Isaiah 48:4

From my knowledge that thou wert hard, and thy neck an iron sinew, and thy forehead of brass:

Exodus 32:9

And Jehovah will say to Moses, I saw this people, and behold, it a people of a hard neck

Deuteronomy 31:27

For I knew thy rebellion and thy hard neck: behold, in my yet living with you this day, ye were rebelling against Jehovah; and much more after my death.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.

2 Chronicles 36:13

And also he rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar who caused him to swear by God: and he will harden his neck and strengthen his heart from turning back to Jehovah the God of Israel.

Proverbs 29:1

A Man of reproofs hardening the neck, shall be suddenly broken, and no healing.

Exodus 33:3

To a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a people of a hard neck; lest I shall consume thee in the way.

Exodus 33:5

And Jehovah will say to Moses, Say to the sons of Israel, Ye are a people of a hard neck: one moment I will come up in the midst of thee, and finish thee: and now bring down thy ornaments from thee, and I shall know what I shall do to thee.

Deuteronomy 10:16

And circumcise the uncircumcision of your heart, and ye shall no more harden your neck.

2 Kings 17:14

And they heard not, and they will harden their neck as the neck Of their fathers who did not believe in Jehovah their God.

2 Chronicles 30:8

Now ye shall not harden your neck as your fathers; ye shall give the hand to Jehovah, and come ye into his holy place which he consecrated forever: and serve ye Jehovah your God, and he will turn back from you the burning of his anger.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

And they and our fathers acted proudly, and they will harden their neck, and will not hear to thy commands,

Nehemiah 9:28

And when rest to them they will turn back to do evil before thee: and thou wilt leave them in the hand of their enemies, and they will come down upon them: and they will turn back and cry to thee, and thou from the heavens wilt hear, and wilt deliver them according to thy compassion, many times.

Psalm 75:5

Ye shall not lift up your horn to elevation: ye will speak with an impudent neck.

Psalm 78:8

And they shall not be as their fathers, a generation turning away and bitter, a generation it prepared not its heart, and its spirit was not firm with God.

Isaiah 46:12

Hear to me, ye strong of heart, being far from justice.

Jeremiah 3:3

And the showers will be withheld, and the latter rain was not; and the forehead of a woman a harlot was to thee, and thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 5:3

O Jehovah, are not thine eyes upon faithfulness? thou didst smite them, and they were not pained; thou didst consume them, they refused to take instruction: they made their faces firm above the rock; they refused to turn back.

Jeremiah 7:26

And they heard not to me and they inclined not their ear, and they will harden their neck: they did evil above their fathers.

Jeremiah 19:15

Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Behold me bringing to this city and upon all her cities all the evil which I spake against her, because they hardened their neck not to hear my word.

Ezekiel 3:4-9

And he will say to me, Son of man, go; come to the house of Israel and speak my word to them.

Daniel 5:20

And when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was strong for pride, he was brought down from the throne of his kingdom, and they took away his honor from him.

Zechariah 7:11-12

And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.

Romans 2:5

And according to thy hardness and impenitent heart thou treasurest up to thyself anger in the day of anger and revelation of the just judgment of God;

Hebrews 3:13

But beseech one another according to each day, as far as the day is called; lest any of you be hardened by deceit of sin.

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Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

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Bible References

Thy brow

Jeremiah 3:3
And the showers will be withheld, and the latter rain was not; and the forehead of a woman a harlot was to thee, and thou refusedst to be ashamed.
Ezekiel 3:7
And the house of Israel will not hear to thee; for they are not willing to hear to me: for all the house of Israel are strong of forehead, and they are hard of heart.

General references

Job 40:18
His bones tubes of brass; his bones as a hammered bar of iron.