Proverbs 29:1
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New International Version
Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed--without remedy.

New Living Translation
Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.

English Standard Version
He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing.

New American Standard Bible
A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

King James Bible
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One who becomes stiff-necked, after many reprimands will be shattered instantly-- beyond recovery.

International Standard Version
After many rebukes, the stiff-necked man will be broken incurably, without any warning.

NET Bible
The one who stiffens his neck after numerous rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The man that does not receive rebuke and hardens his neck will quickly be ruined and there will be no healing for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person who will not bend after many warnings will suddenly be broken beyond repair.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be broken, and that without remedy.

New American Standard 1977
A man who hardens his neck after much reproof
            Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that being often reproved hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed and that without remedy.

King James 2000 Bible
He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

American King James Version
He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

American Standard Version
He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.

Darby Bible Translation
He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and without remedy.

English Revised Version
He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck shall suddenly be broken, and that without remedy.

Webster's Bible Translation
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

World English Bible
He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

Young's Literal Translation
A man often reproved, hardening the neck, Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
29:1 If God wounds, who can heal? The word of God warns all to flee from the wrath to come, to the hope set before us in Jesus Christ. 2. The people have cause to rejoice or mourn, as their rulers are righteous or wicked. 3. Divine wisdom best keeps us from ruinous lusts. 4. The Lord Jesus is the King who will minister true judgment to the people. 5. Flatterers put men off their guard, which betrays them into foolish conduct. 6. Transgressions always end in vexations. Righteous men walk at liberty, and walk in safety. 7. This verse is applicable to compassion for the distress of the poor, and the unfeeling disregard shown by the wicked. 8. The scornful mock at things sacred and serious. Men who promote religion, which is true wisdom, turn away the wrath of God. 9. If a wise man dispute with a conceited wrangler, he will be treated with anger or ridicule; and no good is done. 10. Christ told his disciples that they should be hated of all men. The just, whom the blood-thirsty hate, gladly do any thing for their salvation.
Study Bible
The Stiff-Necked will Be Destroyed
1A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy. 2When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 2:25
"If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?" But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the LORD desired to put them to death.

2 Chronicles 36:16
but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Job 9:4
"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

Proverbs 1:24
"Because I called and you refused, I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

Proverbs 6:15
Therefore his calamity will come suddenly; Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.

Isaiah 48:4
"Because I know that you are obstinate, And your neck is an iron sinew And your forehead bronze,

Jeremiah 17:23
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

Jeremiah 36:31
"I will also punish him and his descendants and his servants for their iniquity, and I will bring on them and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and the men of Judah all the calamity that I have declared to them-- but they did not listen."'"

Habakkuk 2:7
"Will not your creditors rise up suddenly, And those who collect from you awaken? Indeed, you will become plunder for them.
Treasury of Scripture

He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

he, that being often reproved or a man of reproofs

Proverbs 1:24-31 Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, …

1 Samuel 2:25,34 If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if …

1 Kings 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said …

1 Kings 18:18 And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's …

1 Kings 20:42 And he said to him, Thus said the LORD, Because you have let go out …

1 Kings 21:20-23 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, …

1 Kings 22:20-23,28,34-37 And the LORD said, Who shall persuade Ahab, that he may go up and …

2 Chronicles 25:16 And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said to …

2 Chronicles 33:10 And the LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not listen.

2 Chronicles 36:15-17 And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, …

Jeremiah 25:3-5 From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, …

Jeremiah 26:3-5 If so be they will listen, and turn every man from his evil way, …

Jeremiah 35:13-16 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Go and tell the men …

Zechariah 1:3-6 Therefore say you to them, Thus said the LORD of hosts; Turn you …

Matthew 26:21-25 And as they did eat, he said, Truly I say to you, that one of you …

John 6:70,71 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil…

John 13:10,11,18,26 Jesus said to him, He that is washed needs not save to wash his feet, …

Acts 1:18,25 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling …

hardeneth

2 Chronicles 36:13 And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him …

Nehemiah 9:29 And testified against them, that you might bring them again to your …

Isaiah 48:4 Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, …

Jeremiah 17:23 But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck …

shall

Proverbs 6:15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be …

Proverbs 28:18 Whoever walks uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in …

Isaiah 30:13,14 Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, …

Zechariah 7:11-14 But they refused to listen, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped …

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction …

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