Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
For he hath
They that fashion a graven image are all of them vanity; and the things that they delight in shall not profit; and their own witnesses see not, nor know: that they may be put to shame.
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.
They bear it upon the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it standeth, from its place shall it not remove: yea, one may cry unto it, yet can it not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
because that, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither gave thanks; but became vain in their reasonings, and their senseless heart was darkened.
For he hath
Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they sea with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed.
For Jehovah hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes, the prophets; and your heads, the seers, hath he covered.
So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, That they might walk in their own counsels.
And unto them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall in no wise understand; And seeing ye shall see, and shall in no wise perceive:
who in the generations gone by suffered all the nations to walk in their own ways.
And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;
according as it is written, God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear, unto this very day.
2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled in them that perish:
2 Thessalonians 2:9
even he , whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
Yea, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds that cannot understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
A brutish man knoweth not; Neither doth a fool understand this:
Then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, And find the knowledge of God.
Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.
Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; that have eyes, and see not; that have ears, and hear not:
Many shall purify themselves, and make themselves white, and be refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand; but they that are wise shall understand.
Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.
Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
How can ye believe, who receive glory one of another, and the glory that cometh from the only God ye seek not?
Why do ye not understand my speech? Even because ye cannot hear my word.
For this cause they could not believe, for that Isaiah said again,
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; enticing unstedfast souls; having a heart exercised in covetousness; children of cursing;
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.
Therefore speak I to them in parables; because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
and they knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.