He delivers the afflicted by 1 their 2 afflictions, he reveals himself to them 3 by their suffering.
And he reveals 1 this 2 for correction, and says that they must turn 3 from evil.
But your ancestors 1 did not listen to me nor pay attention to me. They became obstinate 2 and were more wicked than even their own forefathers.’”
But the people of Jerusalem and Judah 1 would not listen or pay any attention. They would not stop the wickedness they were doing nor quit sacrificing to other gods. 2
But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They followed the stubborn inclinations of their own wicked hearts. They acted worse and worse instead of better. 1
Your ancestors, 1 however, did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They stubbornly refused 2 to pay attention or to respond to any discipline.’
Next he brought Aaron’s sons forward, and Moses put some of the blood on their right earlobes, on their right thumbs, and on the big toes of their right feet, and Moses splashed the rest of the blood against the altar’s sides.
I answered, 1 “Who would listen if I spoke to them and warned them? 2 Their ears are so closed 3 that they cannot hear! Indeed, 4 what the Lord says is offensive to them. They do not like it at all. 5
But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me! Each one of them followed the stubborn inclinations of his own wicked heart. So I brought on them all the punishments threatened in the covenant because they did not carry out its terms as I commanded them to do.’” 1
“Every seven years each of you must free any fellow Hebrews who have sold themselves to you. After they have served you for six years, you shall set them free.” 1 But your ancestors did not obey me or pay any attention to me.