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61 Bible Verses about Unbelief, As Response To God

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2 Kings 17:14-15

But they did not listen and they stiffened their necks, like the necks of their ancestors who did not believe in Yahweh their God. They rejected his statutes, his covenant which he {made} with their ancestors, and his warnings which he gave to them; and they went after the idols, became vain, and [went] after all the nations which [were] all around them, which Yahweh had commanded them not to do as they [did].

Nehemiah 9:16

"But they and our ancestors acted arrogantly and stiffened their neck and did not listen to your commandments.

Psalm 78:17-19

But they sinned still further against him by rebelling [against the] Most High in the desert. And they tested God in their heart [by] asking food {for their craving}. And they spoke against God. They said, "Is God able to prepare a table in the wilderness?

Psalm 95:8-11

"Do not harden your heart as [at] Meribah, as [in] the day of Massah in the wilderness, when your ancestors tried me. They put me to the test, [even] though they had seen my work. For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.'read more.
Therefore I swore in my anger, 'They shall surely not enter into my rest.'"

Jeremiah 7:26

Yet they have not listened to me and they have not inclined their ear, but they have hardened their neck, they did more evil than their ancestors.

Hebrews 3:12-19

Watch out, brothers, lest there be in some of you an evil, unbelieving heart, [with the result that you] fall away from the living God. But encourage one another {day by day}, as long as it is called "today," so that {none of you become hardened} by the deception of sin. For we have become partners of Christ, if indeed we hold fast the beginning of [our] commitment steadfast until the end,read more.
{while it is said}, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion." For who, [when they] heard [it], were disobedient? Surely [it was] not all who went out from Egypt through Moses? And with whom was he angry [for] forty years? [Was it] not with those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear [they would] not enter into his rest, except those who were disobedient? And [so] we see that they were not able to enter because of unbelief.

Romans 10:16

But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"

Hebrews 4:2

{For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith.

Matthew 13:54-58

And he came to his hometown [and] began to teach them in their synagogue, so that they were amazed and said, "From where did this man [get] this wisdom and these miracles? Is not this one the son of the carpenter? Is not his mother called Mary and his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? And are not all his sisters with us? From where then did this man [get] all these [things]?"read more.
And they were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his [own] hometown and in his [own] household." And he did not perform many miracles in that place because of their unbelief.

Mark 6:1-6

And he went out from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. And [when] the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard [him] were amazed, saying, "Where did this man [get] these [things]? And what [is] this wisdom that has been granted to this man, and the miracles such as these performed through his hands? Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?" And they were offended by him.read more.
And Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, and among his relatives, and in his [own] household." And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his hands on a few sick [people] [and] heal [them]. And he was astonished because of their unbelief.

Luke 4:14-30

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news about him went out throughout all the surrounding region. And he began to teach in their synagogues, [and] was praised by all. And he came to Nazareth, where {he had been brought up}, and according to {his custom} he entered into the synagogue on the day of the Sabbath and stood up to read.read more.
And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him, and unrolling the scroll he found the place where it was written, "The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon me, because of which he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send out in freedom those who are oppressed, to proclaim the favorable year of the Lord." And he rolled up the scroll [and] gave [it] back to the attendant [and] sat down. And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were looking intently at him. And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing." And they were all speaking well of him, and were astonished at the gracious words that were coming out of his mouth. And they were saying, "Is this man not the son of Joseph?" And he said to them, "Doubtless you will tell me this parable: 'Physician, heal yourself!' Whatever we have heard that took place in Capernaum, do here in your hometown also!" And he said, "Truly I say to you that no prophet is acceptable in his [own] hometown. But in truth I say to you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut for three years and six months while a great famine took place over all the land. And Elijah was sent to none of them, but only to Zarephath [in the region] of Sidon, to a woman [who was] a widow. And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was made clean except Naaman the Syrian." And all [those] in the synagogue were filled with anger [when they] heard these [things]. And they stood up [and] forced him out of the town and brought him up to the edge of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff. But he passed through their midst [and] went on his way.

Matthew 12:22-24

Then a demon-possessed man [who was] blind and mute was brought to him. And he healed him so that the [man who was] mute could speak and see. And all the crowds were amazed and began saying, "Perhaps this one is the Son of David!" But the Pharisees, [when they] heard [it], said, "This man does not expel demons except by Beelzebul the ruler of demons!"

Luke 11:14-16

And he was expelling a mute demon. Now it happened that [when] the demon came out, the man who had been mute spoke, and the crowds were astonished. But some of them said, "By Beelzebul the ruler of demons he expels demons!" And others, [in order to] test [him], were demanding from him a sign from heaven.

