Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Bible References

When

Romans 1:19
because what is knowable of God is apparent in them, for God made it known to them.
John 3:19
And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.

They glorified

Romans 15:9
and the Gentiles, for the sake of mercy, to glorify God, as it is written, Because of this I will give thanks to thee among Gentiles, and will sing to thy name.
Psalm 50:23
Whoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me. And to him who orders his way [aright] I will show the salvation of God.
Psalm 86:9
All nations whom thou have made shall come and worship before thee, O LORD, and they shall glorify thy name.
Hosea 2:8
For she did not know that I gave her the grain, and the new wine, and the oil, and multiplied to her silver and gold, which they used for Baal.
Habakkuk 1:15
He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.
Luke 17:15
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back with a great voice glorifying God.
2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, impious,
Revelation 14:7
saying in a great voice, Fear God, and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. And worship him who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and springs of waters.
Revelation 15:4
Who will, no, not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name, because thou alone are holy? Because all the nations will come and worship before thee, because thy righteous deeds were made known.

But became

Genesis 6:5
And LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
And LORD smelled the sweet savor. And LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for that the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I again any more smite everything
2 Kings 17:15
And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified to them. And they followed vanity, and became vain, and [went] after the nations that were round about them, c
Psalm 81:12
So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, that they might walk in their own counsels.
Ecclesiastes 7:29
Behold, this only I have found: That God made man upright, but they have sought out many contrivances.
Isaiah 44:9
Those who 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.
Jeremiah 2:5
Thus says LORD: What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and have become vain?
Jeremiah 10:3
For the customs of the peoples are vanity. For [a man] cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the axe.
Jeremiah 16:19
O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic
Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
1 Peter 1:18
Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,

Their foolish

Romans 11:10
Let their eyes be darkened, not to see, and may thou bow down their back always.
Deuteronomy 28:29
and thou shall grope at noonday, as the blind man gropes in darkness. And thou shall not prosper in thy ways. And thou shall only be oppressed and robbed always, and there shall be none to save thee.
Isaiah 60:2
For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples. But LORD will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

General references

Psalm 94:11
LORD knows the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Isaiah 40:21
Have ye not known? Have yet not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Jeremiah 33:18
neither shall the priests the Levites want a man before me to offer burnt-offerings, and to burn meal-offerings, and to do sacrifice continually.
James 4:17
He therefore who knows to do good, and is not doing it, to him it is sin.