2 Kings 17:40
Good News Translation
But those people would not listen, and they continued to follow their old customs.

Contemporary English Version
But the people living in Israel ignored that command and kept on following their old customs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they did not hearken to them, but did according to their old custom.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But they did not hearken to them, but did according to their old custom.

they did not

Jeremiah 13:23 If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.

but they did

2 Kings 17:8,12,34 And they walked according to the way of the nations which the Lord had destroyed in the sight of the children of Israel, and of the kings of Israel: because they had done in like manner. . . .

Deuteronomy 4:28 And there you shall serve gods, that were framed with men's hands: wood and stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Context
Israel's Cities Resettled by Foreigners
39But fear the Lord, your God, and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies. 40But they did not hearken to them, but did according to their old custom.41So these nations feared the Lord, but nevertheless served also their idols: their children also, and grandchildren, as their fathers did, so do they unto this day.…
Cross References
2 Kings 17:39
But fear the Lord, your God, and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.

2 Kings 17:41
So these nations feared the Lord, but nevertheless served also their idols: their children also, and grandchildren, as their fathers did, so do they unto this day.

Additional Translations
But they would not listen, and they persisted in their former customs.However, they did not listen, but they did after their former manner.

Howbeit they did not hearken, but they did after their former manner.

Neither shall ye comply with their practice, which they follow.

And they did not hearken, but did after their former customs.

Howbeit they did not hearken, but they did after their former manner.

Yet they did not hearken, but they did after their former manner.

However they did not listen, but they did what they did before.

and they have not hearkened, but according to their former custom they are doing,
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