Luke 22:67

saying, "If you are the Christ, tell us!" But he said to them, "If I tell you, you will never believe,

John 5:37-38

And the Father who sent me, that one has testified about me. You have neither heard his voice at any time nor seen his form. And you do not have his word residing in yourselves, because the one whom that one sent, in this one you do not believe.

John 6:36

But I said to you that you have seen me and do not believe.

John 10:24-26

So the Jews surrounded him and began to say to him, "{How long will you keep us in suspense}? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly!" Jesus answered them, "I told you and you do not believe! The deeds that I do in the name of my Father, these testify about me. But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep!

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

John 3:11-12

Truly, truly I say to you, we speak what we know, and we testify [about] what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony! If I tell you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

John 5:46-47

For if you had believed Moses, you would believe me, for that one wrote about me. But if you do not believe that one's writings, how will you believe my words?"

Matthew 12:38-39

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him saying, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you!" But he answered [and] said to them, "An evil and adulterous generation desires a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah!

Luke 11:29

And [as] the crowds were increasing, he began to say, "This generation is an evil generation! It demands a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah!

Matthew 16:4

An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, and a sign will not be given to it except the sign of Jonah!" And he left them [and] went away.

Mark 8:12

And sighing deeply in his spirit, he said, "Why does this generation demand a sign? Truly I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation!"

Genesis 19:16

But [when] he lingered, the men seized him by his hand and his wife's hand, and his two daughters by hand, on account of the mercy of Yahweh upon him. And they brought him out and set him outside of the city.

Exodus 4:1

And Moses answered, and he said, "And if they do not believe me and they do not listen to my voice, but they say, 'Yahweh did not appear to you?'"

2 Kings 7:2

Then the officer {on whom the king relied} answered the man of God and said, "Look, [even if] Yahweh [is] making windows in heaven, could this thing happen?" And he said, "Look, you [will be] seeing [it] with your eyes, but you shall not eat from it there."

2 Chronicles 32:15

So now, do not let Hezekiah deceive you. Do not let him urge you according to this. Do not put trust in him, for no god of any nation and kingdom has been able to save his people from my hand and from the hand of my ancestors. Surely then your God will not save you from my hand!'"

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did believe him. And [when] you saw [it], you did not even change your minds later [so as] to believe in him.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the devout women of high social standing and the most prominent men of the city, and stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas and threw them out of their district.

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who were disobedient stirred up and {poisoned the minds} of the Gentiles against the brothers.

Acts 17:13

But when the Jews from Thessalonica found out that the message of God had been proclaimed by Paul in Berea also, they came there too, inciting and stirring up the crowds.

Acts 19:9

But when some became hardened and were disobedient, reviling the Way before the congregation, he departed from them [and] took away the disciples, leading discussions every day in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.

Acts 28:24

And [some] were convinced [by] what was said, but [others] refused to believe.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

"But they and our ancestors acted arrogantly and stiffened their neck and did not listen to your commandments. They refused to listen and did not remember your wonders that you did among them. They stiffened their neck and in their rebellion {determined} to return to their slavery. But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and compassionate, {slow to anger}, abundant in loyal love, so you did not abandon them.

Exodus 4:8-9

"{And} if they do not believe you and they will not listen to the voice of the former sign, [then] they will believe the voice of the latter sign. {And} if they also do not believe the second of these signs and they will not listen to your voice, [then] you must take water from the Nile and pour [it] onto the dry ground, and the water that you take from the Nile will become blood on the dry ground."

Psalm 78:32

In spite of all this they sinned further and did not believe his wonders.

John 9:18

So the Jews did not believe concerning him that he had been blind and received sight, until they summoned the parents of the one who received sight.

John 10:31-33

Then the Jews picked up stones again so that they could stone him. Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good deeds from the Father. For which one of them are you going to stone me?" The Jews answered him, "We are not going to stone you concerning a good deed, but concerning blasphemy, and because you, [although you] are a man, make yourself [to be] God!"

John 10:37-38

If I do not do the deeds of my Father, do not believe me. But if I am doing [them], even if you do not believe me, believe the deeds, so that you may know and understand that the Father [is] in me and I [am] in the Father."

Romans 10:14-15

How then will they call upon [him] in whom they have not believed? And how will they believe [in him] about whom they have not heard? And how will they hear about [him] without one who preaches [to them]? And how will they preach, unless they are sent? Just as it is written, "How timely [are] the feet of those who bring good news of good things."

1 Corinthians 14:22-24

So then, tongues are for a sign not to those who believe, but to unbelievers, but prophecy [is] not for unbelievers, but for those who believe. Therefore, if the whole church comes together at the same [time] and all speak with tongues, and outsiders or unbelievers enter, will they not say that you are out of your minds? But if all prophesy, and some unbeliever or outsider enters, he is convicted by all, he is judged by all,

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