2 Chronicles 36:16
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New International Version
But they mocked God's messengers, despised his words and scoffed at his prophets until the wrath of the LORD was aroused against his people and there was no remedy.

New Living Translation
But the people mocked these messengers of God and despised their words. They scoffed at the prophets until the LORD's anger could no longer be restrained and nothing could be done.

English Standard Version
But they kept mocking the messengers of God, despising his words and scoffing at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD rose against his people, until there was no remedy.

Berean Study Bible
But they mocked the messengers of God, despising His words and scoffing at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD against His people was stirred up beyond remedy.

New American Standard Bible
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.

King James Bible
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Christian Standard Bible
But they kept ridiculing God's messengers, despising his words, and scoffing at his prophets, until the LORD's wrath was so stirred up against his people that there was no remedy.

Contemporary English Version
But the people only laughed and insulted these prophets. They ignored what the LORD God was trying to tell them, until he finally became so angry that nothing could stop him from punishing Judah and Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
But they made fun of God's messengers, ignoring his words and laughing at his prophets, until at last the LORD's anger against his people was so great that there was no escape.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But they kept ridiculing God's messengers, despising His words, and scoffing at His prophets, until the LORD's wrath was so stirred up against His people that there was no remedy.

International Standard Version
but they mocked God's messengers, despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until there was no remedy for the wrath of the LORD that arose to punish his people.

NET Bible
But they mocked God's messengers, despised his warnings, and ridiculed his prophets. Finally the LORD got very angry at his people and there was no one who could prevent his judgment.

New Heart English Bible
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, until there was no remedy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But they mocked God's messengers, despised his words, and made fun of his prophets until the LORD became angry with his people. He could no longer heal them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised His words, and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, till there was no remedy.

New American Standard 1977
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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But they mocked the messengers of God and despised his words and misused his prophets until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

King James 2000 Bible
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

American King James Version
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

American Standard Version
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Jehovah arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Darby Bible Translation
But they mocked at the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the fury of Jehovah rose against his people, and there was no remedy.

English Revised Version
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Webster's Bible Translation
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

World English Bible
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Yahweh arose against his people, until there was no remedy.

Young's Literal Translation
and they are mocking at the messengers of God, and despising His words, and acting deceitfully with His prophets, till the going up of the fury of Jehovah against His people -- till there is no healing.
Study Bible
The Fall of Jerusalem
15Time and again the LORD, the God of their fathers, sent word to His people through His messengers, because He had compassion on them and on His dwelling place. 16But they mocked the messengers of God, despising His words and scoffing at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD against His people was stirred up beyond remedy. 17So He brought up against them the king of the Chaldeans, who put their choice young men to the sword in the sanctuary, sparing neither young men nor young women, neither elderly nor infirm. God gave them all into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:12
Rejoice and celebrate, because great is your reward in heaven; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets before you.

Matthew 23:34
Because of this, I am sending you prophets and wise men and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and others you will flog in your synagogues and persecute in town after town.

Luke 6:23
Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For their fathers treated the prophets in the same way.

2 Kings 2:23
From there, Elisha went up to Bethel, and as he was walking up the road, a group of young men came out of the city and jeered at him, chanting, "Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!"

2 Chronicles 30:10
And the couriers traveled from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun; but the people scorned and mocked them.

Ezra 5:12
But since our fathers angered the God of heaven, He handed them over to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the Chaldean who destroyed this temple and carried away the people to Babylon.

Nehemiah 9:26
But they were disobedient and rebelled against You; they flung Your law behind their backs. They killed Your prophets who had admonished them to turn back to You. They committed terrible blasphemies.

Nehemiah 9:30
Yet You were patient with them for many years, and Your Spirit admonished them through Your prophets, but they would not listen; so You gave them into the hands of the people of the land.

Proverbs 6:15
Therefore calamity will come upon him suddenly; in an instant he will be shattered beyond recovery.

Proverbs 29:1
A man who remains stiff-necked after much reproof will suddenly be shattered beyond recovery.

Isaiah 5:4
What more could have been done for My vineyard that I did not already do in it? Why, when I waited for it to yield good grapes, did it bring forth sour fruit?

Isaiah 65:12
I will destine you for the sword, and you will all kneel down to be slaughtered, because I called and you did not answer, I spoke and you did not listen; you did evil in My sight and chose that in which I did not delight."

