14 Bible Verses about Stifnecked People

Acts 7:51 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.

Deuteronomy 9:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Furthermore, the Lord said to me, ‘I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stubborn people.

Deuteronomy 9:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Know, therefore, that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stubborn people.

Exodus 34:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said, “If now I have found favor in your sight, O Lord, please let the Lord go in the midst of us, for it is a stiff-necked people, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for your inheritance.”

Exodus 32:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people.

Zechariah 7:11-12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears that they might not hear. They made their hearts diamond-hard lest they should hear the law and the words that the Lord of hosts had sent by his Spirit through the former prophets. Therefore great anger came from the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 48:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Because I know that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew and your forehead brass,

Psalm 78:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And that they should not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit was not faithful to God.

2 Chronicles 30:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not now be stiff-necked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to the Lord and come to his sanctuary, which he has consecrated forever, and serve the Lord your God, that his fierce anger may turn away from you.

2 Kings 17:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But they would not listen, but were stubborn, as their fathers had been, who did not believe in the Lord their God.

Deuteronomy 31:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For I know how rebellious and stubborn you are. Behold, even today while I am yet alive with you, you have been rebellious against the Lord. How much more after my death!

Deuteronomy 10:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no longer stubborn.

Exodus 33:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the Lord had said to Moses, “Say to the people of Israel, ‘You are a stiff-necked people; if for a single moment I should go up among you, I would consume you. So now take off your ornaments, that I may know what to do with you.’”

Exodus 33:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; but I will not go up among you, lest I consume you on the way, for you are a stiff-necked people.”

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