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Theasaurus: Deafness

30 Bible Verses about Deafness

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Exodus 4:11

Yahweh said to him, "Who made man's mouth? Or who makes one mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Isn't it I, Yahweh?

Psalm 94:9

He who implanted the ear, won't he hear? He who formed the eye, won't he see?

Luke 1:20

Behold, you will be silent and not able to speak, until the day that these things will happen, because you didn't believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."

Mark 9:25

When Jesus saw that a multitude came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to him, "You mute and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again!"

Luke 7:22

Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John the things which you have seen and heard: that the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.

Mark 7:32-37

They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him aside from the multitude, privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue. Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!"read more.
Immediately his ears were opened, and the impediment of his tongue was released, and he spoke clearly. He commanded them that they should tell no one, but the more he commanded them, so much the more widely they proclaimed it. They were astonished beyond measure, saying, "He has done all things well. He makes even the deaf hear, and the mute speak!"

Luke 22:49-51

When those who were around him saw what was about to happen, they said to him, "Lord, shall we strike with the sword?" A certain one of them struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear. But Jesus answered, "Let me at least do this" -- and he touched his ear, and healed him.

Psalm 28:1

To you, Yahweh, I call. My rock, don't be deaf to me; lest, if you are silent to me, I would become like those who go down into the pit.

Psalm 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, don't hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they can't listen. Behold, the word of Yahweh has become a reproach to them. They have no delight in it.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind, but my servant? Or who is as deaf as my messenger whom I send? Who is as blind as he who is at peace, and as blind as Yahweh's servant? You see many things, but don't observe. His ears are open, but he doesn't listen.

Micah 7:16

The nations will see and be ashamed of all their might. They will lay their hand on their mouth. Their ears will be deaf.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are dull of hearing, they have closed their eyes; or else perhaps they might perceive with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and should turn again; and I would heal them.'

Mark 4:9-12

He said, "Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear." When he was alone, those who were around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. He said to them, "To you is given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those who are outside, all things are done in parables,read more.
that 'seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest perhaps they should turn again, and their sins should be forgiven them.'"

Acts 28:26-27

saying, 'Go to this people, and say, in hearing, you will hear, but will in no way understand. In seeing, you will see, but will in no way perceive. For this people's heart has grown callous. Their ears are dull of hearing. Their eyes they have closed. Lest they should see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and would turn again, and I would heal them.'

Psalm 115:6

They have ears, but they don't hear. They have noses, but they don't smell.

Daniel 5:23

but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

Revelation 9:20

The rest of mankind, who were not killed with these plagues, didn't repent of the works of their hands, that they wouldn't worship demons, and the idols of gold, and of silver, and of brass, and of stone, and of wood; which can neither see, nor hear, nor walk.

Isaiah 29:18

In that day, the deaf will hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind will see out of obscurity and out of darkness.

Isaiah 35:5

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

From Thematic Bible


Deafness » Spiritual

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat. Make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed."

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they can't listen. Behold, the word of Yahweh has become a reproach to them. They have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, you dwell in the midst of the rebellious house, who have eyes to see, and don't see, who have ears to hear, and don't hear; for they are a rebellious house.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Deafness » Natural

Ecclesiastes 12:4

and the doors shall be shut in the street; when the sound of the grinding is low, and one shall rise up at the voice of a bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low;

2 Samuel 19:35

I am this day eighty years old. Can I discern between good and bad? Can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? Why then should your servant be yet a burden to my lord the king?

Mark 7:32

They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

More verses: Mark 9:25

Deafness » Figurative » Of moral insensibility

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat. Make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed."

John 12:40

"He has blinded their eyes and he hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart, and would turn, and I would heal them."

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, you dwell in the midst of the rebellious house, who have eyes to see, and don't see, who have ears to hear, and don't hear; for they are a rebellious house.

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are dull of hearing, they have closed their eyes; or else perhaps they might perceive with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and should turn again; and I would heal them.'

Isaiah 29:18

In that day, the deaf will hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind will see out of obscurity and out of darkness.

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

Deafness » Miraculous cure of

Mark 7:32

They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

Mark 9:25

When Jesus saw that a multitude came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to him, "You mute and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again!"

Deafness » Law concerning

Deafness » Inflicted by God

Exodus 4:11

Yahweh said to him, "Who made man's mouth? Or who makes one mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Isn't it I, Yahweh?

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Deafness

Mark 7:32

They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

Psalm 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, don't hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

Spiritual » Crowns » Deafness

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat. Make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed."

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they can't listen. Behold, the word of Yahweh has become a reproach to them. They have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, you dwell in the midst of the rebellious house, who have eyes to see, and don't see, who have ears to hear, and don't hear; for they are a rebellious house.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Topics on Deafness

Natural Deafness

3;19;14

"'You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind; but you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.

Spiritual Deafness

55;4;4

and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn aside to fables.