Jeremiah 17:23
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New Living Translation
but they did not listen or obey. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or accept my discipline.

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

Darby Bible Translation
but they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but hardened their neck, that they might not hear nor receive instruction.

World English Bible
But they didn't listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.

Young's Literal Translation
And they have not hearkened nor inclined their ear, And they stiffen their neck not to hear, And not to receive instruction.

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Severinus in Germany.
As the Lord ever sends his angels when there is most need of help, so in the midst of the desolation and destruction which ensued on that irruption of the barbarians by which the Roman empire was broken in pieces after the death of Attila, the great desolator and exterminator, (A. D. 453,) He sent to the aid of the oppressed people of Germany, on the banks of the Danube, in their sore need, a man endowed with an extraordinary energy of love. His whole appearance has in it something enigmatical. As
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Trust of the Wicked, and the Righteous Compared. Jer 17:5-8

John Newton—Olney Hymns

But in Order that we Fall not Away from Continence...
10. But in order that we fall not away from Continence, we ought to watch specially against those snares of the suggestions of the devil, that we presume not of our own strength. For, "Cursed is every one that setteth his hope in man." [1838] And who is he, but man? We cannot therefore truly say that he setteth not his hope in man, who setteth it in himself. For this also, to "live after man," what is it but to "live after the flesh?" Whoso therefore is tempted by such a suggestion, let him hear,
St. Augustine—On Continence

Epistle i. To the Roman Citizens.
To the Roman Citizens. Gregory, servant of the servants of God, to his most beloved sons the Roman citizens. It has come to my ears that certain men of perverse spirit have sown among you some things that are wrong and opposed to the holy faith, so as to forbid any work being done on the Sabbath day. What else can I call these but preachers of Antichrist, who, when he comes, will cause the Sabbath day as well as the Lord's day to be kept free from all work. For, because he pretends to die and rise
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Proverbs 29:1
Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.

Jeremiah 6:8
Listen to this warning, Jerusalem, or I will turn from you in disgust. Listen, or I will turn you into a heap of ruins, a land where no one lives."

Jeremiah 7:24
"But my people would not listen to me. They kept doing whatever they wanted, following the stubborn desires of their evil hearts. They went backward instead of forward.

Jeremiah 7:26
But my people have not listened to me or even tried to hear. They have been stubborn and sinful--even worse than their ancestors.

Jeremiah 7:28
Say to them, 'This is the nation whose people will not obey the LORD their God and who refuse to be taught. Truth has vanished from among them; it is no longer heard on their lips.

Jeremiah 11:10
They have returned to the sins of their forefathers. They have refused to listen to me and are worshiping other gods. Israel and Judah have both broken the covenant I made with their ancestors.

Jeremiah 19:15
"This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: 'I will bring disaster upon this city and its surrounding towns as I promised, because you have stubbornly refused to listen to me.'"

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