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Refused (89 Occurrences)

Matthew 2:18 "A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and bitter lamentation: It was Rachel bewailing her children, and she refused to be comforted because there were no more." (WEY NAS RSV)

Matthew 18:30 He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due. (See RSV NIV)

Matthew 22:3 and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the marriage feast, but they would not come. (See NIV)

Matthew 27:34 Here they gave Him a mixture of wine and gall to drink, but having tasted it He refused to drink it. (WEY NIV)

Mark 5:19 He didn't allow him, but said to him, "Go to your house, to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how he had mercy on you." (See RSV)

Mark 15:23 Here they offered Him wine mixed with myrrh; but He refused it. (WEY)

Mark 16:11 When they heard that he was alive, and had been seen by her, they disbelieved. (See NAS)

Luke 13:34 "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and you refused! (WEB)

Luke 15:28 And he was angry, and would not go in, therefore his father, having come forth, was entreating him; (See RSV NIV)

Luke 18:4 He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself,'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man, (See RSV NIV)

Acts 7:35 "This Moses, whom they refused, saying,'Who made you a ruler and a judge?'-God has sent him as both a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Acts 7:39 to whom our fathers wouldn't be obedient, but rejected him, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt, (See RSV NIV)

Acts 14:2 But the Jews who had refused obedience stirred up the Gentiles and embittered their minds against the brethren. (WEY 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 NIV)

Acts 28:24 Some were convinced; others refused to believe. (WEY)

Romans 1:28 Even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting; (WEB WEY ASV)

Romans 10:3 Ignorant of the righteousness which God provides and building their hopes upon a righteousness of their own, they have refused submission to God's righteousness. (WEY)

2 Thessalonians 2:10 and with all deception of wickedness for those who are being lost, because they didn't receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. (See RSV NIV)

2 Thessalonians 2:12 in order that all may come under judgement who have refused to believe the truth and have taken pleasure in unrighteousness. (WEY)

1 Timothy 4:4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: (KJV WBS)

Hebrews 11:24 By faith, Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:35 Women received back their dear ones alive from the dead; and others were put to death with torture, refusing the deliverance offered to them--that they might secure a better resurrection. (See NIV)

Hebrews 12:25 See that you don't refuse him who speaks. For if they didn't escape when they refused him who warned on the Earth, how much more will we not escape who turn away from him who warns from heaven, (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 John 5:10 He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in his own heart: he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, in that he has refused to accept the testimony which God has given about His Son. (WEY)

Revelation 13:15 And power was granted him to give breath to the statue of the Wild Beast, so that the statue of the Wild Beast could even speak and cause all who refuse to worship it to be put to death. (See NIV)

Revelation 16:9 and men were scorched with great heat, and they did speak evil of the name of God, who hath authority over these plagues, and they did not reform -- to give to Him glory. (See NIV)

Revelation 16:11 and they did speak evil of the God of the heaven, from their pains, and from their sores, and they did not reform from their works. (See NIV)

Genesis 37:35 All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 39:8 But he refused, and said to his master's wife, "Behold, my master doesn't know what is with me in the house, and he has put all that he has into my hand. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 39:10 As she spoke to Joseph day by day, he didn't listen to her, to lie by her, or to be with her. (See NIV)

Genesis 48:19 His father refused, and said, "I know, my son, I know. He also will become a people, and he also will be great. However, his younger brother will be greater than he, and his seed will become a multitude of nations." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 4:23 and I have said to you, "Let my son go, that he may serve me;" and you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn.'" (WEB JPS ASV NAS NIV)

Exodus 7:14 And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'The heart of Pharaoh hath been hard, he hath refused to send the people away; (YLT)

Exodus 10:3 And Moses cometh in -- Aaron also -- unto Pharaoh, and they say unto him, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of the Hebrews, Until when hast thou refused to be humbled at My presence? send My people away, and they serve Me, (YLT)

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. (DBY RSV NIV)

Exodus 16:28 And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'How long have ye refused to keep My commands, and My laws? (YLT)

Numbers 20:21 Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border, so Israel turned away from him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:13 And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak: 'Get you into your land; for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.' (See NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:14 And the princes of Moab rose up; and they went to Balak, and said, Balaam has refused to come with us. (DBY NAS 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)

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. (See NIV)

Judges 11:17 then Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying,'Please let me pass through your land;' but the king of Edom didn't listen. In the same way, he sent to the king of Moab; but he would not: and Israel abode in Kadesh. (See NIV)

1 Samuel 8:19 But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; and they said, "No; but we will have a king over us, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart. (KJV WBS)

1 Samuel 26:23 Yahweh will render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; because Yahweh delivered you into my hand today, and I wouldn't put forth my hand against Yahweh's anointed. (See NAS)

