Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
The LORD said to Moses, "I have seen this people, and behold, they are an obstinate people.
"Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are an obstinate people, and I might destroy you on the way."
He said, "If now I have found favor in Your sight, O Lord, I pray, let the Lord go along in our midst, even though the people are so obstinate, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us as Your own possession."
"Know, then, it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stubborn people.
"For I know your rebellion and your stubbornness; behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?
2 Chronicles 30:8
"Now do not stiffen your neck like your fathers, but yield to the LORD and enter His sanctuary which He has consecrated forever, and serve the LORD your God, that His burning anger may turn away from you.
"But they, our fathers, acted arrogantly; They became stubborn and would not listen to Your commandments.
Do not lift up your horn on high, Do not speak with insolent pride.'"
And not be like their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that did not prepare its heart And whose spirit was not faithful to God.
"Because I know that you are obstinate, And your neck is an iron sinew And your forehead bronze,
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.
"I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'
"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.
But they were unable to cope with the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking.
"However, You bore with them for many years, And admonished them by Your Spirit through Your prophets, Yet they would not give ear. Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.
But they rebelled And grieved His Holy Spirit; Therefore He turned Himself to become their enemy, He fought against them.
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
"The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,
"So you testify against yourselves, that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
"Yet you were not willing to go up, but rebelled against the command of the LORD your God;
"You have been rebellious against the LORD from the day I knew you.
1 Samuel 8:8
"Like all the deeds which they have done since the day that I brought them up from Egypt even to this day--in that they have forsaken Me and served other gods--so they are doing to you also.
2 Chronicles 33:10
The LORD spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention.
We have sinned like our fathers, We have committed iniquity, we have behaved wickedly.
"Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces and your forehead as hard as their foreheads.
and began saying to Him, "By what authority are You doing these things, or who gave You this authority to do these things?"
"But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to reign over us.'
concerning sin, because they do not believe in Me;