'Refusing' in the Bible
Suddenly, the glory of the LORD appeared at the Tent of Meeting to all of the Israelis. "How long will this people keep on spurning me and refusing to trust me, despite all the miracles that I've done among them?" the LORD asked Moses.
But his wife Jezebel went to him and asked him, "How is it that you're so sullen and refusing to eat?"
So the LORD was with him, and Hezekiah prospered wherever he went, even when he rebelled against the king of Assyria, refusing to serve him.
"But they our ancestors became arrogant and stubborn, refusing to listen to your commands.
refusing to hear the voice of the snake charmer, the cunning enchanter.
Securing a loan for a stranger will bring suffering, but by refusing to do so, one remains safe.
Why is my pain unending and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? You are like a deceptive brook, whose waters cannot be depended on.
You have done even more evil than your ancestors, and each one of you is stubbornly following his own evil desires, refusing to listen to me.
"They will not return to the land of Egypt; instead, the Assyrian will be their king, because they kept refusing to repent.
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Edom and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because he pursued his brother with a sword, refusing to be compassionate. His anger was raging continuously; he kept up his unending wrath.