2 Chronicles 24:19
New International Version
Although the LORD sent prophets to the people to bring them back to him, and though they testified against them, they would not listen.

New Living Translation
Yet the LORD sent prophets to bring them back to him. The prophets warned them, but still the people would not listen.

English Standard Version
Yet he sent prophets among them to bring them back to the LORD. These testified against them, but they would not pay attention.

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, the LORD sent prophets to bring the people back to Him and to testify against them; but they would not listen.

New American Standard Bible
Yet He sent prophets to them to bring them back to the LORD; though they testified against them, they would not listen.

King James Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Christian Standard Bible
Nevertheless, he sent them prophets to bring them back to the LORD; they admonished them, but the people would not listen.

Contemporary English Version
but he still sent prophets who warned them to turn back to him. The people refused to listen.

Good News Translation
The LORD sent prophets to warn them to return to him, but the people refused to listen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Nevertheless, He sent them prophets to bring them back to the LORD; they admonished them, but the people would not listen.

International Standard Version
Nevertheless, God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the LORD.

NET Bible
The LORD sent prophets among them to lead them back to him. They warned the people, but they would not pay attention.

New Heart English Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD sent them prophets to bring them back to himself. The prophets warned them, but they wouldn't listen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet He sent prophets to them, to bring them back unto the LORD; and they admonished them, but they would not give ear.

New American Standard 1977
Yet He sent prophets to them to bring them back to the LORD; though they testified against them, they would not listen.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Yet he sent prophets to them to bring them again unto the LORD, and they testified against them, but they would not give ear.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

American King James Version
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

American Standard Version
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto Jehovah; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
yet he sent prophets to them, to turn them to the Lord; but they hearkened not: and he testified to them, but they obeyed not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he sent prophets to them to bring them back to the Lord, and they would not give ear when they testified against them.

Darby Bible Translation
And he sent prophets among them to bring them again to Jehovah, and they testified against them; but they would not give ear.

English Revised Version
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

World English Bible
Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to Yahweh; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Young's Literal Translation
And He sendeth among them prophets, to bring them back unto Jehovah, and they testify against them, and they have not given ear;
Study Bible
The Wickedness of Joash
18They abandoned the house of the LORD, the God of their fathers, and served the Asherah poles and idols. So wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this guilt of theirs. 19Nevertheless, the LORD sent prophets to bring the people back to Him and to testify against them; but they would not listen. 20Then the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, who stood up before the people and said to them, “This is what God says: ‘Why do you transgress the commandments of the LORD so that you cannot prosper? Because you have forsaken the LORD, He has forsaken you.’…
Cross References
Jeremiah 7:25
From the day your fathers came out of the land of Egypt until this day, I have sent you all My servants the prophets time and time again.

Zechariah 1:4
Do not be like your forefathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed: This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Turn now from your evil ways and your evil deeds.' But they did not listen or pay attention to Me, declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Yet he sent

2 Chronicles 36:15,16
And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling place: …

2 Kings 17:13-15
Yet the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by my servants the prophets…

Nehemiah 9:26
Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

but they would

Psalm 95:7,8
For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice, …

Isaiah 28:23
Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 42:23
Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken and hear for the time to come?







Lexicon
Nevertheless, [the LORD] sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֤ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

prophets
נְבִאִ֔ים (nə·ḇi·’îm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet

to bring [the people] back
לַהֲשִׁיבָ֖ם (la·hă·šî·ḇām)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

[Him]
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and to testify
וַיָּעִ֥ידוּ (way·yā·‘î·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5749: To duplicate, repeat, to protest, testify, to encompass, restore

against them;
בָ֖ם (ḇām)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

but they would not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

listen.
הֶאֱזִֽינוּ׃ (he·’ĕ·zî·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 238: To broaden out the ear, to listen
(19) Yet.--And.

To them.--Among them.

And they testified against them.--Solemnly besought them, exhorted them in the name of God (Exodus 20:21; 2Kings 17:13).

But they would.--And they did.

Verse 19. - Prophets. The name of only one, Zechariah, as in next verse, is given (see by the side of this verse the emphatic and touching language of 2 Chronicles 36:14-16). 24:15-27 See what a great judgment on any prince or people, the death of godly, zealous, useful men is. See how necessary it is that we act in religion from inward principle. Then the loss of a parent, a minister, or a friend, will not be losing our religion. Often both princes and inferior people have been flattered to their ruin. True grace alone will enable a man to bring forth fruit unto the end. Zechariah, the son of Jehoiada, being filled with the Spirit of prophecy, stood up, and told the people of their sin. This is the work of ministers, by the word of God, as a lamp and a light, to discover the sin of men, and expound the providences of God. They stoned Zechariah to death in the court of the house of the Lord. Observe the dying martyr's words: The Lord look upon it, and require it! This came not from a spirit of revenge, but a spirit of prophecy. God smote Joash with great diseases, of body, or mind, or both, before the Syrians departed from him. If vengeance pursue men, the end of one trouble will be but the beginning of another. His own servants slew him. These judgments are called the burdens laid upon him, for the wrath of God is a heavy burden, too heavy for any man to bear. May God help us to take warning, to be upright in heart, and to persevere in his ways to the end.
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