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 setting the only ones in the house, bringing forth the bound into prosperities, but those turning away dwelt in a dry land.
Psalm 106:7
Our fathers considered not thy wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; they embittered at the sea, the sea of sedge;
Exodus 32:9
And Jehovah will say to Moses, I saw this people, and behold, it a people of a hard neck
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 34:9
And he will say, If now I found grace in thine eyes, my lord, my lord will go now in the midst of us (for it is a people of a hard neck) and forgive our iniquity and our sin, and take possession of us.
Deuteronomy 9:6
And know thou that not for thy justice did Jehovah thy God five to thee this good land to possess it; for thou 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.
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.
Ezekiel 2:3
And he will say to me, Son of man, I send thee to the sons of Israel, to rebellious nations who rebelled against me: they and their fathers transgressed against me even to this same day.
Ezekiel 20:8
And they will rebel against me, and they would not hear to me: they cast not away each the abominations of their eyes, and they forsook not the blocks of Egypt: and saying, To pour out my wrath upon them, to complete mine anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt
Matthew 23:31
Wherefore ye bear testimony to yourselves, that ye are the sons of those having slain the prophets.
Acts 7:51
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.

Set not

Psalm 78:37
And their heart was not right with him, and they were not firm in his covenant
2 Chronicles 12:14
And he will do evil, for he prepared not his heart to seek Jehovah.
2 Chronicles 19:3
But good words were found with thee, for thou didst burn the images from the land, and didst prepare heart to seek God.
2 Chronicles 20:33
Only the heights were not removed: and yet the people prepared not their heart to the God of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 30:19
Of every one preparing his heart to seek God, Jehovah the God of his fathers, and not according to the purification of the holy place.


Psalm 78:37
And their heart was not right with him, and they were not firm in his covenant
Deuteronomy 4:4
And ye cleaving to Jehovah your God, are living all of you this day.
Joshua 14:8
And my brethren who went up with me caused the heart of the people to melt: and I filled up after Jehovah my God.
Acts 11:23
Who, having been present, and seen the grace of God, rejoiced, and besought them all, with purpose of heart, to remain to the Lord.

General references

Exodus 13:8
And announce to thy son in this day, saying, For this Jehovah did to me in my coming out of Egypt
Deuteronomy 31:13
And their sons which knew not shall hear and shall learn to fear Jehovah your God all the days which they lived upon the land which ye pass over Jordan there to possess it.
Psalm 106:6
We sinned with our fathers, we acted perversely, we did evil.
Joel 1:3
Concerning it recount to your sons, and your sons to their sons, and their sons to another generation.