Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

Bible References

As their

Psalm 68:6
God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners into prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
Psalm 106:7
Our fathers did not understand thy wonders in Egypt. They did not remember the multitude of thy loving kindnesses, but were rebellious at the sea, even at the Red Sea.
Exodus 32:9
And LORD said to Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiff-necked people.
Exodus 33:3
to a land flowing with milk and honey. For I will not go up in the midst of thee, for thou are a stiff-necked people, lest I consume thee on the way.
Exodus 34:9
And he said, If now I have found favor in thy sight, O Lord, let the Lord, I pray thee, go in the midst of us, for it is a stiff-necked people, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.
Deuteronomy 9:6
Know therefore, that LORD thy God does not give thee this good land to possess it for thy righteousness, for thou are a stiff-necked people.
Deuteronomy 31:27
For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck. Behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against LORD, and how much more after my death?
2 Kings 17:14
Notwithstanding, they would not hear, but stiffened their neck, like the neck of their fathers who did not believed in LORD their God.
Ezekiel 2:3
And he said to me, Son of man, I send thee to the sons of Israel, to nations that are rebellious, which have rebelled against me. They and their fathers have transgressed against me even to this very day.
Ezekiel 20:8
But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken to me. They did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, nor did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I said I would pour out my wrath upon them, to accomplish my
Matthew 23:31
So then ye testify to yourselves that ye are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Acts 7:51
Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers, ye also.

Set not

Psalm 78:37
For their heart was not right with him, nor were they faithful in his covenant.
2 Chronicles 12:14
And he did that which was evil, because he did not set his heart to seek LORD.
2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou have put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set thy heart to seek God.
2 Chronicles 20:33
However the high places were not taken away. Neither as yet had the people set their hearts to the God of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 30:19
who sets his heart to seek God, LORD, the God of his fathers, though [he be] not according to the purification of the sanctuary.


Psalm 78:37
For their heart was not right with him, nor were they faithful in his covenant.
Deuteronomy 4:4
But ye who clung to LORD your God are alive every one of you this day.
Joshua 14:8
Nevertheless my brothers who went up with me made the heart of the people melt, but I wholly followed LORD my God.
Acts 11:23
who, having arrived, and having seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he encouraged all, with purpose of heart, to remain in the Lord.

General references

Exodus 13:8
And thou shall tell thy son in that day, saying, It is because of that which LORD did for me when I came forth out of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 31:13
and that their sons who have not known may hear, and learn to fear LORD your God as long as ye live in the land where ye go over the Jordan to possess it.
Psalm 106:6
We have sinned with our fathers. We have committed iniquity. we have done wickedly.
Joel 1:3
Tell ye your sons of it, and [let] your sons [tell] their sons, and their sons another generation.