Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


2 Corinthians 3:14
but their minds were hardened, for unto this day the same vail at the reading of the Old Covenant doth remain unwithdrawn -- which in Christ is being made useless --
1 Kings 22:22
and he saith, I go out, and have been a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all his prophets; and He saith, Thou dost entice, and also thou art able; go out and do so.
Isaiah 6:10
Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'
John 12:40
'He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart, that they might not see with the eyes, and understand with the heart, and turn back, and I might heal them;'


2 Corinthians 4:6
because it is God who said, Out of darkness light is to shine, who did shine in our hearts, for the enlightening of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 3:8
how shall the ministration of the Spirit not be more in glory?
John 8:12
Again, therefore, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'I am the light of the world; he who is following me shall not walk in the darkness, but he shall have the light of the life.'
John 12:35
Jesus, therefore, said to them, 'Yet a little time is the light with you; walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you; and he who is walking in the darkness hath not known where he goeth;
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of the Adversary unto God, for their receiving forgiveness of sins, and a lot among those having been sanctified, by faith that is toward me.
Colossians 1:27
to whom God did will to make known what is the riches of the glory of this secret among the nations -- which is Christ in you, the hope of the glory,
1 Timothy 1:11
according to the good news of the glory of the blessed God, with which I was entrusted.
Titus 2:13
waiting for the blessed hope and manifestation of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ,

The image

John 1:14
And the Word became flesh, and did tabernacle among us, and we beheld his glory, glory as of an only begotten of a father, full of grace and truth.
John 12:45
and he who is beholding me, doth behold Him who sent me;
John 14:9
Jesus saith to him, 'So long time am I with you, and thou hast not known me, Philip? he who hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how dost thou say, Shew to us the Father?
John 15:24
if I did not do among them the works that no other hath done, they were not having sin, and now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father;
Philippians 2:6
who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal to God,
Colossians 1:15
who is the image of the invisible God, first-born of all creation,
Hebrews 1:3
who being the brightness of the glory, and the impress of His subsistence, bearing up also the all things by the saying of his might -- through himself having made a cleansing of our sins, sat down at the right hand of the greatness in the highest,


2 Corinthians 4:6
because it is God who said, Out of darkness light is to shine, who did shine in our hearts, for the enlightening of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Psalm 50:2
From Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shone.
Isaiah 60:1
Arise, be bright, for come hath thy light, And the honour of Jehovah hath risen on thee.
2 Peter 1:19
And we have more firm the prophetic word, to which we do well giving heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, till day may dawn, and a morning star may arise -- in your hearts;
1 John 2:8
again, a new command I write to you, which thing is true in him and in you, because the darkness doth pass away, and the true light doth now shine;

General references

Leviticus 13:29
'And when a man (or a woman) hath in him a plague in the head or in the beard,
Isaiah 43:8
He brought out a blind people who have eyes, And deaf ones who have ears.
Ezekiel 8:4
and lo, there the honour of the God of Israel, as the appearance that I saw in the valley.
Matthew 13:13
'Because of this, in similes do I speak to them, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor understand,
Luke 24:45
Then opened he up their understanding to understand the Writings,
John 8:27
They knew not that of the Father he spake to them;