Obstinate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Persistently adhering to an opinion; not yielding to reason; stubborn; pertinacious; unreasonable.

2. (a.) Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.

Greek
4644. sklerotrachelos -- stiff-necked
... Adjective Transliteration: sklerotrachelos Phonetic Spelling: (sklay-rot-rakh'-ay-
los) Short Definition: stubborn Definition: stiff-necked, stubborn, obstinate ...
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543. apeitheia -- disobedience
... disobedience, unbelief. From apeithes; disbelief (obstinate and rebellious) --
disobedience, unbelief. see GREEK apeithes. (apeitheia) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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4641. sklerokardia -- hardness of heart
... 4641 (from 4642 , "hard because dry" and 2588 , "heart") -- properly, of heart because
of a lack of moisture (lubricant); an obstinate, hard heart which lacks ...
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483. antilego -- to speak against, hence to contradict, oppose
... to speak against, hence to contradict, oppose NASB Word Usage argumentative (1),
contradict (1), contradicting (1), objected (1), obstinate (1), opposed (1 ...
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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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Strong's Hebrew
7186. qasheh -- hard, severe
... hard, severe NASB Word Usage cruel (2), difficult (2), fierce (2), hard (5), hardship
(1), harsh (4), harshly (5), heavier (1), obstinate (1), obstinate* (5 ...
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3267. yaaz -- perhaps barbarous
... root Definition perhaps barbarous NASB Word Usage fierce (1). to be bold or obstinate.
A primitive root; to be bold or obstinate: d-fierce. 3266, 3267. ...
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553. amets -- to be stout, strong, bold, alert
... strong, bold, alert NASB Word Usage conquered (1), courageous (11), determined
(1), harden (1), hardened (1), increases (1), made his obstinate (1), made firm ...
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2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... A primitive root; to fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous,
causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind ...
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3820. leb -- inner man, mind, will, heart
... inspiration (2), intelligence (1), kindly (5), life (1), merry-hearted* (1), middle
(2), midst (1), mind (36), minds (3), myself (6), obstinate* (2), planned ...
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8631. teqeph -- to grow strong
... (Aramaic) corresponding to taqaph; to become (causatively, make) mighty or
(figuratively) obstinate -- make firm, harden, be(-come) strong. see HEBREW taqaph. ...
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6203. oreph -- back of the neck, neck
... 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), stubborn ...
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2389. chazaq -- strong, stout, mighty
... strong, stout, mighty NASB Word Usage compulsion* (3), fiercest (1), hard (2), harder
(1), loud (1), might (1), mighty (20), obstinate* (1), powerful (1 ...
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1566. gala -- to expose, lay bare
... quarrels (1). intermeddle with. A primitive root; to be obstinate --
(inter-)meddle (with). 1565, 1566. gala. 1567 . Strong's Numbers.
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3885. luwn -- to lodge, pass the night, abide
... Or liyn {leen}; a primitive root; to stop (usually over night); by implication,
to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words ...
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Library

An Obstinate Roman.
... Calvary: Victory An Obstinate Roman. And now the impatient leaders detect the
first streaks of gray coming up in the east. The national ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks about jesus/an obstinate roman.htm

Whether the Will of the Demons is Obstinate in Evil?
... THE PUNISHMENT OF THE DEMONS (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether the will of the demons
is obstinate in evil? Objection 1: It would seem that ...
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How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
... How the obstinate and the fickle are to be admonished. (Admonition 19.)
Differently to be admonished are the obstinate and the fickle. ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xviii how the obstinate.htm

Christians Charged with an Obstinate Contempt of Death Instances ...
... Book I. Chapter XVIII. "Christians Charged with an Obstinate Contempt of
Death Instances of the Same are Found Amongst the Heathen. ...
/.../tertullian/ad nationes/chapter xviii name charged with.htm

In the Quarrel Earlier Alluded to Between the Energetic ...
... Chapter 44 In the quarrel earlier alluded to between the energetic Progressive
and the obstinate Conservative or� In the quarrel ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 44 in the quarrel.htm

He Compares this Notion and Reasonable Suspicion of the Devil with ...
... He compares this notion and reasonable suspicion of the devil with the obstinate
and inflexible idea of his opponents, and shows that this last is worse and ...
/.../cassian/the seven books of john cassian /chapter xii he compares this.htm

How Saintly Men Cannot be Hard and Obstinate.
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter XXVI. How saintly men cannot
be hard and obstinate. Nor must we emit the value of that ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xxvi how saintly men.htm