1 Samuel 28:23 But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, constrained him; and he listened to their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat on the bed. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 2:23 However he refused to turn aside. Therefore Abner with the back end of the spear struck him in the body, so that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place. It happened, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 12:17 The elders of his house arose, and stood beside him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them. (See NIV)

2 Samuel 13:9 She took the pan, and poured them out before him; but he refused to eat. Amnon said, "Have all men leave me." Every man went out from him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 13:16 She said to him, "Not so, because this great wrong in sending me away is worse than the other that you did to me!" But he would not listen to her. (See NIV)

2 Samuel 13:25 The king said to Absalom, "No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to you." He pressed him; however he would not go, but blessed him. (See NIV)

2 Samuel 14:29 Then Absalom sent for Joab, to send him to the king; but he would not come to him: and he sent again a second time, but he would not come. (See NIV)

2 Samuel 23:16 The three mighty men broke through the army of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: but he would not drink of it, but poured it out to Yahweh. (See NIV)

1 Kings 20:35 A certain man of the sons of the prophets said to his fellow by the word of Yahweh, "Please strike me!" The man refused to strike him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 21:4 Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers." He laid himself down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread. (See NIV)

1 Kings 21:15 It happened, when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned, and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, "Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give you for money; for Naboth is not alive, but dead." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 22:49 Then Ahaziah the son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, "Let my servants go with your servants in the ships." But Jehoshaphat would not. (See NIV)

2 Kings 5:16 But he said, "As Yahweh lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." He urged him to take it; but he refused. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Kings 15:16 Then Menahem smote Tiphsah, and all that were therein, and the borders thereof, from Tirzah; because they opened not to him, therefore he smote it; and all the women therein that were with child he ripped up. (See NIV)

1 Chronicles 11:18 The three broke through the army of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: but David would not drink of it, but poured it out to Yahweh, (See NIV)

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. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 9:29 and dost testify against them, to bring them back unto Thy law; and they -- they have acted proudly, and have not hearkened to Thy commands, and against Thy judgments have sinned, -- which man doth and hath lived in them -- and they give a refractory shoulder, and their neck have hardened, and have not hearkened. (See NIV)

Esther 1:12 But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by the eunuchs. Therefore the king was very angry, and his anger burned in him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 3:4 Now it came to pass, when they spoke daily to him, and he didn't listen to them, that they told Haman, to see whether Mordecai's reason would stand; for he had told them that he was a Jew. (See NIV)

Job 6:7 The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat. (KJV WBS)

Job 34:33 Shall he recompense according to thy mind? for thou hast refused his judgment; for thou so choosest, and not I; speak then what thou knowest. (DBY YLT)

Psalms 77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord. My hand was stretched out in the night, and didn't get tired. My soul refused to be comforted. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Psalms 78:10 They didn't keep God's covenant, and refused to walk in his law. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 78:67 Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim: (KJV ASV WBS)

Psalms 118:22 The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. (KJV WBS YLT)

Proverbs 1:24 Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Proverbs 21:7 The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment. (YLT)

Proverbs 21:25 The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work. (YLT)

Ecclesiastes 2:10 And nothing which was desired by my eyes did I keep from them; I did not keep any joy from my heart, because my heart took pleasure in all my work, and this was my reward. (See NIV)

Isaiah 8:6 "Because this people have refused the waters of Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice in Rezin and Remaliah's son; (WEB JPS ASV YLT RSV)

Isaiah 30:15 For thus said the Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, "You will be saved in returning and rest. Your strength will be in quietness and in confidence." You refused, (WEB)

Isaiah 54:6 For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Jeremiah 3:3 Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; yet you have a prostitute's forehead, you refused to be ashamed. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS)

Jeremiah 5:3 O Yahweh, don't your eyes look on truth? you have stricken them, but they were not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 8:5 Wherefore hath this people of Jerusalem Turned back -- a perpetual backsliding? They have kept hold on deceit, They have refused to turn back. (YLT)

Jeremiah 9:6 thy dwelling 'is' in the midst of deceit, Through deceit they refused to know Me, An affirmation of Jehovah. (YLT)

Jeremiah 11:10 They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, who refused to hear my words; and they are gone after other gods to serve them: the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant which I made with their fathers. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 15:18 Why hath my pain been perpetual? And my wound incurable? It hath refused to be healed, Thou art surely to me as a failing stream, Waters not stedfast. (YLT)

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not. (KJV WBS YLT)

Jeremiah 50:33 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The children of Israel and the children of Judah were oppressed together: and all that took them captives held them fast; they refused to let them go. (KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Ezekiel 5:6 And she hath changed my judgments into wickedness more than the nations, and my statutes more than the countries that are round about her: for they have refused my judgments and my statutes, they have not walked in them. (KJV DBY WBS)

