And they say to God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of Your ways;
instead they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of Jehovah.
Through the pride of his face the wicked will not seek Him; There is no God in all his schemes.
He has said in his heart, God has forgotten; He hides His face; He will not see forever!
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
How long will you love simplicity, simple ones? And will scorners delight in their scorning? And will fools hate knowledge?
He takes up all of them with the hook; he drags him with his net and gathers him with his seine; therefore he rejoices and exults.
And seeing Jesus, he cried out and fell down before Him and said with a loud voice, What is to me and to You, Jesus, Son of God the Most High? I beseech You, Do not torment me!
And all the multitude of the neighborhood of the Gadarenes were seized with a great fear, and asked Him to depart from them. And entering into the boat, He returned.
And this is the condemnation, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the Light, because their deeds were evil.
And because I tell you the truth, you do not believe Me.
He who hates Me hates My Father also.
And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do the things not right,
because the carnal mind is enmity against God, for it is not subject to the Law of God, neither indeed can it be.
2 Thessalonians 2:10-12
and with all deceit of unrighteousness in those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, so that they might be saved.
2 Timothy 4:3-4
For a time will be when they will not endure sound doctrine, but they will heap up teachers to themselves according to their own lusts, tickling the ear.