Of the 69Th Psalm, in which the Obstinate Unbelief of the Jews is ...
... Book XVII. Chapter 19."Of the 69th Psalm, in Which the Obstinate Unbelief
of the Jews is Declared. But when the Jews will not ...
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Augustin Calls on victor to Correct his Errors. (See Above in Book ...
... as it is the mark of every highest aim and laudable purpose to transfer one's self
readily to truer views; so it shows a depraved and obstinate judgment to ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 20 xiv augustin calls on.htm

The Pilgrim's Progress
... The name of the one was Obstinate, and the name of the other Pliable. ... What!
said Obstinate, and leave our friends and comforts behind us? ...
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Thesaurus
Obstinate (12 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate
obstructions. Multi-Version Concordance Obstinate (12 Occurrences). ...
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Excommunication
... If the offender still remained obstinate, the "curse," cherem, was formally pronounced
upon him by a council of ten, and he was shut out from the intellectual ...
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Sinew (2 Occurrences)
... In figurative language the neck of the obstinate is compared to an "iron sinew"
(Isaiah 48:4). the King James Version "my sinews take no rest" (we`oreqay lo ...
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Stubborn (40 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding;
persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not ...
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Set (6715 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To fix beforehand; to determine; hence, to make unyielding or obstinate;
to render stiff, unpliant, or rigid; as, to set one's countenance. ...
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Nostrils (22 Occurrences)
... a hook or ring inserted in it (Job 40:24; Job 41:2 (Hebrew 40:26)), so this expression
is used to indicate the humbling and taming of an obstinate person (2 ...
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Nose (23 Occurrences)
... a hook or ring inserted in it (Job 40:24; Job 41:2 (Hebrew 40:26)), so this expression
is used to indicate the humbling and taming of an obstinate person (2 ...
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Obstruction (1 Occurrence)

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Obstinacy (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Obstinate (12 Occurrences)

Acts 19:9
But some grew obstinate in unbelief and spoke evil of the new faith before all the congregation. So Paul left them, and, taking with him those who were disciples, held discussions daily in Tyrannus's lecture-hall.
(WEY NIV)

Romans 10:21
But as to Israel he says, "All day long I stretched out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people."
(See NAS NIV)

Exodus 32:9
Yahweh said to Moses, "I have seen these people, and behold, they are a stiff-necked people.
(See NAS)

Exodus 33:3
to a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of you, for you are a stiff-necked people, lest I consume you in the way."
(See NAS)

Exodus 33:5
Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell the children of Israel,'You are a stiff-necked people. If I were to go up into your midst for one moment, I would consume you. Therefore now take off your jewelry from you, that I may know what to do to you.'"
(See NAS)

Exodus 34:9
He said, "If now I have found favor in your sight, Lord, please let the Lord go in the midst of us; although this is a stiff-necked people; pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for your inheritance."
(See NAS)

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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 30:1
Ho! uncontrolled children, says the Lord, who give effect to a purpose which is not mine, and who make an agreement, but not by my spirit, increasing their sin:
(See NIV)

Isaiah 48:4
Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, and your brow brass;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Isaiah 65:2
All day my hands have been stretched out to an uncontrolled people, who go in an evil way, after the purposes of their hearts;
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 2:4
For they are impudent children and obstinate in heart. I send thee to them; and thou shalt say to them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.
(WBS NAS 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 NIV)

Subtopics

Obstinate

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Sinew (2 Occurrences)

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Set (6715 Occurrences)

Nostrils (22 Occurrences)

Nose (23 Occurrences)

Obstruction (1 Occurrence)

Obstinacy (1 Occurrence)

Lecture (2 Occurrences)

Lecture-hall (1 Occurrence)

Grudge (11 Occurrences)

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Discussions (11 Occurrences)

Donkey (84 Occurrences)

Physician (6 Occurrences)

Perverse (55 Occurrences)

Blasphemy (15 Occurrences)

Canker (4 Occurrences)

Appeareth (31 Occurrences)

Sullen (4 Occurrences)

Sturdy (3 Occurrences)

Stiff (23 Occurrences)

Stiff-hearted (1 Occurrence)

Supple (2 Occurrences)

Scab (7 Occurrences)

Sinews (7 Occurrences)

Stiff-necked (18 Occurrences)

Scabbed (3 Occurrences)

Self-willed (4 Occurrences)

Sulky (2 Occurrences)

Hardened (45 Occurrences)

Sihon (34 Occurrences)

Neck (97 Occurrences)

Brow (24 Occurrences)

Heresy (2 Occurrences)

Headless (1 Occurrence)

Heshbon (37 Occurrences)

Refused (89 Occurrences)

Forehead (23 Occurrences)

Congregation (347 Occurrences)

Headstrong (2 Occurrences)

Held (223 Occurrences)

Stephen (13 Occurrences)

Empire (8 Occurrences)

Wisdom (320 Occurrences)

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Hall (30 Occurrences)

Pontius (4 Occurrences)

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