Stubborn
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Genesis 25:18
And they dwelled from Havilah to Shur, that is before Egypt, as you go toward Assyria: and he died in the presence of all his brothers.
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John 1:11
He came to his own, and his own received him not.
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Acts 2:38
Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; -- said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule.
Greek
4645. skleruno -- to harden
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: skleruno Phonetic Spelling: (sklay-roo'-no)
Short Definition: I harden Definition: I harden, make hard, make stubborn. ...
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4644. sklerotrachelos -- stiff-necked
... stiff-necked. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: sklerotrachelos Phonetic
Spelling: (sklay-rot-rakh'-ay-los) Short Definition: stubborn Definition: stiff ...
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4642. skleros -- hard, rough
... 4642 -- properly, hard (because out); (figuratively) stiff, stubborn (unyielding)
describing people who "won't budge" (bend, submit), or what is . ...
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4643. sklerotes -- hardness
... obstinacy, perverseness. Cognate: 4643 -- hardness (literally, "hard from
being "), ie stubborn, obstinate. See 4642 (). Word Origin ...
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829. authades -- self-pleasing
... Adjective Transliteration: authades Phonetic Spelling: (ow-thad'-ace) Short Definition:
self-satisfied, arrogant Definition: self-satisfied, arrogant, stubborn ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5637. sarar -- stubborn or rebellious
... 5636, 5637. sarar. 5638 . stubborn or rebellious. Transliteration: sarar Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-rar') Short Definition: stubborn. Word Origin a prim. root ...
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5620. sar -- stubborn, resentful, sullen, implacable
... 5619, 5620. sar. 5621 . stubborn, resentful, sullen, implacable. Transliteration:
sar Phonetic Spelling: (sar) Short Definition: sullen. ...
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7186. qasheh -- hard, severe
... 2), fierce (2), hard (5), hardship (1), harsh (4), harshly (5), heavier (1), obstinate
(1), obstinate* (5), oppressed (1), severe (2), stubborn (1), stubborn ...
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6203. oreph -- back of the neck, neck
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition back of the neck, neck NASB Word Usage
back (5), backs (5), became stubborn* (2), neck (11), necks (2), obstinate* (4 ...
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7185. qashah -- to be hard, severe or fierce
... root Definition to be hard, severe or fierce NASB Word Usage became stubborn* (2),
cruel (1), defied* (1), hard (1), hard thing (1), hard-pressed (1), harden (2 ...
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4696. metsach -- brow, forehead
... Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition brow, forehead NASB Word Usage forehead
(10), foreheads (2), stubborn* (1). brow, forehead, impudent. ...
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3820. leb -- inner man, mind, will, heart
... 1), skill* (1), skilled* (1), skillful man* (1), skillful men* (1), skillful persons*
(1), skillful* (3), spirits (1), stouthearted* (1), stubborn-minded* (1 ...
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47. abbir -- mighty, valiant
... bulls (2), chief (1), man (1), mighty (1), mighty ones (1), stallions (3), stouthearted*
(1), strong (1), strong men (1), strong ones (1), stubborn-minded* (1 ...
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2389. chazaq -- strong, stout, mighty
... fiercest (1), hard (2), harder (1), loud (1), might (1), mighty (20), obstinate*
(1), powerful (1), severe (3), stalwart (1), strong (19), stubborn* (1), who ...
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6440. panim -- face, faces
... repulse* (2), request (1), respect (1), respected* (1), served* (4), service* (3),
shame* (2), sight (26), sight* (1), straight* (3), stubborn* (1), surface (26 ...
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Library

A Stubborn Foe Routed.
... The Great Outside Hindrance A Stubborn Foe Routed. That is the parable teaching.
Now a look at a plain out word from the Master's lips. ...
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Stubborn Facts.
... Book IX. Chapter XXXII."Stubborn Facts. "Now, old man, if you have any
thing to say in answer to these things, say on." Then said ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxxii stubborn facts.htm

