'Refuse' in the Bible
And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:
Then Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh and said unto him, Thus hath the LORD God of the Hebrews said, How long wilt 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, tomorrow I will bring the locusts into thy borders,
And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?
But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep and of the oxen and of the fatlings and the lambs and all that was good and would not utterly destroy them, but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.
Will he, perchance finish his work by thee; whether thou refuse or whether thou choose, or by me? Speak what thou knowest.
Hearken unto chastening, and be wise; refuse it not.
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them because they refuse to do judgment.
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.
But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD has spoken it.
He shall eat butter and honey that he may know to refuse the evil and choose the good.
For before the child shall know to refuse the evil and choose the good; the land that thou dost abhor shall be forsaken of both her kings.
Therefore the rain has been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; and thou dost have a whore's forehead, thou dost refuse to be ashamed.
Why then is this people of Jerusalem rebellious with a perpetual rebellion? They hold fast deceit; they refuse to return.
Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup from thine hand to drink, then thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Ye must certainly drink.
But if thou refuse to go forth, this is the word that the LORD hath showed me:
that we may buy the poor for money and the needy for a pair of shoes and sell the refuse of the wheat.
For if I am an offender or have committed anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die; but if there are none of these things of which these accuse me, no one may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
But the younger widows refuse, for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they desire to marry,
But foolish and unwise questions refuse, knowing that they do beget contentions.
See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,