Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:

General references

Bible References

The understanding

Psalm 74:20
Have respect to the covenant, for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of violence.
Psalm 115:4
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Isaiah 44:18
They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Isaiah 46:5
To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be alike?
Acts 17:30
Indeed therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands for all men everywhere to repent.
Acts 26:17
delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom I send thee,
Romans 1:21
Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through its wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.
Galatians 4:8
But of course not knowing God then, ye were in bondage to those in nature who are not gods,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in passion of lust, as also the Gentiles who have not known God,

Alienated

Ephesians 2:12
that ye were at that time independent of Christ, alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and alien of the covenants of the promise, having no hope and godless in the world.
Romans 8:7
Because the mentality of the flesh is enmity against God, for it is not submissive to the law of God, for neither is it able.
Galatians 4:8
But of course not knowing God then, ye were in bondage to those in nature who are not gods,
Colossians 1:21
And you, being formerly alienated and hostile in mind, in works, in things evil. But now he has reconciled
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in passion of lust, as also the Gentiles who have not known God,
James 4:4
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is hatred of God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.

Because

Romans 1:21
Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.
Romans 2:19
And thou have confidence in thyself to be a guide of the blind, a light of those in darkness,
1 John 2:11
But he who hates his brother is in the darkness, and he goes about in the darkness, and knows not where he goes, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

General references

Leviticus 11:16
and the ostrich, and the night-hawk, and the sea-gull, and the hawk after its kind,
Deuteronomy 29:4
yet LORD has not given you a heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.