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Jeremiah 44:5

    Jeremiah 44:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But they listened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But they gave no attention, and their ears were not open so that they might be turned from their evil-doing and from burning perfume to other gods.

    Webster's Revision

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

    World English Bible

    But they didn't listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 44:5

    Ear - To work, till, or plough the ground.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 44:5

    But they hearkened not -

    1. They disregarded the authority of their God.

    2. They were not moved by the entreaties of their most affectionate Father.

    3. In abominations they delighted. And,

    4. They loved that which God hated; and, apparently, because he hated it.