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Psalm 78

Psa. 78:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Andh might not be as their fathers
'ab (Hebrew #1)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application)
KJV usage: chief, (fore-)father(-less), X patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".
Pronounce: awb
Origin: a primitive word
, a stubborn
carar (Hebrew #5637)
to turn away, i.e. (morally) be refractory
KJV usage: X away, backsliding, rebellious, revolter(-ing), slide back, stubborn, withdrew.
Pronounce: saw-rar'
Origin: a primitive root
and rebellious
marah (Hebrew #4784)
to be (causatively, make) bitter (or unpleasant); (figuratively) to rebel (or resist; causatively, to provoke)
KJV usage: bitter, change, be disobedient, disobey, grievously, provocation, provoke(-ing), (be) rebel (against, -lious).
Pronounce: maw-raw'
Origin: a primitive root
i generation
dowr (Hebrew #1755)
from 1752; properly, a revolution of time, i.e. an age or generation; also a dwelling
KJV usage: age, X evermore, generation, (n-)ever, posterity.
Pronounce: dore
Origin: or (shortened) dor {dore}
; a generation
dowr (Hebrew #1755)
from 1752; properly, a revolution of time, i.e. an age or generation; also a dwelling
KJV usage: age, X evermore, generation, (n-)ever, posterity.
Pronounce: dore
Origin: or (shortened) dor {dore}
that βset
kuwn (Hebrew #3559)
properly, to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous)
KJV usage: certain(-ty), confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, (make) preparation, prepare (self), provide, make provision, (be, make) ready, right, set (aright, fast, forth), be stable, (e-)stablish, stand, tarry, X very deed.
Pronounce: koon
Origin: a primitive root
not their heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824
aright
kuwn (Hebrew #3559)
properly, to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous)
KJV usage: certain(-ty), confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, (make) preparation, prepare (self), provide, make provision, (be, make) ready, right, set (aright, fast, forth), be stable, (e-)stablish, stand, tarry, X very deed.
Pronounce: koon
Origin: a primitive root
, and whose spirit
ruwach (Hebrew #7307)
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions)
KJV usage: air, anger, blast, breath, X cool, courage, mind, X quarter, X side, spirit((-ual)), tempest, X vain, ((whirl-))wind(-y).
Pronounce: roo'-akh
Origin: from 7306
was not stedfast
'aman (Hebrew #539)
properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (Isa. 30:21; interchangeable with 541) to go to the right hand
KJV usage: hence, assurance, believe, bring up, establish, + fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.
Pronounce: aw-man'
Origin: a primitive root
with God
'el (Hebrew #410)
strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity)
KJV usage: God (god), X goodly, X great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in "-el."
Pronounce: ale
Origin: shortened from 352
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Psa. 68:6• 6God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched land. (Psa. 68:6)
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Psa. 106:7• 7Our fathers in Egypt considered not thy wondrous works; they remembered not the multitude of thy loving-kindnesses; but they rebelled at the sea, at the Red Sea. (Psa. 106:7)
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Ex. 32:9• 9And Jehovah said to Moses, I see this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people. (Ex. 32:9)
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Ex. 33:3,5• 3into a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in the midst of thee, for thou art a stiff-necked people,--lest I consume thee on the way.
5Now Jehovah had said to Moses, Say unto the children of Israel, Ye are a stiff-necked people: in one moment I will come up into the midst of thee and will consume thee. And now put off thine ornaments from thee, and I will know what I will do unto thee.
(Ex. 33:3,5)
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Ex. 34:9• 9and said, If indeed I have found grace in thine eyes, Lord, let the Lord, I pray thee, go in our midst; for it is a stiff-necked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for an inheritance! (Ex. 34:9)
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Deut. 9:6,13• 6Know therefore that Jehovah thy God doth not give thee this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiff-necked people.
13And Jehovah spoke unto me, saying, I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people.
(Deut. 9:6,13)
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Deut. 31:27• 27for I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck. Lo, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against Jehovah; and how much more after my death! (Deut. 31:27)
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2 Kings 17:14• 14But they would not hear, and hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, who did not believe in Jehovah their God. (2 Kings 17:14)
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Ezek. 2:3‑8• 3And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to nations that are rebellious, which have rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me unto this very day;
4and these children are impudent and hard-hearted: I am sending thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah.
5And they, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear--for they are a rebellious house--yet shall they know that there hath been a prophet among them.
6And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.
7And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear; for they are rebellious.
8And thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
(Ezek. 2:3‑8)
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Ezek. 20:8,18• 8But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: none of them cast away the abominations of his eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I thought to pour out my fury upon them, so as to accomplish mine anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
18And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.
(Ezek. 20:8,18)
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Matt. 23:31‑33• 31So that ye bear witness of yourselves that ye are sons of those who slew the prophets:
32and *ye*, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.
33Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?
(Matt. 23:31‑33)
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Acts 7:51• 51O stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, *ye* do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers, *ye* also. (Acts 7:51)
set not.
Heb. prepared not.
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J. N. Darby Translation

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And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that prepared not their heart, and whose spirit was not stedfast with *God.