Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
I will go to the great, and will speak to them; for they know the way of the LORD, the law of their God." But they all alike had broken the yoke, they had burst the bonds.
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, `We do not want this man to reign over us.'
But as for these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them before me.'"
1 Peter 2:7
To you therefore who believe, he is precious, but for those who do not believe, "The very stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner,"
1 Peter 2:8
and "A stone that will make men stumble, a rock that will make them fall"; for they stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.