Jeremiah 7:24

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their eare, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their euill heart, and went backward, and not forward.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in {their own} counsels {and} in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

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

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

And they have not hearkened, nor inclined their ear, And they walk in the counsels, In the stubbornness, of their evil heart, And are for backward, and not for forward.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels, even in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 7:24

  • I believe that even today men hearts are continuelly on evil,man call right wrong and wrong right.therefore jer.7:24 is just as true today,going backward instead of forward.

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