Acts 7:51-52

Stephen's Speech

51 d "You stiff-necked people, e uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. f As your fathers did, so do you. 52 g Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of h the Righteous One, i whom you have now betrayed and murdered,

  1. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 10:16
    Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no longer stubborn.
    Exodus 32:9
    And the Lord said to Moses, "I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people.
  2. Cross References
    Leviticus 26:41
    So that I walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemies - if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and they make amends for their iniquity.
    Jeremiah 6:10
    To whom shall I speak and give warning, that they may hear? Behold, their ears are uncircumcised, they cannot listen; behold, the word of the Lord is to them an object of scorn; they take no pleasure in it.
    Jeremiah 9:26
    Egypt, Judah, Edom, the sons of Ammon, Moab, and all who dwell in the desert who cut the corners of their hair, for all these nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in heart.
    Ezekiel 44:7
    In admitting foreigners, uncircumcised in heart and flesh, to be in my sanctuary, profaning my temple, when you offer to me my food, the fat and the blood. You have broken my covenant, in addition to all your abominations.
    Ezekiel 44:9
    Thus says the Lord God : No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and flesh, of all the foreigners who are among the people of Israel, shall enter my sanctuary.
  3. Cross References
    Malachi 3:7
    From the days of your fathers you have turned aside from my statutes and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you, says the Lord of hosts. But you say, 'How shall we return?
  4. Cross References
    1 Kings 19:10
    He said, "I have been very jealous for the Lord...
    2 Chronicles 36:16
    But they kept mocking the messengers of God, de...
    Jeremiah 2:30
    In vain have I struck your children; they took ...
    Matthew 23:31
    Thus you witness against yourselves that you ar...
    Matthew 23:37
    O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the...
    Matthew 5:12
    Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great i...
    Matthew 21:35
    And the tenants took his servants and beat one,...
  5. Cross References
    Acts 3:14
    But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you.
  6. Cross References
    Acts 5:28
    Saying, "We strictly charged you not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
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