Zechariah 7:13
New International Version
"'When I called, they did not listen; so when they called, I would not listen,' says the LORD Almighty.

New Living Translation
“Since they refused to listen when I called to them, I would not listen when they called to me, says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

English Standard Version
“As I called, and they would not hear, so they called, and I would not hear,” says the LORD of hosts,

Berean Study Bible
And just as I had called and they would not listen, so when they called I would not listen, says the LORD of Hosts.

King James Bible
Therefore it is come to pass, that as he cried, and they would not hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD of hosts:

New King James Version
Therefore it happened, that just as He proclaimed and they would not hear, so they called out and I would not listen,” says the LORD of hosts.

New American Standard Bible
And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen,” says the LORD of armies;

NASB 1995
"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

NASB 1977
“And it came about that just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen,” says the LORD of hosts;

Amplified Bible
And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen,” says the LORD of hosts;

Christian Standard Bible
Just as he had called, and they would not listen, so when they called, I would not listen, says the LORD of Armies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Just as He had called, and they would not listen, so when they called, I would not listen," says the LORD of Hosts. "

American Standard Version
And it is come to pass that, as he cried, and they would not hear, so they shall cry, and I will not hear, said Jehovah of hosts;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because I called them and they did not listen, so they shall call me and I shall not listen to them, says LORD JEHOVAH of Hosts

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it shall come to pass, that as he spoke, and they hearkened not, so they shall cry, and I will not hearken, saith the Lord Almighty.

Contemporary English Version
and said, "You people paid no attention when I called out to you, and now I'll pay no attention when you call out to me."

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass that, as he cried, and they would not hear; so they shall cry, and I will not hear, said the LORD of hosts;

Good News Translation
Because they did not listen when I spoke, I did not answer when they prayed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"When I called, they wouldn't listen. So now when they call, I won't listen, says the LORD of Armies.

International Standard Version
Therefore, just as when I cried out and they would not listen, so also they will cry out, and I will not listen,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass that, as He called, and they would not hear; so they shall call, and I will not hear, said the LORD of hosts;

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, as He called, "" And they have not listened, "" So they call, and I do not listen,” said YHWH of Hosts.

NET Bible
"'It then came about that just as I cried out, but they would not obey, so they will cry out, but I will not listen,' the LORD LORD who rules over all had said.

New Heart English Bible
It has come to pass that, as he called, and they refused to listen, so they will call, and I will not listen," said the LORD of hosts;

World English Bible
It has come to pass that, as he called, and they refused to listen, so they will call, and I will not listen," said Yahweh of Armies;

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, as He called, And they have not hearkened, So do they call, and I do not hearken, Said Jehovah of Hosts.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Call to Justice and Mercy
12They made their hearts like flint and would not listen to the law or to the words that the LORD of Hosts had sent by His Spirit through the earlier prophets. Therefore great anger came from the LORD of Hosts. 13And just as I had called and they would not listen, so when they called I would not listen, says the LORD of Hosts. 14But I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the nations that they had not known, and the land was left desolate behind them so that no one could come or go. Thus they turned the pleasant land into a desolation.”…

Cross References
Proverbs 1:24
Because you refused my call, and no one took my outstretched hand,

Proverbs 1:28
Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; they will earnestly seek me, but will not find me.

Isaiah 1:15
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; even though you multiply your prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.

Jeremiah 7:27
When you tell them all these things, they will not listen to you. When you call to them, they will not answer.

Jeremiah 11:10
They have returned to the sins of their forefathers who refused to obey My words. They have followed other gods to serve them. The house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken the covenant I made with their fathers.

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore this is what the LORD says: 'I am about to bring upon them a disaster that they cannot escape. They will cry out to Me, but I will not listen to them.

Jeremiah 11:14
As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not raise up a cry or a prayer on their behalf, for I will not be listening when they call out to Me in their time of disaster.

Jeremiah 14:2
"Judah mourns and her gates languish. Her people wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 14:12
Although they may fast, I will not listen to their cry; although they may offer burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them. Instead, I will finish them off by sword and famine and plague."

Lamentations 3:44
You have covered Yourself with a cloud that no prayer can pass through.

Ezekiel 8:18
Therefore I will respond with wrath. I will not look on them with pity, nor will I spare them. Although they shout loudly in My ears, I will not listen to them."


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore it is come to pass, that as he cried, and they would not hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, said the LORD of hosts:

as.

Psalm 81:8-12
Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me; …

Proverbs 1:24-28
Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; …

Isaiah 50:2
Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

so.

Proverbs 21:13
Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Proverbs 28:9
He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.









Verse 13. - As he cried. As the Lord called to them by the prophets. Just retribution fell upon them (Proverbs 1:24, etc.; Isaiah 65:12, 13; Isaiah 66:4). So they cried, and I would not hear; rather, so they shall cry, and I will not hear. God will be deaf to their cry, and will give them up to their own ways (Jeremiah 2:28). In the protasis Jehovah is spoken of in the third person, in the apodosis he speaks in the first.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore
וַיְהִ֥י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

just as
כַאֲשֶׁר־ (ḵa·’ă·šer-)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I had called
קָרָ֖א (qā·rā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

and they would not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

listen,
שָׁמֵ֑עוּ (šā·mê·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

so
כֵּ֤ן (kên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

when they called
יִקְרְאוּ֙ (yiq·rə·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

I would not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

listen,
אֶשְׁמָ֔ע (’eš·mā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

says
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

of Hosts.
צְבָאֽוֹת׃ (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign


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