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Lev 26:15

(NIV)
and if you reject my decrees and abhor my laws and fail to carry out all my commands and so violate my covenant,
(ESV)
if you spurn my statutes, and if your soul abhors my rules, so that you will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant,

Lev 26:43

(NIV)
For the land will be deserted by them and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them. They will pay for their sins because they rejected my laws and abhorred my decrees.
(ESV)
But the land shall be abandoned by them and enjoy its Sabbaths while it lies desolate without them, and they shall make amends for their iniquity, because they spurned my rules and their soul abhorred my statutes.

Lev 26:44

(NIV)
Yet in spite of this, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them or abhor them so as to destroy them completely, breaking my covenant with them. I am the  Lord their God.
(ESV)
Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies I will not spurn them, neither will I abhor them so as to destroy them utterly and break my covenant with them, for I am the  Lord their God.

Num 11:20

(NIV)
but for a whole month – until it comes out of your nostrils and you loathe it – because you have rejected the  Lord, who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, ‘Why did we ever leave Egypt?’”’

(ESV)
but a whole month until it comes out at your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you, because you have rejected the  Lord who is among you and have wept before him, sayingWhy did we come out of Egypt?”’”

Num 14:31

(NIV)
As for your children that you said would be taken as plunder, I will bring them in to enjoy the land you have rejected.
(ESV)
But your little ones, who you said would become a prey, I will bring in, and they shall know the land that you have rejected.

Judg 9:38

(NIV)
Then Zebul said to him, ‘Where is your big talk now, you who said, “Who is Abimelek that we should be subject to him?” Aren’t these the men you ridiculed? Go out and fight them!’

(ESV)
Then Zebul said to him, “Where is your mouth now, you who said, ‘Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him?’ Are not these the people whom you despised? Go out now and fight with them.”

1Sam 8:7

(NIV)
And the  Lord told him: ‘Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Samuel, “Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them.

1Sam 10:19

(NIV)
But you have now rejected your God, who saves you out of all your disasters and calamities. And you have said, “No, appoint a king over us.” So now present yourselves before the  Lord by your tribes and clans.’

(ESV)
But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your calamities and your distresses, and you have said to him, ‘Set a king over us.’ Now therefore present yourselves before the  Lord by your tribes and by your thousands.”

1Sam 15:23

(NIV)
For rebellion is like the sin of divination,
and arrogance like the evil of idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the  Lord,
he has rejected you as king.’
(ESV)
For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the  Lord,
he has also rejected you from being king.”

1Sam 15:26

(NIV)
But Samuel said to him, ‘I will not go back with you. You have rejected the word of the  Lord, and the  Lord has rejected you as king over Israel!’

(ESV)
And Samuel said to Saul, “I will not return with you. For you have rejected the word of the  Lord, and the  Lord has rejected you from being king over Israel.”

1Sam 16:1

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.’

(ESV)
The  Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.”

1Sam 16:7

(NIV)
But the  Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the  Lord looks at the heart.’

(ESV)
But the  Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the  Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the  Lord looks on the heart.”

2Kgs 17:15

(NIV)
They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the  Lord had ordered them, ‘Do not do as they do.’

(ESV)
They despised his statutes and his covenant that he made with their fathers and the warnings that he gave them. They went after false idols and became false, and they followed the nations that were around them, concerning whom the  Lord had commanded them that they should not do like them.

2Kgs 17:20

(NIV)
Therefore the  Lord rejected all the people of Israel; he afflicted them and gave them into the hands of plunderers, until he thrust them from his presence.

(ESV)
And the  Lord rejected all the descendants of Israel and afflicted them and gave them into the hand of plunderers, until he had cast them out of his sight.

2Kgs 23:27

(NIV)
So the  Lord said, ‘I will remove Judah also from my presence as I removed Israel, and I will reject Jerusalem, the city I chose, and this temple, about which I said, “My Name shall be there.” ’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said, “I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and I will cast off this city that I have chosen, Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.”

1Chr 28:9

(NIV)
‘And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the  Lord searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you for ever.
(ESV)
“And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind for the  Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

2Chr 11:14

(NIV)
The Levites even abandoned their pasture-lands and property and came to Judah and Jerusalem, because Jeroboam and his sons had rejected them as priests of the  Lord
(ESV)
For the Levites left their common lands and their holdings and came to Judah and Jerusalem because Jeroboam and his sons cast them out from serving as priests of the  Lord,

2Chr 29:19

(NIV)
We have prepared and consecrated all the articles that King Ahaz removed in his unfaithfulness while he was king. They are now in front of the  Lord’s altar.’

