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Jeremiah 7:24

    Jeremiah 7:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But they listened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But they took no note and did not give ear, but were guided by the thoughts and the pride of their evil hearts, going back and not forward.

    Webster's Revision

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

    World English Bible

    But they didn't listen nor turn their ear, but walked in [their own] counsels [and] in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 7:24

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

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 7:24

    Imagination - Better, as in the margin.

    And went backward - literally, as in the margin; i. e., they turned their back upon Me to follow their own devices.