Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.
and that I also have walked contrary unto them and have brought them into the land of their enemies; and then their uncircumcised hearts shall be humbled, and they shall plead because of their iniquity;
Circumcise, therefore, the foreskin of your heart, and no longer be stiffnecked.
The LORD further said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and for certain it is a stiffnecked people.
For the LORD had said unto Moses, Say unto the sons of Israel, Ye are a stiffnecked people; I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment and consume thee; therefore now put off thy ornaments from thee that I may know what to do unto thee.
Unto the land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiffnecked people lest I consume thee in the way.
But they were rebels and angered his holy Spirit; therefore, he was turned to be their enemy, and he himself fought against them.
Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem lest my fury come forth like fire and burn so that no one can quench it because of the evil of your doings.
To whom shall I speak, and give warning that they may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken, behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.
For I know thy rebellion and thy stiff neck; behold, while I am yet alive with you today, ye are rebels against the LORD, and how much more after my death?
Yet many years didst thou forbear them and didst protest against them with thy spirit by the hand of thy prophets; yet they did not hear; therefore, thou didst give them into the hand of the peoples of the land.
and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that did not set their heart aright and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
In that ye have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh to be in my sanctuary to pollute it, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said; No son of a stranger, uncircumcised in heart nor uncircumcised in flesh shall enter into my sanctuary, of any sons of strangers that are among the sons of Israel.
But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?
to whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
For circumcision verily profits if thou keep the law, but if thou art a rebel to the law, thy circumcision is made into a foreskin.
For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither is circumcision that which is done outwardly in the flesh;
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God with which ye are sealed for the day of redemption.
For we are the circumcision, who serve God in spirit and glory in Christ Jesus, having no confidence in the flesh.
And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray thee, go among us, for this is a stiffnecked people, and forgive our iniquity and our sin and possess us.
Understand, therefore, that the LORD thy God does not give thee this good land to inherit because of thy righteousness, for thou art a stiffnecked people.
Furthermore, the LORD spoke unto me, saying, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people.
And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul, that thou may live.
Therefore, do not be stiffnecked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you.
But they and our fathers dealt proudly and hardened their necks and did not hearken unto thy commandments
Because I know that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow bronze;
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will visit all those who are circumcised with the uncircumcised:
who did not hear, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive correction.
And to sons that have hard faces and strong hearts do I send thee; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said.
But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.
Therefore ye are witnesses unto yourselves that ye are the sons of those who murdered the prophets.
This Moses, whom they had refused, saying, Who made thee a prince and a judge? the same did God send as prince and redeemer by the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.
In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of the Christ;