New International Version
You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen, for they are rebellious.
King James Bible
And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear; for they are rebellious.
World English Bible
You shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear; for they are most rebellious.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast spoken My words unto them, whether they hear or whether they forbear, for they are rebellious.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whether they will hear - Whether they receive the message, or persecute thee for it, declare it to them, that they may be without excuse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
most rebellious [HEB] rebellion
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"And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them; neither be afraid of their words, though briars and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions; be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house."--Ezekiel ii. 6. What is here implied, as the trial of the Prophet Ezekiel, was fulfilled more or less in the case of all the Prophets. They were not Teachers merely, but Confessors. They came not merely to unfold the Law, or to foretell the Gospel, …
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But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am too young.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.
"Get yourself ready! Stand up and say to them whatever I command you. Do not be terrified by them, or I will terrify you before them.
"When you tell them all this, they will not listen to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.
Say to them, 'Hear the word of the LORD, you kings of Judah and all people of Judah and everyone living in Jerusalem who come through these gates.
all the officials sent Jehudi son of Nethaniah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, to say to Baruch, "Bring the scroll from which you have read to the people and come." So Baruch son of Neriah went to them with the scroll in his hand.
I have told you today, but you still have not obeyed the LORD your God in all he sent me to tell you.
And whether they listen or fail to listen--for they are a rebellious people--they will know that a prophet has been among them.
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