(ESV)
All the utensils that King Ahaz discarded in his reign when he was faithless, we have made ready and consecrated, and behold, they are before the altar of the  Lord.”

Job 5:17

(NIV)
‘Blessed is the one whom God corrects;
so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
(ESV)
Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves;
therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.

Job 7:5

(NIV)
My body is clothed with worms and scabs,
my skin is broken and festering.
(ESV)
My flesh is clothed with worms and dirt;
my skin hardens, then breaks out afresh.

Job 7:16

(NIV)
I despise my life; I would not live for ever.
Let me alone; my days have no meaning.
(ESV)
I loathe my life; I would not live forever.
Leave me alone, for my days are a breath.

Job 8:20

(NIV)
‘Surely God does not reject one who is blameless
or strengthen the hands of evildoers.
(ESV)
Behold, God will not reject a blameless man,
nor take the hand of evildoers.

Job 9:21

(NIV)
‘Although I am blameless,
I have no concern for myself;
I despise my own life.
(ESV)
I am blameless; I regard not myself;
I loathe my life.

Job 10:3

(NIV)
Does it please you to oppress me,
to spurn the work of your hands,
while you smile on the plans of the wicked?
(ESV)
Does it seem good to you to oppress,
to despise the work of your hands
and favor the designs of the wicked?

Job 19:18

(NIV)
Even the little boys scorn me;
when I appear, they ridicule me.
(ESV)
Even young children despise me;
when I rise they talk against me.

Job 28:16

(NIV)
It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir,
with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.
(ESV)
It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,
in precious onyx or sapphire.

Job 28:19

(NIV)
The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it;
it cannot be bought with pure gold.
(ESV)
The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it,
nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Job 30:1

(NIV)
‘But now they mock me,
men younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
to put with my sheep dogs.
(ESV)
“But now they laugh at me,
men who are younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
to set with the dogs of my flock.

Job 31:13

(NIV)
‘If I have denied justice to any of my servants,
whether male or female,
when they had a grievance against me,
(ESV)
If I have rejected the cause of my manservant or my maidservant,
when they brought a complaint against me,

Job 34:33

(NIV)
Should God then reward you on your terms,
when you refuse to repent?
You must decide, not I;
so tell me what you know.
(ESV)
Will he then make repayment to suit you,
because you reject it?
For you must choose, and not I;
therefore declare what you know.

Job 36:5

(NIV)
‘God is mighty, but despises no one;
he is mighty, and firm in his purpose.
(ESV)
Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any;
he is mighty in strength of understanding.

Job 42:6

(NIV)
Therefore I despise myself
and repent in dust and ashes.’
(ESV)
therefore I despise myself,
and repent in dust and ashes.”

Ps 15:4

(NIV)
who despises a vile person
but honours those who fear the  Lord;
who keeps an oath even when it hurts,
and does not change their mind;
(ESV)
in whose eyes a vile person is despised,
but who honors those who fear the  Lord;
who swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Ps 36:4

(NIV)
Even on their beds they plot evil;
they commit themselves to a sinful course
and do not reject what is wrong.
(ESV)
He plots trouble while on his bed;
he sets himself in a way that is not good;
he does not reject evil.

Ps 39:4

(NIV)
‘Show me,  Lord, my life’s end
and the number of my days;
let me know how fleeting my life is.
(ESV)
“O  Lord, make me know my end
and what is the measure of my days;
let me know how fleeting I am!

Ps 43:2

(NIV)
You are God my stronghold.
Why have you rejected me?
Why must I go about mourning,
oppressed by the enemy?
(ESV)
For you are the God in whom I take refuge;
why have you rejected me?
Why do I go about mourning
because of the oppression of the enemy?

Ps 44:9

(NIV)
But now you have rejected and humbled us;
you no longer go out with our armies.
(ESV)
But you have rejected us and disgraced us
and have not gone out with our armies.

Ps 44:23

(NIV)
Awake, Lord! Why do you sleep?
Rouse yourself! Do not reject us for ever.
(ESV)
Awake! Why are you sleeping, O Lord?
Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever!

Ps 53:5

(NIV)
But there they are, overwhelmed with dread,
where there was nothing to dread.
God scattered the bones of those who attacked you;
you put them to shame, for God despised them.
(ESV)
There they are, in great terror,
where there is no terror!
For God scatters the bones of him who encamps against you;
you put them to shame, for God has rejected them.

Ps 58:7

(NIV)
Let them vanish like water that flows away;
when they draw the bow, let their arrows fall short.
(ESV)
Let them vanish like water that runs away;
when he aims his arrows, let them be blunted.

