Acts 7:51
Good News Translation
"How stubborn you are!" Stephen went on to say. "How heathen your hearts, how deaf you are to God's message! You are just like your ancestors: you too have always resisted the Holy Spirit!

Contemporary English Version
You stubborn and hardheaded people! You are always fighting against the Holy Spirit, just as your ancestors did.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

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You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

stiffnecked.

Exodus 32:9 And again the Lord said to Moses: I see that this people is stiffnecked:

Exodus 33:3,5 That thou mayst enter into the land that floweth with milk and honey. For I will not go up with thee, because thou art a stiffnecked people; lest I destroy thee in the way. . . .

Exodus 34:9 Said: If I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, I beseech thee that thou wilt go with us, (for it is a stiffnecked people) and take away our iniquities and sin, and possess us.

Deuteronomy 9:6,13 Know therefore that the Lord thy God giveth thee not this excellent land in possession for thy justices, for thou art a very stiffnecked people. . . .

Deuteronomy 31:27 For I know thy obstinacy, and thy most stiff neck. While I am yet living, and going in with you, you have always been rebellious against the Lord: how much more when I shall be dead?

2 Chronicles 30:8 Harden not your necks, as your fathers did: yield yourselves to the Lord, and come to his sanctuary, which he hath sanctified forever: serve the Lord the God of your fathers, and the wrath of his indignation shall be turned away from you.

Nehemiah 9:16 But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks and hearkened not to thy commandments.

Psalm 75:5 Lift not up your horn on high: speak not iniquity against God.

Psalm 78:8 That they may not become like their fathers, a perverse and exasperating generation. A generation that set not their heart aright: and whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Isaiah 48:4 For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.

Jeremiah 17:23 But they did not hear, nor incline their ear: but hardened their neck, that they might not hear me, and might not receive instruction.

Ezekiel 2:4 And they to whom I send thee are children of a hard face, and of an obstinate heart: and thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord God:

Zechariah 7:11,12 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear. . . .

uncircumcised.

Leviticus 26:41 Therefore I also will walk against them, and bring them into their enemies' land until their uncircumcised mind be ashamed. Then shall they pray for their sins.

Deuteronomy 10:16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and stiffen your neck no more.

Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed: that thou mayst love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, that thou mayst live.

Jeremiah 4:4 Be circumcised to the Lord, and take away the foreskins of your hearts, ye men of Juda, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my indignation come forth like fire, and burn, and there be none that can quench it because of the wickedness of your thoughts.

Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak? and to whom shall I testify, that he may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hear: behold the word of the Lord is become unto them a reproach: and they will not receive it.

Jeremiah 9:25,26 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, and I will visit upon every one that hath the foreskin circumcised. . . .

Ezekiel 44:7,9 In that you have brought in strangers uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, and to defile my house: and you offer my bread, the fat, and the blood: and you have broken my covenant by all your wicked doings. . . .

Romans 2:25,28,29 Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision. . . .

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh.

Colossians 2:11 In whom also you are circumcised with circumcision not made by hand in despoiling of the body of the flesh: but in the circumcision of Christ.

resist.

Acts 6:10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit that spoke.

Nehemiah 9:30 And thou didst forbear with them for many years, and didst testify against them by thy spirit by the hand of thy prophets: and they heard not, and thou didst deliver them into the hand of the people of the lands.

Isaiah 63:10 But they provoked to wrath, and afflicted the spirit of his Holy One: and he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God: whereby you are sealed unto the day of redemption.

as.

Acts 7:9,27,35,39 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him, . . .

Matthew 23:31-33 Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets. . . .

Context
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
50Hath not my hand made all these things? 51You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also. 52Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them who foretold of the coming of the Just One: of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers.…
Cross References
Exodus 32:9
And again the Lord said to Moses: I see that this people is stiffnecked:

Exodus 33:3
That thou mayst enter into the land that floweth with milk and honey. For I will not go up with thee, because thou art a stiffnecked people; lest I destroy thee in the way.

Exodus 33:5
And the Lord said to Moses: Say to the children of Israel: Thou art a stiffnecked people, once I shall come up in the midst of thee, and shall destroy thee. Now presently lay aside thy ornaments, that I may know what to do to thee.

Leviticus 26:41
Therefore I also will walk against them, and bring them into their enemies' land until their uncircumcised mind be ashamed. Then shall they pray for their sins.

Numbers 27:14
Because you offended me in the desert of Sin in the contradiction of the multitude, neither would you sanctify me before them at the waters. These are the waters of contradiction in Cades of the desert of Sin.

2 Kings 17:14
And they hearkened not, but hardened their necks like to the neck of their fathers, who would not obey the Lord, their God.

Isaiah 48:4
For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.

Isaiah 63:10
But they provoked to wrath, and afflicted the spirit of his Holy One: and he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

Jeremiah 6:10
To whom shall I speak? and to whom shall I testify, that he may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hear: behold the word of the Lord is become unto them a reproach: and they will not receive it.

Jeremiah 9:26
Upon Egypt, and upon Juda, and upon Edom, and upon the children of Ammon, and upon Moab, and upon all that have their hair polled round, that dwell in the desert: for all the nations are uncircumcised in the flesh, but all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.

Matthew 23:31
Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.

Additional Translations
You stiff-necked people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You always resist the Holy Spirit, just as your fathers did.

You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, also do you.

You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you.

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.

O stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers, ye also.

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.

Ye stiff-necked, and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.

"O stiff-necked men, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you also are continually at strife with the Holy Spirit--just as your forefathers were.

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

'Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and in ears! ye do always the Holy Spirit resist; as your fathers -- also ye;
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