Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

Bible References

Blinded

2 Corinthians 3:14
(And thus their senses became hardened, for until this day remains the same veil not uncovered in the reading of the old testament, which veil is taken away in Christ.
1 Kings 22:22
And the LORD said unto him, In what manner? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also; go forth and do so.
Isaiah 6:10
Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.
John 12:40
He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes nor understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.

Lest

2 Corinthians 4:6
For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 3:8
How shall not the ministry of the Spirit be for greater glory?
John 8:12
Then Jesus spoke again unto them, saying, I AM the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life.
John 12:35
Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the Light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you; for he that walks in darkness does not know where he goes.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.
Colossians 1:27
to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery in the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,
1 Timothy 1:11
according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.
Titus 2:13
waiting for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ,

The image

John 1:14
And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.
John 12:45
and he that sees me sees him that sent me.
John 14:9
Jesus said unto him, Have I been such a long time with you, and yet thou hast not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Show us the Father?
John 15:24
If I had not done among them works which no other man has done, they would not have sin; but now they have seen them and hate both me and my Father.
Philippians 2:6
who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God,
Colossians 1:15
who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature;
Hebrews 1:3
who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

Shine

2 Corinthians 4:6
For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Psalm 50:2
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined forth.
Isaiah 60:1
Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.
2 Peter 1:19
We have also the most sure word of the prophets, unto which ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts,
1 John 2:8
Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which is the truth in him and in you, because the darkness is past, and the true light now shines.

General references

Leviticus 13:29
If a man or woman has a plague upon the head or the beard,
Isaiah 43:8
Bring forth the people that is blind that have eyes and the deaf that have ears.
Ezekiel 8:4
And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there like the vision that I saw in the plain.
Matthew 13:13
Therefore, I speak to them in parables because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
Luke 24:45
Then he opened their understanding that they might understand the scriptures
John 8:27
But they did not understand that he spoke to them of the Father.