Being Without Understanding

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 42:20

Though seeing many things, you do not obey. Though [his] ears are open, he does not listen."

Isaiah 6:10

Dull the minds of these people; deafen their ears and blind their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their minds, turn back, and be healed.

Matthew 13:13

For this reason I speak to them in parables, because looking they do not see, and hearing they do not listen or understand.

Isaiah 6:9

And He replied: Go! Say to these people: Keep listening, but do not understand; keep looking, but do not perceive.

Matthew 13:14

Isaiah's prophecy is fulfilled in them, which says: You will listen and listen, yet never understand; and you will look and look, yet never perceive.

Mark 4:12

so that they may look and look, yet not perceive; they may listen and listen, yet not understand; otherwise, they might turn back- and be forgiven. "

Acts 28:26

when He said, Go to this people and say: 'You will listen and listen, yet never understand; and you will look and look, yet never perceive.

Matthew 13:15

For this people's heart has grown callous; their ears are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn back- and I would cure them.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, so that they would not see with their eyes or understand with their hearts, and be converted, and I would heal them.

Acts 28:27

For this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and be converted-and I would heal them.'

Matthew 15:16

"Are even you still lacking in understanding?" He asked.

Mark 7:18

And He said to them, "Are you also as lacking in understanding? Don't you realize that nothing going into a man from the outside can defile him?

Mark 8:17

Aware of this, He said to them, "Why are you discussing that you do not have any bread? Do you not yet understand or comprehend? Is your heart hardened?

Isaiah 56:11

These dogs have fierce appetites; they never have enough. And they are shepherds who have no discernment; all of them turn to their own way, every last one for his own gain.

Isaiah 29:16

You have turned things around, as if the potter were the same as the clay. How can what is made say about its maker, "He didn't make me"? How can what is formed say about the one who formed it, "He doesn't understand [what he's doing]"?

Daniel 5:23

Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they act promiscuously or your daughters-in-law when they commit adultery, for the men themselves go off with prostitutes and make sacrifices with cult prostitutes. People without discernment are doomed.

Hosea 4:11

Promiscuity, wine, and new wine take away [one's] understanding.

John 16:18

They said, "What is this He is saying, 'A little while' ? We don't know what He's talking about!"

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we don't dare classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. But in measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves to themselves, they lack understanding.

Isaiah 44:18

Such people do not comprehend and cannot understand, for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see, and their minds so they cannot understand.

Hebrews 5:11

We have a great deal to say about this, and it's difficult to explain, since you have become slow to understand.

Mark 8:18

Do you have eyes, and not see, and do you have ears, and not hear? And do you not remember?

Mark 8:21

And He said to them, "Don't you understand yet?"

John 3:10

"Are you a teacher of Israel and don't know these things?" Jesus replied.

1 Timothy 1:7

They want to be teachers of the law, although they don't understand what they are saying or what they are insisting on.

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