Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.
None that understandeth
None that understandeth
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
Understand, you senseless among the people: and you fools, when will you be wise?
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
When its boughs are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.
For my people are foolish, they have not known me; they are stupid children, and they have no understanding: they are wise to do evil, but how to do good they have no knowledge.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.
Therefore speak I to them in parables: because seeing they see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
For the people turn not unto him that strikes them, neither do they seek the LORD of hosts.
Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and rely on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!
Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you upon him while he is near:
I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name.
And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.