What Say Ye, O Minds Incredulous, Stubborn, Hardened? did that ...
... Book I. 51 What say ye, O minds incredulous, stubborn, hardened? Did ... yours�
What say ye, O minds incredulous, stubborn, hardened? ...
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Stubborn Little Sammy.
... Stubborn Little Sammy. At one time my sister had trouble with her little
boy, and the father said, "'Why, Sammy, you must go now ...
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Pharaoh the Stubborn Ruler
... THE OLD TESTAMENT PHARAOH THE STUBBORN RULER. Then Jehovah said to Aaron,
"Go into the wilderness to meet Moses." So he went and ...
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The Cost of Being Cruel and Stubborn
... THE OLD TESTAMENT THE COST OF BEING CRUEL AND STUBBORN. Then Jehovah said to
Moses, "Pharaoh is stubborn; he will not let the people go. ...
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The Hardening in the Sacred Scripture.
... thou goest to return unto Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh,
which I have put in thine hand; but I will make his heart stubborn, that he ...
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A Blast of the Trumpet against False Peace
... king, you have an unquiet spirit and therefore you can for music, and it hath its
charms, doubtless, charms not only to soothe the stubborn breast, but to ...
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The Will.
... In like manner the will's strength does not lie in stubborn obstinacy, but rather
in that pliancy which enables it to dispose itself as circumstances may ...
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Bethphage
... buildings of Jerusalem. I. In the place cited in the margin, the case
"of a stubborn judge" (or elder) is handling. For when, by ...
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Thesaurus
Stubborn (40 Occurrences)
... unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion;
refractory; harsh; -- said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn...
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Stubborn-hearted (1 Occurrence)
Stubborn-hearted. Stubborn, Stubborn-hearted. Stubbornly .
Multi-Version Concordance Stubborn-hearted (1 Occurrence). ...
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Stubborn-minded (1 Occurrence)
Stubborn-minded. Stubbornly, Stubborn-minded. Stubbornness .
Multi-Version Concordance Stubborn-minded (1 Occurrence). ...
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Stubbornly (10 Occurrences)
... and hearkened not unto Thy commandments, but sinned against Thine ordinances, which
if a man do, he shall live by them, and presented a stubborn shoulder, and ...
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Stiff-necked (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Stubborn; inflexibly obstinate; contumacious; as,
stiff-necked pride; a stiff-necked people. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Stiffnecked (9 Occurrences)
... literally, "hard of neck"): As it is figuratively used, both in the Old Testament
and in the New Testament, the word means "stubborn," "untractable," "not to ...
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Rebellious (63 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 21:18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey
the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten ...
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Unyielding (4 Occurrences)
... Exodus 7:14 Yahweh said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is stubborn. ... But the heart of
Pharaoh was stubborn, and he didn't let the people go. (See NIV). ...
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Behaved (21 Occurrences)
... behaved worse than their fathers, going after other gods, serving them and bowing
down to them; they did not drop any of their practices or their stubborn ways ...
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Backslide
... shobhabh; shobhebh, in Jeremiah, 4 times: all meaning "turning back or away,"
"apostate," "rebellious." carar, in Hosea 4:16 = "stubborn," "rebellious"; the ...
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Bible Concordance
Stubborn (40 Occurrences)

Mark 3:5 When he had looked around at them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was restored as healthy as the other.
(See NIV)

Mark 10:5 "It was in consideration of your stubborn hearts," said Jesus, "that Moses enacted this law for you;
(WEY)

Mark 16:14 Afterward he was revealed to the eleven themselves as they sat at the table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they didn't believe those who had seen him after he had risen.
(See NIV)

Acts 19:9 But when some were hardened and disobedient, speaking evil of the Way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus.
(See RSV)

Titus 1:6 wherever there is a man of blameless life, true to his one wife, having children who are themselves believers and are free from every reproach of profligacy or of stubborn self-will.
(WEY)

Exodus 7:13 And Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.
(DBY)

Exodus 7:14 Yahweh said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is stubborn. He refuses to let the people go.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS)

Exodus 7:22 And the scribes of Egypt did so with their sorceries; and Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, neither did he hearken to them, as Jehovah had said.
(DBY)

Exodus 8:19 Then the scribes said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God! But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.
(DBY)

Exodus 9:7 Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not so much as one of the livestock of the Israelites dead. But the heart of Pharaoh was stubborn, and he didn't let the people go.
(WEB JPS ASV)

Exodus 9:12 And Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he did not hearken to them, as Jehovah had told Moses.
(DBY)

Exodus 9:35 And the heart of Pharaoh was stubborn, neither would he let the children of Israel go, as Jehovah had spoken by Moses.
(DBY)

Exodus 10:20 And Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he did not let the children of Israel go.
(DBY)

Exodus 10:27 But Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he would not let them go.
(DBY)

Exodus 11:10 And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh; but Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he did not let the children of Israel go out of his land.
(DBY)

Exodus 13:15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, that Jehovah slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of men and the firstborn of cattle: therefore I sacrifice to Jehovah all that breaketh open the womb being males; and every firstborn of my children I ransom.
(Root in DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 26:19 I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 2:30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him; for Yahweh your God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into your hand, as at this day.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 9:6 Know therefore, that Yahweh your God doesn't give you this good land to possess it for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.
(See NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 9:13 Furthermore Yahweh spoke to me, saying, "I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people:
(See NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 10:16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiff-necked.
(See RSV)

