Refuses in the Bible (43 instances)

43 occurrences in 10 translations

'Refuses' in the Bible

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Pharaoh is unresponsive: he refuses to let the people go.

If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must pay an amount in silver equal to the bridal price for virgins.

And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balak, Go into your land; for Jehovah refuses to give me leave to go with you.

So the princes of Moab rose up and went to Balak, and said, Balaam refuses to come with us.

But if her father refuses to allow her [to carry out her vow] on the day that he hears about it, not any of her vows or of her pledges with which she has bound herself shall stand. And the Lord will forgive her because her father refused to let her [carry out her purpose].

But if her husband refuses to allow her [to keep her vow or pledge] on the day that he hears of it, then he shall make void and annul her vow which is upon her and the rash utterance of her lips by which she bound herself, and the Lord will forgive her.

But if it refuses to make peace with you and fights against you, then you shall besiege it.

"If a man has a stubborn son who does not obey his parents, and although they try to discipline him, he still refuses to pay attention to them,

But if the man doesn't want to marry his sister-in-law, she must go to the elders at the [city] gate and say, 'My brother-in-law refuses to preserve his brother's name in Israel. He isn't willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law for me.'

Cursed is the one who refuses to keep the words of this law.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

Whoever refuses to practice the law of your God and the law of the king is to see judgment executed quickly, whether to death, banishment, confiscation of goods, or imprisonment.

"My soul refuses to touch them; They are like loathsome food to me.

In the day I [have] trouble, I seek the Lord. At night my hand stretches out {continually}; my soul refuses to be comforted.

He who heeds instruction and correction is [not only himself] in the way of life [but also] is a way of life for others. And he who neglects or refuses reproof [not only himself] goes astray [but also] causes to err and is a path toward ruin for others.

He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe.

The one who refuses correction despises himself, but whoever hears reproof acquires understanding.

{The fool refuses to work with his hands, so he has nothing to eat except his own skin}!

The one who lives righteously and speaks rightly, who refuses gain from extortion, whose hand never takes a bribe, who stops his ears from listening to murderous plots and shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil-

This evil people that refuses to listen to my words, that stubbornly pursues their own desires, and that follows other gods to serve and worship them, will be like this belt that is not good for anything.

But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you will say to them: This is what the Lord God says. Let the one who listens, listen, and let the one who refuses, refuse-for they are a rebellious house.

if he doesn't lend with usury or exact interest, but instead refuses to participate in what is unjust, if he administers true justice between people,

doesn't refuse to help the afflicted, or refuses to loan with usury or exact interest, but instead follows my ordinances and lives his life consistent with my statutes. He won't die because of his father's sin, will he? No! He'll certainly live.

But if you warn the wicked man to change his behavior, and he refuses to change, he will die for his iniquity, but you have saved your own life.

She is disobedient; she refuses correction. She does not trust the Lord; she does not seek the advice of her God.

"If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

Without warning a spirit takes control of him, and he suddenly screams, goes into convulsions, and foams at the mouth. The spirit mauls him and refuses to leave him.

But he who disowns and denies and rejects and refuses to acknowledge Me before men will be disowned and denied and rejected and refused acknowledgement in the presence of the angels of God.

And every one, without exception, who refuses to listen to that Prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the People.'

But if anyone [in the church] refuses to obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he may be ashamed.

If anyone teaches false doctrine and refuses to agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and godly teaching,

Who is [such a] liar as he who denies that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah)? He is the antichrist (the antagonist of Christ), who [ habitually] denies and refuses to acknowledge the Father and the Son.

I have written briefly to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to take the lead among them and put himself first, does not acknowledge my authority and refuses to accept my suggestions or to listen to me.

This is why, if I come, I will remind him of the works he is doing, slandering us with malicious words. And he is not satisfied with that! He not only refuses to welcome the brothers himself, but he even stops those who want to do so and expels them from the church.

I gave her time to repent, but she has no desire to repent of her immorality [symbolic of idolatry] and refuses to do so.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מאוס 
Ma'owc 
Usage: 1

מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 4

מאן 
me'en 
Usage: 1

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

מסס 
Macac 
Usage: 21

מפּל 
Mappal 
Usage: 2

עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

ἀπόβλητος 
Apobletos 
be refused
Usage: 1

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

παραιτέομαι 
Paraiteomai 
Usage: 8



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