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Theasaurus: Deafness

30 Bible Verses about Deafness

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Exodus 4:11

And the LORD said unto him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the dumb or the deaf or the seeing or the blind? Am not I the LORD?

Psalm 94:9

He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?

Luke 1:20

And, behold, thou shalt be dumb and not able to speak until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou didst not believe my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.

Mark 9:25

When Jesus saw that the multitude concurred, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I command thee, come out of him and enter no more into him.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Luke 7:22

Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go and tell John the things ye have seen and heard: how the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached;

Mark 7:32-37

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him. And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva; and looking up to heaven, he cried out, and said, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.read more.
And straightway his ears were opened, and that which bound his tongue was loosed, and he spoke plainly. And he charged them that they should tell no one; but the more he commanded them, so much more and more they published it and were beyond measure astonished, saying, He has done all things well: he makes both the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak.

Luke 22:49-51

When those who were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword? And one of them smote the slave of the prince of the priests and cut off his right ear. And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear and healed him.

Psalm 28:1

Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent unto me lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like those that go down into the grave.

Psalm 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, that heard not, and as a dumb man that did not open his mouth.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak, and give warning that they may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken, behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind, but my slave? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? Who is blind as he that is perfect, and blind as the slave of the LORD, who sees many things and does not warn; who opens his ears and does not hear.

Micah 7:16

The Gentiles shall see and be ashamed at all thy mighty acts: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall become deaf.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and should understand with their heart and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Mark 4:9-12

And he said unto them, He that has ears to hear, let him hear. And when he was alone, those that were close to him with the twelve asked of him the parable. And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but unto those that are without, all these things are done in parables,read more.
that seeing they may see and not perceive, and hearing they may hear and not understand, lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

Acts 28:26-27

saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see and not perceive; for the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and should be converted and I should heal them.

Psalm 115:6

They have ears, but they shall never hear; they have noses, but they shall never smell;

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

Revelation 9:20

And the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons and the images of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which neither can see nor hear nor walk.

Isaiah 29:18

And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see in the midst of darkness, and of gross darkness.

Isaiah 35:5

Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.

From Thematic Bible


Deafness » Spiritual

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak, and give warning that they may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken, behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see and do not see; they have ears to hear and do not hear; for they are a rebellious house.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Deafness » Natural

Ecclesiastes 12:4

and the doors outside shall be shut because the voice of the grinder is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird and all the daughters of song shall be humbled;

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

2 Samuel 19:35

I am this day eighty years old, and shall I tell the difference between the good and the bad? Shall thy slave enjoy what I eat or what I drink? Shall I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? Why then should thy slave be yet a burden unto my lord the king?

Mark 7:32

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

More verses: Mark 9:25

Deafness » Figurative » Of moral insensibility

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes nor understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see and do not see; they have ears to hear and do not hear; for they are a rebellious house.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and should understand with their heart and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Isaiah 29:18

And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see in the midst of darkness, and of gross darkness.

More verses: Isaiah 35:5 Acts 28:26-27

Deafness » Miraculous cure of

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Mark 7:32

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

Mark 9:25

When Jesus saw that the multitude concurred, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I command thee, come out of him and enter no more into him.

Deafness » Law concerning

Deafness » Inflicted by God

Exodus 4:11

And the LORD said unto him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the dumb or the deaf or the seeing or the blind? Am not I the LORD?

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Deafness

Mark 7:32

And they bring unto him one that was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

Psalm 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, that heard not, and as a dumb man that did not open his mouth.

Spiritual » Crowns » Deafness

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak, and give warning that they may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken, behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see and do not see; they have ears to hear and do not hear; for they are a rebellious house.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Topics on Deafness

Natural Deafness

3;19;14

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God. I am the LORD.

Spiritual Deafness

55;4;4

and thus they shall turn away their ears from the truth and shall return unto fables.