Hosea 11:5 "They won't return into the land of Egypt; but the Assyrian will be their king, because they refused to repent. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Zechariah 7:11 But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Zechariah 7:13 It has come to pass that, as he called, and they refused to listen, so they will call, and I will not listen," said Yahweh of Armies; (WEB)

Refused (89 Occurrences)
...Refused (89 Occurrences). ... (See NIV). Matthew 27:34 Here they gave Him a mixture of
wine and gall to drink, but having tasted it He refused to drink it. (WEY NIV) ...
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Refusing (21 Occurrences)
... Matthew 2:18 "A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and bitter lamentation: It was
Rachel bewailing her children, and she refused to be comforted because there ...
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Naboth (18 Occurrences)
... Naboth, however, refused on any terms to part with it to the king. ... Naboth, however,
refused to part on any terms with his paternal inheritance. ...
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Refuse (103 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To disown. 5. (vi) To deny compliance; not to comply. 6. (n.) Refusal. 7.
(n.) That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter. ...
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Stubborn (40 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Vashti (10 Occurrences)
... Beautiful, the queen of Ahasuerus, who was deposed from her royal dignity because
she refused to obey the king when he desired her to appear in the banqueting ...
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Zalmunna (9 Occurrences)
... ze'-ba (zebhach, "victim"), zal-mun'-a (tsalmunna`, "protection refused"): Two
Midianite kings or chiefs whom Gideon slew (Judges 8:4-21 Psalm 83:11 (Hebrew ...
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Zebah (9 Occurrences)
... ze'-ba (zebhach, "victim"), zal-mun'-a (tsalmunna`, "protection refused"): Two
Midianite kings or chiefs whom Gideon slew (Judges 8:4-21 Psalm 83:11 (Hebrew ...
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Gallio (3 Occurrences)
... When the Jews brought Paul before his tribunal on the charge of persuading "men
to worship God contrary to the law" (18:13), he refused to listen to them, and ...
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Wondrous (41 Occurrences)
... Nehemiah 9:17 and refused to hearken, neither were mindful of Thy wonders that Thou
didst among them; but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed ...
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579. apobletos -- to be thrown away, ie rejected
... be refused. From apoballo; cast off, ie (figuratively) such as to be rejected --
be refused. see GREEK apoballo. (apobleton) -- 1 Occurrence. << 578, 579. ...
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3868. paraiteomai -- to beg from, to beg off
... Definition to beg from, to beg off NASB Word Usage begged (1), excused (2), have
nothing to do with (1), make excuses (1), refuse (4), refused (1), reject (1 ...
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4625. skandalon -- a stick for bait (of a trap), generally a snare ...
... ["4625 () is rising up through the earth, the traveler, hence, of Jesus the Messiah,
to the Jews who refused him" (Souter); "properly, the of a trap," (); the ...
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1375. diogmos -- persecution
... Emperor, Decius ( ad 250-251). He killed thousands of Christians who refused
to offer sacrifices in his name.]. Word Origin from dioko ...
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2309. thelo -- to will, wish
... 4), desires (4), desiring (2), intended (1), intending (1), like (3), maintain
(1), mean (1), mean* (2), please (1), purposed (1), refused* (1), unwilling* (11 ...
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720. arneomai -- to deny, say no
... Word Origin of uncertain origin Definition to deny, say no NASB Word Usage denied
(10), denies (5), deny (12), denying (2), disowned (3), refused (1). ...
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569. apisteo -- to disbelieve, be faithless
... Word Origin from apistos Definition to disbelieve, be faithless NASB Word Usage
believe (3), disbelieve (1), disbelieved (1), faithless (1), refused to believe ...
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3756. ou, ouk, ouch -- not, no
... none* (3), nor (3), nothing (8), nothing* (13), nowhere* (2), number (1), number*
(2), only* (5), rather (2), rather than (1), refrain (1), refused* (1), than ...
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3690. oxos -- sour wine
... One wine was mixed with (5521 ), which Christ refused once He tasted it
(Mt 27:34,48) -- and the other wine mixed with " (G. Archer). ...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(imp. & p. p.) of Refuse.
Strong's Hebrew
3985. maen -- to refuse
... << 3984, 3985. maen. 3986 >>. to refuse. Transliteration: maen Phonetic Spelling:
(maw-ane') Short Definition: refused. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3808. lo -- not
... 35), nothing* (27), nowhere* (1), or (10), or else (1), otherwise (4), pathless*
(2), rather than (3), refrain (1), refuse* (1), refused* (1), ruthlessly* (1 ...
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14. abah -- to be willing, to consent
... root Definition to be willing, to consent NASB Word Usage consent (5), obey (1),
refuse* (1), refused* (1), satisfied (1), unwilling* (3), want (1), willing (23 ...
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