"Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts."

— Author Unknown


Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie
Date
1611
Metaphor
"Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts."
Metaphor in Context
8: And the word of the LORD came unto Zechariah, saying,
9: Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother:
10: And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
11: But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear.
12: Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.
(Zechariah 7:8-12)
Categories
Provenance
Searching KJV at UVA's Electronic Text Center
Citation
Bible, King James. University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Date of Entry
07/14/2003
Date of Review
10/23/2003

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.