Deuteronomy 21:18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not listen to them;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 21:20 and they shall tell the elders of his city, "This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 31:27 For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, you have been rebellious against Yahweh; and how much more after my death?
(See NAS RSV)

Judges 2:19 But it happened, when the judge was dead, that they turned back, and dealt more corruptly than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them, and to bow down to them; they didn't cease from their doings, nor from their stubborn way.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Kings 17:14 Notwithstanding, they would not listen, but hardened their neck, like the neck of their fathers, who didn't believe in Yahweh their God.
(See RSV)

Nehemiah 9:16 But they and our fathers dealt proudly and hardened their neck, and didn't listen to your commandments,
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 9:17 and refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.
(See NAS)

Psalms 78:8 and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that didn't make their hearts loyal, whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 81:12 So I let them go after the stubbornness of their hearts, that they might walk in their own counsels.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 7:11 (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:
(KJV WBS YLT)

Proverbs 11:22 A ring of gold in the nose of a sow -- A fair woman and stubborn of behaviour.
(YLT)

Isaiah 46:12 Give ear to me, you feeble-hearted, who have no faith in my righteousness:
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 5:23 But this people hath a stubborn and a rebellious heart; they have turned aside and are gone.
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 7:24 But they didn't listen nor turn their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 16:12 and you have done evil more than your fathers; for, behold, you walk every one after the stubbornness of his evil heart, so that you don't listen to me:
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 2:4 The children are impudent and stiff-hearted: I am sending you to them; and you shall tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 3:7 But the house of Israel will not listen to you; for they will not listen to me: for all the house of Israel are of hard forehead and of a stiff heart.
(See NAS RSV)

Hosea 4:16 For Israel has behaved extremely stubbornly, like a stubborn heifer. Then how will Yahweh feed them like a lamb in a meadow.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Zechariah 7:11 But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Stubborn

Related Terms

Stubborn-hearted (1 Occurrence)

Stubborn-minded (1 Occurrence)

Stubbornly (10 Occurrences)

Stiff-necked (18 Occurrences)

Stiffnecked (9 Occurrences)

Rebellious (63 Occurrences)

Unyielding (4 Occurrences)

Behaved (21 Occurrences)

Backslide

Shoulder (72 Occurrences)

Stubbornness (14 Occurrences)

Stubble (18 Occurrences)

Noisy (14 Occurrences)

Undone (20 Occurrences)

Obstinate (12 Occurrences)

Loyal (15 Occurrences)

Glutton (4 Occurrences)

Willful (3 Occurrences)

Worshiping (24 Occurrences)

Investigate (11 Occurrences)

Refractory (7 Occurrences)

Refuses (21 Occurrences)

Restive (1 Occurrence)

Enacted (3 Occurrences)

Extremely (15 Occurrences)

Drunkard (15 Occurrences)

Dalmatia (1 Occurrence)

Difficult (31 Occurrences)

Mule (9 Occurrences)

Meadow (8 Occurrences)

Profligacy (5 Occurrences)

Profligate (3 Occurrences)

Presumptuously (10 Occurrences)

Perverse (55 Occurrences)

Corrupted (28 Occurrences)

Chasten (16 Occurrences)

Chastened (10 Occurrences)

Consideration (8 Occurrences)

Corruptly (20 Occurrences)

Abandon (31 Occurrences)

Aright (14 Occurrences)

Self-will (2 Occurrences)

Sturdy (3 Occurrences)

Stiff (23 Occurrences)

Stiff-hearted (1 Occurrence)

Subdue (26 Occurrences)

Sorceries (11 Occurrences)

Wherever (107 Occurrences)

Practices (80 Occurrences)

Reproach (124 Occurrences)

Warn (35 Occurrences)

Discipline (63 Occurrences)

Doings (111 Occurrences)

Bowing (35 Occurrences)

Relationships (1 Occurrence)

Drop (32 Occurrences)

Evolution

Obey (219 Occurrences)

Corrupt (59 Occurrences)

Ceased (80 Occurrences)

Worse (62 Occurrences)

Israelites (468 Occurrences)

Livestock (124 Occurrences)

Refused (89 Occurrences)

Dealt (130 Occurrences)

Believers (50 Occurrences)

Scribes (85 Occurrences)

Headstrong (2 Occurrences)

Pharaoh's (72 Occurrences)

Philippians (2 Occurrences)

Sow (61 Occurrences)

Animals (224 Occurrences)

Serving (85 Occurrences)

Quotations

Cease (138 Occurrences)

Stedfast (84 Occurrences)

Wild (147 Occurrences)

Obedience (61 Occurrences)

Behaviour (115 Occurrences)

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