Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:

Understanding

General references

Bible References

O foolish

Jeremiah 5:4
I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.
Jeremiah 4:22
The Lord answered, "This will happen because my people are foolish. They do not know me. They are like children who have no sense. They have no understanding. They are skilled at doing evil. They do not know how to do good."
Jeremiah 8:7
Even the stork knows when it is time to move on. The turtledove, swallow, and crane recognize the normal times for their migration. But my people pay no attention to what I, the Lord, require of them.
Jeremiah 10:8
The people of those nations are both stupid and foolish. Instruction from a wooden idol is worthless!
Deuteronomy 29:4
But to this very day the Lord has not given you an understanding mind, perceptive eyes, or discerning ears!
Deuteronomy 32:6
Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.
Psalm 94:8
Take notice of this, you ignorant people! You fools, when will you ever understand?
Isaiah 6:9
He said, "Go and tell these people: 'Listen continually, but don't understand! Look continually, but don't perceive!'
Isaiah 27:11
When its branches get brittle, they break; women come and use them for kindling. For these people lack understanding, therefore the one who made them has no compassion on them; the one who formed them has no mercy on them.
Isaiah 44:18
They do not comprehend or understand, for their eyes are blind and cannot see; their minds do not discern.
Ezekiel 12:2
"Son of man, you are living in the midst of a rebellious house. They have eyes to see, but do not see, and ears to hear, but do not hear, because they are a rebellious house.
Matthew 13:13
For this reason I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.
John 12:40
"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and understand with their heart, and turn to me, and I would heal them."
Acts 28:26
when he said, 'Go to this people and say, "You will keep on hearing, but will never understand, and you will keep on looking, but will never perceive.
Romans 11:8
as it is written, "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that would not see and ears that would not hear, to this very day."

Understanding

Proverbs 17:16
Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no intention of acquiring wisdom?
Hosea 7:11
Ephraim has been like a dove, easily deceived and lacking discernment. They called to Egypt for help; they turned to Assyria for protection.

General references

Isaiah 43:8
Bring out the people who are blind, even though they have eyes, those who are deaf, even though they have ears!
Matthew 13:13
For this reason I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.

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