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59 Bible Verses about Rejection

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Mark 12:10

Have ye not even read this scripture, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone:

Matthew 21:42

Jesus says to them, Have ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone: this is of the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes?

Psalm 88:14

Why, O Jehovah, castest thou off my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?

1 Samuel 8:7

And Jehovah said to Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

Luke 17:25

But first he must suffer many things and be rejected of this generation.

Psalm 89:38

But thou hast rejected and cast off; thou hast been very wroth with thine anointed:

Luke 10:16

He that hears you hears me; and he that rejects you rejects me; and he that rejects me rejects him that sent me.

Romans 2:8

But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,

Jeremiah 31:37

Thus saith Jehovah: If the heavens above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, I will also cast off the whole seed of Israel, for all that they have done, saith Jehovah.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

1 Samuel 15:26

And Samuel said to Saul, I will not turn again with thee; for thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, and Jehovah has rejected thee from being king over Israel.

Psalm 44:9

But thou hast cast off, and put us to confusion, and dost not go forth with our armies;

Psalm 77:7

Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?

Luke 7:30

but the Pharisees and the lawyers rendered null as to themselves the counsel of God, not having been baptised by him.)

Luke 6:22

Blessed are ye when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from them, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as wicked, for the Son of man's sake:

Psalm 74:1

{An instruction: of Asaph.} Why, O God, hast thou cast off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Isaiah 7:15

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Luke 20:17

But he looking at them said, What then is this that is written, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone?

Isaiah 7:16

For before the child knoweth to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land whose two kings thou fearest shall be forsaken.

Galatians 4:14

and my temptation, which was in my flesh, ye did not slight nor reject with contempt; but ye received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

Lamentations 3:31

For the Lord will not cast off for ever;

1 Samuel 16:1

And Jehovah said to Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite; for I have provided me a king among his sons.

Acts 7:35

This Moses, whom they refused, saying, Who made thee ruler and judge? him did God send to be a ruler and deliverer with the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.

1 Kings 12:8

But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.

Isaiah 54:6

For Jehovah hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and as a wife of youth, that hath been refused, saith thy God.

Zechariah 10:6

And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them back again; for I will have mercy upon them; and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am Jehovah their God, and I will answer them.

Hebrews 12:17

for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.

Proverbs 10:3

Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

Hebrews 6:8

but bringing forth thorns and briars, it is found worthless and nigh to a curse, whose end is to be burned.

Jeremiah 6:30

Reprobate silver shall they call them, for Jehovah hath rejected them.

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Rejection » Of Christ » Of the word of God

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as a tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and dry grass sinketh down in the flame, their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; for they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

Jeremiah 36:23

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four columns, he cut it with the scribe's knife, and cast it into the fire that was in the pan until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was in the pan.

Rejection » Of Christ » Of spiritual instruction

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked at the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the fury of Jehovah rose against his people, and there was no remedy.

2 Chronicles 30:10

And the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun; but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

More verses: Proverbs 5:12

Rejection » The stone which the builders rejected

Matthew 21:42

Jesus says to them, Have ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone: this is of the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes?

Luke 20:9-18

And he began to speak to the people this parable: A man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country for a long time. And in the season he sent to the husbandmen a bondman, that they might give to him of the fruit of the vineyard; but the husbandmen, having beaten him, sent him away empty. And again he sent another bondman; but they, having beaten him also, and cast insult upon him, sent him away empty. read more.
And again he sent a third; and they, having wounded him also, cast him out. And the lord of the vineyard said, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: perhaps when they see him they will respect him. But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may become ours. And having cast him forth out of the vineyard, they killed him. What therefore shall the lord of the vineyard do to them? He will come and destroy those husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it they said, May it never be! But he looking at them said, What then is this that is written, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone? Every one falling on this stone shall be broken, but on whomsoever it shall fall, it shall grind him to powder.

Psalm 118:19-22

Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter into them; Jah will I praise. This is the gate of Jehovah: the righteous shall enter therein. I will give thee thanks, for thou hast answered me, and art become my salvation. read more.
The stone which the builders rejected hath become the head of the corner:

Acts 4:9-11

if we this day are called upon to answer as to the good deed done to the infirm man, how he has been healed, be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazaraean, whom ye have crucified, whom God has raised from among the dead, by him this man stands here before you sound in body. He is the stone which has been set at nought by you the builders, which is become the corner stone.

1 Peter 2:4-8

To whom coming, a living stone, cast away indeed as worthless by men, but with God chosen, precious, yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. Because it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be put to shame. read more.
To you therefore who believe is the preciousness; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders cast away as worthless, this is become head of the corner, and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.

Rejection » Of Christ » Of God

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Psalm 81:11

But my people hearkened not to my voice, and Israel would none of me.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

He therefore that in this disregards his brother, disregards, not man, but God, who has given also his Holy Spirit to you.

Luke 7:30

but the Pharisees and the lawyers rendered null as to themselves the counsel of God, not having been baptised by him.)

