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stiff-necked people Palestine in Jewish history by Berl Locker

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Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Jews -- History,
  • Zionism

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Statementby Berl Locker.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19033453M

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Faced with God’s presence, they disobeyed Him. Confronted with His absence, they stayed faithful to Him. That is the paradox of the stiff-necked people. Not by accident does the main narrative of the Book .   The Stiff-Necked People: The Perfect Nation to Receive the Torah. Rabbi Chaim Jachter J Throughout our history [1] the Jews have received many appellations. Among the more famous – and positive – are “The Chosen People”, “People of the Book”, “Eternal People”. A Stiff-Necked People It is a moment of the very highest drama. The Israelites, a mere forty days after the greatest revelation in history, have made an idol: a Golden Calf. G‑d threatens to destroy them.   Finally, he draws his conclusion from this history. Acts – "You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do .

Acts New International Version (NIV). 51 “You stiff-necked people! Your hearts and ears are still uncircumcised. You are just like your ancestors: You always resist the Holy Spirit! 52 Was there ever .   Our behavior further recalls the words of Moses in a prayer to God when he refers to God’s people as being “stiff-necked people,” a description also repeated, in various ways, by the prophets. In her book Jesus Calling, Sarah Young . The LORD also said to Moses, "I have seen this people, and they are indeed a stiff-necked people. Exodus Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you, because you are a stiff-necked people. STIFF-NECKED stif'-nekt (qesheh `oreph, literally, "hard of neck"): As it is figuratively used, both in the Old Testament and in the New Testament, the word means "stubborn," "untractable," "not to be led." .

A stiff necked people 'The only place to which an elderly Russian immigrant, or an impoverished Holocaust survivor can turn to for a bed is Jewish Care'. By Mark JoelSeptem , pm0Edit. The Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, they are an obstinate people. Exodus Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are an obstinate people. Prideful, haughty, stuck-up, stubborn. This term was familiar to the audience, who were well versed in the Old Testament: And the LORD said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and indeed it is a stiff-necked people!" (Exodus   God's accusation of our being stiff necked occurs in one of several stories where Israelites are portrayed as anything but unified. It concerns the people's demands for idols, and .