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 that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God has showed it unto them.
John 3:19
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

They glorified

Romans 15:9
And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to you among the Gentiles, and sing unto your name.
Psalm 50:23
Whoever offers praise glorifies me: and to him that orders his conduct aright will I show the salvation of God.
Psalm 86:9
All nations which you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name.
Hosea 2:8
For she did not know that I gave her grain, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver and gold, which they prepared for Baal.
Habakkuk 1:15
They take up all of them with the hook, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
Luke 17:15
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God,
2 Timothy 3:2
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
Revelation 14:7
Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment has come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
Revelation 15:4
Who shall not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? for you only are holy: for all nations shall come and worship before you; for your judgments are made manifest.

But became

Genesis 6:5
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
And the LORD smelled a sweet odor; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more everything living, as I have done.
2 Kings 17:15
And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the nations that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.
Psalm 81:12
So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
Ecclesiastes 7:29
Lo, this only have I found, that God has made man upright; but they have sought out many devices.
Isaiah 44:9
They that make a graven image are all of them nothing; and their precious things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
Jeremiah 2:5
Thus says the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
Jeremiah 10:3
For the customs of the people are vain: for one 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 fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the nations shall come unto you from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.
Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
1 Peter 1:18
Since you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain manner of life received by tradition from your fathers;

Their foolish

Romans 11:10
Let their eyes be darkened that they may not see, and bow down their back always.
Deuteronomy 28:29
And you shall grope at noonday, as the blind gropes in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways: and you shall be only oppressed and plundered continually, and no man shall save you.
Isaiah 60:2
For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon you, and his glory shall be seen upon you.
Acts 26:18
To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

General references

Psalm 94:11
The LORD knows the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Isaiah 40:21
Have you not known? have you not heard? has it not been told you from the beginning? have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Jeremiah 33:18
Neither shall the priests, the Levites, lack a man before me to offer burnt offerings, and to burn grain offerings, and to sacrifice continually.
James 4:17
Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.