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Want to know what the Bible says about Self-will? Here are 42 Bible verses about Self-will from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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2 Chronicles 30:8 NIV
Do not be stiff-necked, as your ancestors were; submit to the Lord. Come to his sanctuary, which he has consecrated forever. Serve the Lord your God, so that his fierce anger will turn away from you.
Psalm 75:5 NIV
Do not lift your horns against heaven;
    do not speak so defiantly. ’”
2 Kings 17:14 NIV
But they would not listen and were as stiff-necked as their ancestors, who did not trust in the Lord their God.
Nehemiah 9:16 NIV
“But they, our ancestors, became arrogant and stiff-necked, and they did not obey your commands.
Nehemiah 9:29 NIV
“You warned them in order to turn them back to your law, but they became arrogant and disobeyed your commands. They sinned against your ordinances, of which you said, ‘The person who obeys them will live by them.’ Stubbornly they turned their backs on you, became stiff-necked and refused to listen.
Jeremiah 7:24 NIV
But they did not listen or pay attention; instead, they followed the stubborn inclinations of their evil hearts. They went backward and not forward.
Isaiah 48:4 NIV
For I knew how stubborn you were;
    your neck muscles were iron,
    your forehead was bronze.
Proverbs 1:24 NIV
But since you refuse to listen when I call
    and no one pays attention when I stretch out my hand,
1 Samuel 8:19 NIV
But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We want a king over us.
Jeremiah 44:16 NIV
“We will not listen to the message you have spoken to us in the name of the Lord!
Zechariah 7:11 NIV
“But they refused to pay attention; stubbornly they turned their backs and covered their ears.
Nehemiah 9:17 NIV
They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore you did not desert them,
Isaiah 42:24 NIV
Who handed Jacob over to become loot,
    and Israel to the plunderers?
Was it not the Lord,
    against whom we have sinned?
For they would not follow his ways;
    they did not obey his law.
Psalm 78:10 NIV
they did not keep God’s covenant
    and refused to live by his law.
Deuteronomy 21:18-19 NIV
18 If someone has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother and will not listen to them when they discipline him, 19 his father and mother shall take hold of him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his town.
Deuteronomy 21:18 NIV
If someone has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother and will not listen to them when they discipline him,
Jeremiah 5:3 NIV
Lord, do not your eyes look for truth?
    You struck them, but they felt no pain;
    you crushed them, but they refused correction.
They made their faces harder than stone
    and refused to repent.
Jeremiah 7:28 NIV
Therefore say to them, ‘This is the nation that has not obeyed the Lord its God or responded to correction. Truth has perished; it has vanished from their lips.
Deuteronomy 31:27 NIV
For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you have been rebellious against the Lord while I am still alive and with you, how much more will you rebel after I die!
Psalm 78:8 NIV
They would not be like their ancestors
    a stubborn and rebellious generation,
whose hearts were not loyal to God,
    whose spirits were not faithful to him.

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