and Manasseh; then he passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead he went on to the sons of Ammon.
Treasury of Scripture

However, the king of the children of Ammon listened not to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.

2 Kings 14:11 But Amaziah would not hear. Therefore Jehoash king of Israel went up…

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

(28) Hearkened not.--We are not told of any counter-arguments. Probably the king of Ammon cared only for the argument of the sword--

"The good old rule

Contented him, the simple plan

That they should get who have the power,

And they should keep who can."

Howbeit, the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him. He attended not to the arguments Jephthah made use of, and did not choose to seem at least to be convinced by them, nor to regard the awful appeal he had made to the great Jehovah. 28. Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah—His remonstrances to the aggressor were disregarded, and war being inevitable, preparations were made for a determined resistance.11:12-28 One instance of the honour and respect we owe to God, as our God, is, rightly to employ what he gives us to possess. Receive it from him, use it for him, and part with it when he calls for it. The whole of this message shows that Jephthah was well acquainted with the books of Moses. His argument was clear, and his demand reasonable. Those who possess the most courageous faith, will be the most disposed for peace, and the readiest to make advances to obtain; but rapacity and ambition often cloak their designs under a plea of equity, and render peaceful endeavours of no avail.
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