Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments,
You performed awesome signs against Pharaoh, against his servants, and against all the people of his land, for you knew that the Egyptians had acted presumptuously against them. You made for yourself a name that is celebrated to this day.
Then the Lord said to Moses: "I have seen this people. Look what a stiff-necked people they are!
Understand, therefore, that it is not because of your righteousness that the Lord your God is about to give you this good land as a possession, for you are a stubborn people!
But Jeshurun became fat and kicked, you got fat, thick, and stuffed! Then he deserted the God who made him, and treated the Rock who saved him with contempt.
Then they will not be like their ancestors, who were a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that was not committed and faithful to God.
We have sinned like our ancestors; we have done wrong, we have done evil.
But they rebelled and offended his holy Spirit, so he turned into an enemy and fought against them.
You people of this generation, listen to what the Lord says. "Have I been like a wilderness to you, Israel? Have I been like a dark and dangerous land to you? Why then do you say, 'We are free to wander. We will not come to you any more?'
"You stubborn people, with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit, like your ancestors did!
for I know about your rebellion and stubbornness. Indeed, even while I have been living among you to this very day, you have rebelled against the Lord; you will be even more rebellious after my death!
2 Kings 17:14
But they did not pay attention and were as stubborn as their ancestors, who had not trusted the Lord their God.
2 Chronicles 30:8
Now, don't be stubborn like your fathers! Submit to the Lord and come to his sanctuary which he has permanently consecrated. Serve the Lord your God so that he might relent from his raging anger.
2 Chronicles 36:13
He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him vow allegiance in the name of God. He was stubborn and obstinate, and refused to return to the Lord God of Israel.
He says, "Do not be stubborn like they were at Meribah, like they were that day at Massah in the wilderness,
The one who stiffens his neck after numerous rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy.
I did this because I know how stubborn you are. Your neck muscles are like iron and your forehead like bronze.
"The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, 'I will soon bring on this city and all the towns surrounding it all the disaster I threatened to do to it. I will do so because they have stubbornly refused to pay any attention to what I have said!'"
But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!
But exhort one another each day, as long as it is called "Today," that none of you may become hardened by sin's deception.