Proverbs 1:24 {25}
Good News Translation
I have been calling you, inviting you to come, but you would not listen. You paid no attention to me.

Contemporary English Version
You completely ignored me and refused to listen;

Douay-Rheims Bible
You have despised all my counsel, and have neglected my reprehensions.

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You have despised all my counsel, and have neglected my reprehensions.

i have called

Isaiah 50:2 Because I came, and there was not a man: I called, and there was none that would hear. Is my hand shortened and become little, that I cannot redeem? or is there no strength in me to deliver? Behold at my rebuke I will make the sea a desert, I will turn the rivers into dry land: the fishes shall rot for want of water, and shall die for thirst.

Isaiah 65:12 I will number you in the sword, and you shall all fall by slaughter: because I called and you did not answer: I spoke, and you did not hear: and you did evil in my eyes, and you have chosen the things that displease me.

Isaiah 66:4 Wherefore I also will choose their mockeries, and will bring upon them the things they feared: because I called, and there was none that would answer; I have spoken, and they heard not; and they have done evil in my eyes, and have chosen the things that displease me.

Jeremiah 7:13 And now, because you have done all these works, saith the Lord: and I have spoken to you rising up early, and speaking, and you have not heard: and I have called you, and you have not answered:

Ezekiel 8:18 Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Zechariah 7:11,12 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear. . . .

Matthew 22:5,6 But they neglected and went their ways, one to his farm and another to his merchandise. . . .

Matthew 23:37,38 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not? . . .

Hebrews 12:25,26 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven. . . .

stretched

Psalm 31:20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy face, from the disturbance of men. Thou shalt protect them in thy tabernacle from the contradiction of tongues.

Acts 4:30 By stretching forth thy hand to cures and signs and wonders, to be done by the name of thy holy Son, Jesus.

Romans 10:21 But to Israel he saith: All the day long have I spread my hands to a people that believeth not and contradicteth me.

Context
Wisdom Calls Aloud
23Because I called, and you refused: I stretched out my hand, and there was none that regarded. 24You have despised all my counsel, and have neglected my reprehensions.25I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared.…
Cross References
Romans 10:21
But to Israel he saith: All the day long have I spread my hands to a people that believeth not and contradicteth me.

1 Samuel 28:6
And he consulted the Lord, and he answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by priests, nor by prophets.

2 Chronicles 36:16
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.

Proverbs 29:1
The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.

Isaiah 65:2
I have spread forth my hands all the day to an unbelieving people, who walk in a way that is not good after their own thoughts.

Isaiah 65:12
I will number you in the sword, and you shall all fall by slaughter: because I called and you did not answer: I spoke, and you did not hear: and you did evil in my eyes, and you have chosen the things that displease me.

Isaiah 66:4
Wherefore I also will choose their mockeries, and will bring upon them the things they feared: because I called, and there was none that would answer; I have spoken, and they heard not; and they have done evil in my eyes, and have chosen the things that displease me.

Jeremiah 7:13
And now, because you have done all these works, saith the Lord: and I have spoken to you rising up early, and speaking, and you have not heard: and I have called you, and you have not answered:

Jeremiah 9:6
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit: through deceit they have refused to know me, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 35:17
Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Behold I will bring upon Juda, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them, because I have spoken to them, and they have not heard: I have called to them, and they have not answered me.

Jeremiah 44:16
As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee:

Zechariah 7:11
But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.

Zechariah 7:13
And it came to pass that as he spoke, and they heard not: so shall they cry, and I will not hear, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Because you refused my call, and no one took my outstretched hand,Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Because I have called, and ye have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man hath regarded;

Since I called, and ye did not hearken; and I spoke at length, and ye gave no heed;

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention;

Because I have called, and ye refuse, I stretched out my hand, and none is attending,
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