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21 Bible Verses about Stubbornness, Consequences Of

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Exodus 13:15

When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the Lord killed every firstborn male in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of man to the firstborn of livestock. That is why I sacrifice to the Lord all the firstborn of the womb that are males, but I redeem all the firstborn of my sons.’

Exodus 33:3

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you because you are a stiff-necked people; otherwise, I might destroy you on the way.”

Leviticus 26:19

I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he became strong, he grew arrogant and it led to his own destruction. He acted unfaithfully against the Lord his God by going into the Lord’s sanctuary to burn incense on the incense altar.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

But our ancestors acted arrogantly;
they became stiff-necked and did not listen to Your commands. They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.

Job 20:6-7

Though his arrogance reaches heaven,
and his head touches the clouds, he will vanish forever like his own dung.
Those who know him will ask, “Where is he?”

Proverbs 1:24-31

Since I called out and you refused,
extended my hand and no one paid attention, since you neglected all my counsel
and did not accept my correction, I, in turn, will laugh at your calamity.
I will mock when terror strikes you,read more.
when terror strikes you like a storm
and your calamity comes like a whirlwind,
when trouble and stress overcome you. Then they will call me, but I won’t answer;
they will search for me, but won’t find me. Because they hated knowledge,
didn’t choose to fear the Lord, were not interested in my counsel,
and rejected all my correction, they will eat the fruit of their way
and be glutted with their own schemes.

Isaiah 2:11

Human pride will be humbled,
and the loftiness of men will be brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Jeremiah 5:3

Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them, but they felt no pain.
You finished them off,
but they refused to accept discipline.
They made their faces harder than rock,
and they refused to return.

Jeremiah 11:8

Yet they would not obey or pay attention; each one followed the stubbornness of his evil heart. So I brought on them all the curses of this covenant, because they had not done what I commanded them to do.”

Jeremiah 13:10

These evil people, who refuse to listen to Me, who follow the stubbornness of their own hearts, and who have followed other gods to serve and worship—they will be like this underwear, of no use at all.

Hosea 13:6

When they had pasture,
they became satisfied;
they were satisfied,
and their hearts became proud.
Therefore they forgot Me.

Zephaniah 3:11

On that day you will not be put to shame
because of everything you have done
in rebelling against Me.
For then I will remove
your proud, arrogant people from among you,
and you will never again be haughty
on My holy mountain.

Mark 6:51-52

Then He got into the boat with them, and the wind ceased. They were completely astounded, because they had not understood about the loaves. Instead, their hearts were hardened.

Matthew 18:15-17

“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother. But if he won’t listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimonyof two or three witnesses every fact may be established. If he pays no attention to them, tell the church.But if he doesn’t pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever and a tax collector to you.

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