'Refuse' in the Bible
And I say to thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me. And if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill thy son, thy firstborn.
And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs.
And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah the God of the Hebrews: How long dost thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.
For, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, I will to-morrow bring locusts into thy borders;
And Jehovah said to Moses, How long do ye refuse to keep my commandments and my laws?
If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall weigh money according to the dowry of virgins.
And now I ask one petition of thee; refuse me not. And she said to him, Speak.
And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king for he will not refuse thee that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife.
Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; refuse me not. And the king said to her, Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse thee.
Let the righteous smite me, it is kindness; and let him reprove me, it is an excellent oil which my head shall not refuse: for yet my prayer also is for them in their calamities.
hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.
The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:
but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.
For before the child knoweth to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land whose two kings thou fearest shall be forsaken.
Why hath this people of Jerusalem slidden back with a perpetual backsliding? They hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.
This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and go after other gods, to serve them and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle which is good for nothing.
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup from thy hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Ye shall certainly drink.
But if thou refuse to go forth, this is the word which Jehovah hath shewn me:
Thou hast made us the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.
that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; and that we may sell the refuse of the wheat.
insulted, we entreat: we are become as the offscouring of the world, the refuse of all, until now.
See that ye refuse not him that speaks. For if those did not escape who had refused him who uttered the oracles on earth, much more we who turn away from him who does so from heaven: