Psalm 78:8 {77:8}
Good News Translation
They will not be like their ancestors, a rebellious and disobedient people, whose trust in God was never firm and who did not remain faithful to him.

Contemporary English Version
They would be different from their ancestors, who were stubborn, rebellious, and unfaithful to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That they may not become like their fathers, a perverse and exasperating generation. A generation that set not their heart aright: and whose spirit was not faithful to God.

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That they may not become like their fathers, a perverse and exasperating generation. A generation that set not their heart aright: and whose spirit was not faithful to God.

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Psalm 68:6 God who maketh men of one manner to dwell in a house: Who bringeth out them that were bound in strength; in like manner them that provoke, that dwell in sepulchres.

Psalm 106:7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt: they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies: And they provoked to wrath going up to the sea, even the Red Sea.

Exodus 32:9 And again the Lord said to Moses: I see that this people is stiffnecked:

Exodus 33:3,5 That thou mayst enter into the land that floweth with milk and honey. For I will not go up with thee, because thou art a stiffnecked people; lest I destroy thee in the way. . . .

Exodus 34:9 Said: If I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, I beseech thee that thou wilt go with us, (for it is a stiffnecked people) and take away our iniquities and sin, and possess us.

Deuteronomy 9:6,13 Know therefore that the Lord thy God giveth thee not this excellent land in possession for thy justices, for thou art a very stiffnecked people. . . .

Deuteronomy 31:27 For I know thy obstinacy, and thy most stiff neck. While I am yet living, and going in with you, you have always been rebellious against the Lord: how much more when I shall be dead?

2 Kings 17:14 And they hearkened not, but hardened their necks like to the neck of their fathers, who would not obey the Lord, their God.

Ezekiel 2:3-8 And saying: Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious people, that hath revolted from me, they, and their fathers, have transgressed my covenant even unto this day. . . .

Ezekiel 20:8,18 But they provoked me, and would not hearken to me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of his eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt: and I said I would pour out my indignation upon them, and accomplish my wrath against them in the midst of the land of Egypt. . . .

Matthew 23:31-33 Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets. . . .

Acts 7:51 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

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Psalm 78:37 But their heart was not right with him: nor were they counted faithful in his covenant.

2 Chronicles 12:14 But he did evil, and did not prepare his heart to seek the Lord.

2 Chronicles 19:3 But good works are found in thee, because thou hast taken away the groves out of the land of Juda, and hast prepared thy heart to seek the Lord the God of thy fathers.

2 Chronicles 20:33 But yet he took not away the high places, and the people had not yet turned their heart to the Lord the God of their fathers.

2 Chronicles 30:19 To all them, who with their whole heart, seek the Lord the God of their fathers: and will not impute it to them that they are not sanctified.

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Psalm 78:37 But their heart was not right with him: nor were they counted faithful in his covenant.

Deuteronomy 4:4 But you that adhere to the Lord your God, are all alive until this present day.

Joshua 14:8,9 But my brethren, that had gone up with me, discouraged the heart of the people: and I nevertheless followed the Lord my God. . . .

Acts 11:23 Who, when he was come and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord.

Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
7That they may put their hope in God and may not forget the works of God: and may seek his commandments. 8That they may not become like their fathers, a perverse and exasperating generation. A generation that set not their heart aright: and whose spirit was not faithful to God.9The sons of Ephraim who bend and shoot with the bow: they have turned back in the day of battle.…
Cross References
Exodus 32:9
And again the Lord said to Moses: I see that this people is stiffnecked:

Deuteronomy 9:7
Remember, and forget not how thou provokedst the Lord thy God to wrath in the wilderness. From the day that thou camest out of Egypt unto this place, thou hast always strove against the Lord.

Deuteronomy 9:24
But were always rebellious from the day that I began to know you.

Deuteronomy 31:27
For I know thy obstinacy, and thy most stiff neck. While I am yet living, and going in with you, you have always been rebellious against the Lord: how much more when I shall be dead?

Judges 2:19
But after the judge was dead, they returned, and did much worse things than their fathers had done, following strange gods, serving them, and adoring them. They left not their own inventions, and the stubborn way, by which they were accustomed to walk.

2 Kings 17:14
And they hearkened not, but hardened their necks like to the neck of their fathers, who would not obey the Lord, their God.

2 Chronicles 30:7
Be not like your fathers, and brethren, who departed from the Lord the God of their fathers, and he hath given them up to destruction, as you see.

Job 11:13
But thou hast hardened thy heart, and hast spread thy hands to him.

Psalm 51:10
Create a clean heart in me, O God: and renew a right spirit within my bowels.

Psalm 78:37
But their heart was not right with him: nor were they counted faithful in his covenant.

Psalm 106:6
We have sinned with our fathers: we have acted unjustly, we have wrought iniquity.

Isaiah 30:9
For it is a people that provoketh to wrath, and lying children that will not hear the law of God.

Jeremiah 5:23
But the heart of this people is become hard of belief and provoking, they are revolted and gone away.

Jeremiah 11:10
They are returned to the former iniquities of their fathers, who refused to hear my words: so these likewise have gone after strange gods, to serve them: the house of Israel, and the house of Juda have made void my covenant, which I made with their fathers.

Ezekiel 20:18
And I said to their children in the wilderness: Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, and observe not their judgments, nor be ye defiled with their idols:

Hosea 4:16
For Israel hath gone astray like a wanton heifer now will the Lord feed them, as a lamb in a spacious place.

Zechariah 1:4
Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
Then they will not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose heart was not loyal, whose spirit was not faithful to God.And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

And might not be as their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that set not their heart aright, And whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

That they should not be as their fathers, a perverse and provoking generation; a generation which set not its heart aright, and its spirit was not steadfast with God.

And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that prepared not their heart, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that didn't make their hearts loyal, whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

And they are not like their fathers, A generation apostate and rebellious, A generation! it hath not prepared its heart, Nor stedfast with God is its spirit.
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