(NIV)

For the director of music. To the tune of ‘The Lily of the Covenant’. A miktam of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim and Aram Zobah, and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to Shushan Eduth. A Miktam of David; for instruction; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and when Joab on his return struck down twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.

Ps 60:1

(NIV)
You have rejected us, God, and burst upon us;
you have been angry – now restore us!
(ESV)
O God, you have rejected us, broken our defenses;
you have been angry; oh, restore us.

Ps 60:10

(NIV)
Is it not you, God, you who have now rejected us
and no longer go out with our armies?
(ESV)
Have you not rejected us, O God?
You do not go forth, O God, with our armies.

(NIV)

A maskil of Asaph.

(ESV)

A Maskil of Asaph.

Ps 74:1

(NIV)
O God, why have you rejected us for ever?
Why does your anger smoulder against the sheep of your pasture?
(ESV)
O God, why do you cast us off forever?
Why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?

Ps 77:7

(NIV)
‘Will the Lord reject for ever?
Will he never show his favour again?
(ESV)
“Will the Lord spurn forever,
and never again be favorable?

Ps 78:59

(NIV)
When God heard them, he was furious;
he rejected Israel completely.
(ESV)
When God heard, he was full of wrath,
and he utterly rejected Israel.

Ps 78:67

(NIV)
Then he rejected the tents of Joseph,
he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim;
(ESV)
He rejected the tent of Joseph;
he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim,

Ps 88:14

(NIV)
Why,  Lord, do you reject me
and hide your face from me?
(ESV)
O  Lord, why do you cast my soul away?
Why do you hide your face from me?

Ps 89:38

(NIV)
But you have rejected, you have spurned,
you have been very angry with your anointed one.
(ESV)
But now you have cast off and rejected;
you are full of wrath against your anointed.

Ps 106:24

(NIV)
Then they despised the pleasant land;
they did not believe his promise.
(ESV)
Then they despised the pleasant land,
having no faith in his promise.

Ps 108:11

(NIV)
Is it not you, God, you who have rejected us
and no longer go out with our armies?
(ESV)
Have you not rejected us, O God?
You do not go out, O God, with our armies.

Ps 118:22

(NIV)
The stone the builders rejected
has become the cornerstone;
(ESV)
The stone that the builders rejected
has become the cornerstone.

Ps 119:118

(NIV)
You reject all who stray from your decrees,
for their delusions come to nothing.
(ESV)
You spurn all who go astray from your statutes,
for their cunning is in vain.

Prov 3:11

(NIV)
My son, do not despise the  Lord’s discipline,
and do not resent his rebuke,
(ESV)
My son, do not despise the  Lord’s discipline
or be weary of his reproof,

Prov 15:32

(NIV)
Those who disregard discipline despise themselves,
but the one who heeds correction gains understanding.
(ESV)
Whoever ignores instruction despises himself,
but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence.

Isa 5:24

(NIV)
Therefore, as tongues of fire lick up straw
and as dry grass sinks down in the flames,
so their roots will decay
and their flowers blow away like dust;
for they have rejected the law of the  Lord Almighty
and spurned the word of the Holy One of Israel.
(ESV)
Therefore, as the tongue of fire devours the stubble,
and as dry grass sinks down in the flame,
so their root will be as rottenness,
and their blossom go up like dust;
for they have rejected the law of the  Lord of hosts,
and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isa 7:15

(NIV)
He will be eating curds and honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right,
(ESV)
He shall eat curds and honey when he knows how to refuse the evil and choose the good.

Isa 7:16

(NIV)
for before the boy knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right, the land of the two kings you dread will be laid waste.
(ESV)
For before the boy knows how to refuse the evil and choose the good, the land whose two kings you dread will be deserted.

Isa 8:6

(NIV)
‘Because this people has rejected
the gently flowing waters of Shiloah
and rejoices over Rezin
and the son of Remaliah,
(ESV)
Because this people has refused the waters of Shiloah that flow gently, and rejoice over Rezin and the son of Remaliah,

Isa 19:6

(NIV)
The canals will stink;
the streams of Egypt will dwindle and dry up.
The reeds and rushes will wither,
(ESV)
and its canals will become foul,
and the branches of Egypt’s Nile will diminish and dry up,
reeds and rushes will rot away.

Isa 30:12

(NIV)
Therefore this is what the Holy One of Israel says:

‘Because you have rejected this message,
relied on oppression
and depended on deceit,
(ESV)
Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel,
Because you despise this word
and trust in oppression and perverseness
and rely on them,
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