'Obstinate' in the Bible
But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us travel through his land, for the Lord your God had made his spirit stubborn and his heart obstinate in order to hand him over to you, as has now taken place.
Whenever the judge died, the Israelites would act even more corruptly than their fathers, going after other gods to worship and bow down to them. They did not turn from their evil practices or their obstinate ways.
But they would not listen. Instead they became obstinate like their ancestors who did not believe the Lord their God.
Don’t become obstinate now like your fathers did. Give your allegiance to Yahweh, and come to His sanctuary that He has consecrated forever. Serve the Lord your God so that He may turn His burning anger away from you,
He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar who had made him swear allegiance by God. He became obstinate and hardened his heart against returning to Yahweh, the God of Israel.
However, they wouldn’t listen to Me or pay attention but became obstinate; they did more evil than their ancestors.
They wouldn’t listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.
“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘I am about to bring on this city—and on all its dependent villages—all the disaster that I spoke against it, for they have become obstinate, not obeying My words.’”
The children are obstinate and hardhearted. I am sending you to them, and you must say to them, ‘This is what the Lord God says.’