Jeremiah 17:23
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English Standard Version
Yet they did not listen or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck, that they might not hear and receive instruction.

King James Bible
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

American Standard Version
But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they did not hear, nor incline their ear: but hardened their neck, that they might not hear me, and might not receive instruction.

English Revised Version
But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

Webster's Bible Translation
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

On this he founds his entreaty that the Lord will not bring him to confusion and shame by leaving his prophecies as to Judah unfulfilled, and gives his encouragement to pray in the clause: Thou art my refuge in the day of evil, in evil times; cf. Jeremiah 15:11. May God rather put his persecutors to shame and confusion by the accomplishment of the calamity foretold, Jeremiah 17:18. תּהיה pointed with Tsere instead of the abbreviation תּהי, cf. Ew. 224, c. הביא is imperat. instead of הבא, as in 1 Samuel 20:40, where the Masoretes have thus pointed even the הביא. But in the Hiph. the i has in many cases maintained itself against the , so that we are neither justified in regarding the form before us as scriptio plena, nor yet in reading הביאה. - Break them with a double breach, i.e., let the disaster fall on them doubly. "A double breach," pr. something doubled in the way of breaking or demolition. שׁבּרון is not subordinated to משׁנה in stat. constr., but is added as accus. of kind; cf. Ew. 287, h.

Jeremiah 17:23 Parallel Commentaries

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they obeyed.

Jeremiah 7:24-26 But they listened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward...

Jeremiah 11:10 They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused to hear my words...

Jeremiah 16:11,12 Then shall you say to them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, said the LORD, and have walked after other gods...

Jeremiah 19:15 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold...

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

Ezekiel 20:13,16,21 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments...

Zechariah 7:11,12 But they refused to listen, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear...

Acts 7:51 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you.

made.

Proverbs 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

nor.

Jeremiah 6:8 Be you instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land not inhabited.

Jeremiah 32:33 And they have turned to me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them...

Jeremiah 35:15 I have sent also to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying...

Psalm 50:17 Seeing you hate instruction, and casts my words behind you.

Proverbs 1:3,5 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity...

Proverbs 5:12 And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

Proverbs 8:10 Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Zephaniah 3:7 I said, Surely you will fear me, you will receive instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off, howsoever I punished them...

John 3:19-21 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light...

Cross References
Proverbs 29:1
He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing.

Jeremiah 6:8
Be warned, O Jerusalem, lest I turn from you in disgust, lest I make you a desolation, an uninhabited land."

Jeremiah 7:24
But they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in their own counsels and the stubbornness of their evil hearts, and went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 7:26
Yet they did not listen to me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck. They did worse than their fathers.

Jeremiah 7:28
And you shall say to them, 'This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the LORD their God, and did not accept discipline; truth has perished; it is cut off from their lips.

Jeremiah 11:10
They have turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, who refused to hear my words. They have gone after other gods to serve them. The house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant that I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 19:15
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, behold, I am bringing upon this city and upon all its towns all the disaster that I have pronounced against it, because they have stiffened their neck, refusing to hear my words."

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