Jeremiah 5:12
They have lied about the LORD and said, "He will not do anything; harm will not come to us; we will not see sword or famine.

Jeremiah 5:13
The prophets are but wind, for the LORD's word is not in them. So let their own words be done to them."

Jeremiah 13:10
These evil people, who refuse to listen to My words, who follow the stubbornness of their own hearts, and who go after other gods to serve and worship them, they will be like this loincloth--of no use at all.

Jeremiah 20:8
For whenever I speak, I cry out, I proclaim violence and destruction. For the word of the LORD has become to me a reproach and derision all day long.

Jeremiah 30:12
For this is what the LORD says: "Your injury is incurable; your wound is grievous.

Jeremiah 32:33
They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.

Jeremiah 42:18
For this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: 'Just as My anger and wrath were poured out on the residents of Jerusalem, so will My wrath be poured out on you if you go to Egypt. You will become an object of cursing and horror, of vilification and disgrace, and you will never see this place again.'

Daniel 9:6
We have not listened to Your servants the prophets, who spoke in Your name to our kings, leaders, fathers, and all the people of the land.

Treasury of Scripture

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

mocked

2 Chronicles 30:10 So the posts passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim …

Psalm 35:16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed on me with their teeth.

Isaiah 28:22 Now therefore be you not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: …

Jeremiah 5:12,13 They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall …

Jeremiah 20:7 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger …

Luke 18:32 For he shall be delivered to the Gentiles, and shall be mocked, and …

Luke 22:63,64 And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him…

Luke 23:11,36 And Herod with his men of war set him at nothing, and mocked him, …

Acts 2:13 Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.

Acts 17:32 And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: …

Hebrews 11:36 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yes, moreover …

despised

Proverbs 1:24-30 Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, …

Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: …

Acts 13:41 Behold, you despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work …

1 Thessalonians 4:8 He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also …

misused

Jeremiah 32:3 For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, Why do you prophesy, …

Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah …

Matthew 5:12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: …

Matthew 21:33-41 Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted …

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they …

the wrath

Psalm 74:1 O God, why have you cast us off for ever? why does your anger smoke …

Psalm 79:1-5 O God, the heathen are come into your inheritance; your holy temple …

till

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

Proverbs 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be …

remedy [heb] healing







(16) But they mocked.--And they were mocking, mal'ibim; only here (an Aramaism).

Misused.--Mitta'te'im, only here. Derided, strictly, stammered. Another form of this verb occurs in Genesis 27:12. (Comp. for the fact Isaiah 28:9-14; Ezekiel 33, 30; Jeremiah 17:15; Jeremiah 20:7-8.)

Till there was no remedy.--Healing; i.e., deliverance, ??????? (comp. 2Chronicles 21:18). God is said to heal, when he averts calamity (2Chronicles 30:20).

The wrath . . . arose.--Went up ('?l?h), like smoke (Psalm 18:8; 2Samuel 11:20).

Verse 16. - No remedy (comp. our 2 Chronicles 21:18; Proverbs 6:15; Proverbs 29:1; Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 14:19; Jeremiah 33:6; Malachi 4:2 [3:20]). But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words,.... Which was the treatment Jeremiah and Ezekiel frequently met with:

and misused his prophets; imprisoned them, as Micaiah and Jeremiah were:

until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people; which burned like fire in his breast, and broke out to the consumption of them:

till there was no remedy; or healing of them; there was no reclaiming or recovering of them, no bringing them to repentance, and no pardon for them. 36:1-21 The ruin of Judah and Jerusalem came on by degrees. The methods God takes to call back sinners by his word, by ministers, by conscience, by providences, are all instances of his compassion toward them, and his unwillingness that any should perish. See here what woful havoc sin makes, and, as we value the comfort and continuance of our earthly blessings, let us keep that worm from the root of them. They had many times ploughed and sowed their land in the seventh year, when it should have rested, and now it lay unploughed and unsown for ten times seven years. God will be no loser in his glory at last, by the disobedience of men. If they refused to let the land rest, God would make it rest. What place, O God, shall thy justice spare, if Jerusalem has perished? If that delight of thine were cut off for wickedness, let us not be high-minded, but fear.
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