23 Yet (A)they did not listen or incline their ear, (B)but stiffened their neck, that they (C)might not hear and receive instruction.
8 and that they should not be (A)like their fathers, (B)a stubborn and rebellious generation,a generation (C)whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit was not faithful to God.
8 (A)Do not remember against us (B)our former iniquities;[a] let your compassion come speedily to meet us, for we are (C)brought very low.
18 “And I said to (A)their children in the wilderness, ‘Do not walk (B)in the statutes of your fathers, nor keep their rules, (C)nor defile yourselves with their idols.
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