1 Samuel 8:7

And Jehovah said to Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

Rejection » The reward for rejecting the lord

1 Samuel 8:4-18

Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel to Ramah, and said to him, Behold, thou art become old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now appoint us a king to judge us, like all the nations. And the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed to Jehovah. read more.
And Jehovah said to Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them. According to all the deeds that they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, in that they have forsaken me and served other gods, so do they also unto thee. And now hearken unto their voice; only, testify solemnly unto them, and declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them. And Samuel spoke all the words of Jehovah to the people that asked of him a king. And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: he will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, on his chariot and among his horsemen, and they shall run before his chariots; and he will take them that he may appoint for himself captains over thousands, and captains over fifties, and that they may plough his ground, and reap his harvest, and make his instruments of war and instruments of his chariots. And he will take your daughters for perfumers, and cooks, and bakers. And your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, the best, will he take and give to his servants. And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards, and give to his chamberlains and to his servants. And he will take your bondmen, and your bondwomen, and your comeliest young men, and your asses, and use them for his work. He will take the tenth of your sheep. And ye shall be his servants. And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye have chosen; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.

2 Kings 17:15-23

And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant which he had made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he had testified unto them; and they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations that were round about them, concerning whom Jehovah had charged them that they should not do like them. And they forsook all the commandments of Jehovah their God, and made them molten images, two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of the heavens, and served Baal; and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger. read more.
Therefore Jehovah was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight: there remained but the tribe of Judah only. Also Judah kept not the commandments of Jehovah their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they had made. And Jehovah rejected all the seed of Israel; and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight. For Israel had rent the kingdom from the house of David; and they had made Jeroboam the son of Nebat king; and Jeroboam violently turned Israel from following Jehovah, and made them sin a great sin. And the children of Israel walked in all the sins of Jeroboam which he did; they did not depart from them: until Jehovah had removed Israel out of his sight, as he had said through all his servants the prophets; and Israel was carried away out of their own land to Assyria, unto this day.

Jeremiah 6:10-19

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it. And I am full of the fury of Jehovah, I am weary with holding in. Pour it out upon the children in the street, and upon the assembly of young men together: for even the husband with the wife shall be taken; the aged with him that is full of days. And their houses shall be turned unto others, their fields and wives together; for I will stretch out my hand upon the inhabitants of the land, saith Jehovah. read more.
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely. And they have healed the breach of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace! when there is no peace. Are they ashamed that they have committed abomination? Nay, they are not at all ashamed, neither know they what it is to blush. Therefore they shall fall among them that fall; at the time that I visit them they shall stumble, saith Jehovah. Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. Also I have set watchmen over you: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken. Therefore hear, ye nations, and know, O assembly, what is among them. Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, the fruit of their thoughts; for they have not hearkened unto my words, and as to my law, they have rejected it.

Rejection » Jesus Christ being rejected

Isaiah 53:1-3

Who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of Jehovah been revealed? For he shall grow up before him as a tender sapling, and as a root out of dry ground: he hath no form nor lordliness, and when we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him. He is despised and left alone of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and like one from whom men hide their faces; despised, and we esteemed him not.

Luke 17:24-25

For as the lightning shines which lightens from one end under heaven to the other end under heaven, thus shall the Son of man be in his day. But first he must suffer many things and be rejected of this generation.

Rejection » Of Christ » The people of nazareth

Luke 4:28-29

And they were all filled with rage in the synagogue, hearing these things; and rising up they cast him forth out of the city, and led him up to the brow of the mountain upon which their city was built, so that they might throw him down the precipice;

Luke 17:25

But first he must suffer many things and be rejected of this generation.

Rejection » Of Christ » The jewish nation

Rejection » Of Christ » The gergesenes

Matthew 21:42

Jesus says to them, Have ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone: this is of the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes?

Matthew 8:34

And behold, the whole city went out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to go away out of their coasts.

Rejection » Those that reject jesus Christ

John 12:44-49

But Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me; and he that beholds me, beholds him that sent me. I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness; read more.
and if any one hear my words and do not keep them, I judge him not, for I am not come that I might judge the world, but that I might save the world. He that rejects me and does not receive my words, has him who judges him: the word which I have spoken, that shall judge him in the last day. For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what I should say and what I should speak;

Rejection » The reward for rejecting knowledge

Hosea 4:1-6

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land. Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood. For this shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowl of the heavens, yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away. read more.
Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest. And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother. My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Rejection » Who the lord rejects

Hosea 4:1-6

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land. Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood. For this shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowl of the heavens, yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away. read more.
Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest. And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother. My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Rejection » Of Christ » The chief priests and rulers

Luke 23:18

But they cried out in a mass saying, Away with this man and release Barabbas to us;

Topics on Rejection

Arrogance, Rejection Of

20;8;13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate.

Attitudes Of Rejection

23;53;3

He is despised and left alone of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and like one from whom men hide their faces; despised, and we esteemed him not.

Feelings Of Rejection By God

19;74;1

{An instruction: of Asaph.} Why, O God, hast thou cast off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Rejection Of Christ

41;12;10

Have ye not even read this scripture, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone:

Rejection Of God

12;17;15

And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant which he had made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he had testified unto them; and they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations that were round about them, concerning whom Jehovah had charged them that they should not do like them.

Rejection Of God's Call

23;6;9

And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.

Rejection Of God's Word

19;50;17

Seeing thou hast hated correction and hast cast my words behind thee?

Rejection Of God, Results Of

1;6;6

And Jehovah repented that he had made Man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

Rejection Of Spiritual Instruction

14;30;10

And the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun; but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.