24 Bible Verses about People Unwilling
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Yet you will not come to me, that you may have life.
The servant said to him, "What if the woman isn't willing to follow me to this land? Must I bring your son again to the land you came from?"
If the woman isn't willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this my oath. Only you shall not bring my son there again."
I asked my master, 'What if the woman will not follow me?'
He said to him, "I will not go; but I will depart to my own land, and to my relatives."
Yet you wouldn't go up, but rebelled against the commandment of Yahweh your God:
If the man doesn't want to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders, and say, "My husband's brother refuses to raise up to his brother a name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother to me."
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak to him: and if he stand, and say, "I don't want to take her;"
But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him; for Yahweh your God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into your hand, as at this day.
But the man wouldn't stay that night, but he rose up and departed, and came over against Jebus (the same is Jerusalem): and there were with him a couple of donkeys saddled; his concubine also was with him.
The king said to the guard who stood about him, "Turn, and kill the priests of Yahweh; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and didn't disclose it to me." But the servants of the king wouldn't put forth their hand to fall on the priests of Yahweh.
So David would not move the ark of Yahweh to be with him in the city of David; but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.
The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.
He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man,
Most certainly I tell you, when you were young, you dressed yourself, and walked where you wanted to. But when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you, and carry you where you don't want to go."
Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.
Let each man give according as he has determined in his heart; not grudgingly, or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver.
But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you shall tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: He who hears, let him hear; and he who forbears, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.
A traveler came to the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man who had come to him, but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man who had come to him."
For thus said the Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, "You will be saved in returning and rest. Your strength will be in quietness and in confidence." You refused,
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and you refused!
and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the marriage feast, but they would not come.
He answered, 'I will not,' but afterward he changed his mind, and went.
- Unwilling (46 instances)