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Theasaurus: Deafness

30 Bible Verses about Deafness

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Exodus 4:11

And Jehovah saith unto him, 'Who appointed a mouth for man? or who appointeth the dumb, or deaf, or open, or blind? is it not I, Jehovah?

Psalm 94:9

He who planteth the ear doth He not hear? He who formeth the eye doth He not see?

Luke 1:20

and lo, thou shalt be silent, and not able to speak, till the day that these things shall come to pass, because thou didst not believe my words, that shall be fulfilled in their season.'

Mark 9:25

Jesus having seen that a multitude doth run together, rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, 'Spirit -- dumb and deaf -- I charge thee, come forth out of him, and no more thou mayest enter into him;'

Luke 7:22

And Jesus answering said to them, 'Having gone on, report to John what ye saw and heard, that blind men do see again, lame do walk, lepers are cleansed, deaf do hear, dead are raised, poor have good news proclaimed;

Mark 7:32-37

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him. And having taken him away from the multitude by himself, he put his fingers to his ears, and having spit, he touched his tongue, and having looked to the heaven, he sighed, and saith to him, 'Ephphatha,' that is, 'Be thou opened;'read more.
and immediately were his ears opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he was speaking plain. And he charged them that they may tell no one, but the more he was charging them, the more abundantly they were proclaiming it, and they were being beyond measure astonished, saying, 'Well hath he done all things; both the deaf he doth make to hear, and the dumb to speak.'

Luke 22:49-51

And those about him, having seen what was about to be, said to him, 'Sir, shall we smite with a sword?' And a certain one of them smote the servant of the chief priest, and took off his right ear, and Jesus answering said, 'Suffer ye thus far,' and having touched his ear, he healed him.

Psalm 28:1

By David. Unto Thee, O Jehovah, I call, My rock, be not silent to me! Lest Thou be silent to me, And I have been compared With those going down to the pit.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom do I speak, and testify, and they hear? Lo, their ear is uncircumcised, And they are not able to attend. Lo, a word of Jehovah hath been to them for a reproach, They delight not in it.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind but My servant? And deaf as My messenger I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace, Yea, blind, as the servant of Jehovah? Seeing many things, and thou observest not, Opening ears, and he heareth not.

Micah 7:16

See do nations, and they are ashamed of all their might, They lay a hand on the mouth, their ears are deaf.

Zechariah 7:11

And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing.

Matthew 13:15

for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they might see with the eyes, and with the ears might hear, and with the heart understand, and turn back, and I might heal them.

Mark 4:9-12

And he said to them, 'He who is having ears to hear -- let him hear.' And when he was alone, those about him, with the twelve, did ask him of the simile, and he said to them, 'To you it hath been given to know the secret of the reign of God, but to those who are without, in similes are all the things done;read more.
that seeing they may see and not perceive, and hearing they may hear and not understand, lest they may turn, and the sins may be forgiven them.'

Acts 28:26-27

saying, Go on unto this people and say, With hearing ye shall hear, and ye shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see, and ye shall not perceive, for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they may see with the eyes, and with the heart may understand, and be turned back, and I may heal them.

Psalm 115:6

Ears they have, and they hear not, A nose they have, and they smell not,

Daniel 5:23

and against the Lord of the heavens thou hast lifted up thyself; and the vessels of His house they have brought in before thee, and thou, and thy great men, thy wives, and thy concubines, are drinking wine with them, and gods of silver, and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, that are not seeing, nor hearing, nor knowing, thou hast praised: and the God in whose hand is thy breath, and all thy ways, Him thou hast not honoured.

Revelation 9:20

and the rest of men, who were not killed in these plagues, neither did reform from the works of their hands, that they may not bow before the demons, and idols, those of gold, and those of silver, and those of brass, and those of stone, and those of wood, that are neither able to see, nor to hear, nor to walk,

Isaiah 29:18

And heard in that day have the deaf the words of a book, And out of thick darkness, and out of darkness, The eyes of the blind do see.

From Thematic Bible


Deafness » Spiritual

Isaiah 6:10

Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom do I speak, and testify, and they hear? Lo, their ear is uncircumcised, And they are not able to attend. Lo, a word of Jehovah hath been to them for a reproach, They delight not in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, in the midst of the rebellious house thou art dwelling, that have eyes to see, and they have not seen; ears they have to hear, and they have not heard; for a rebellious house are they.

Zechariah 7:11

And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Deafness » Natural

Ecclesiastes 12:4

And doors have been shut in the street. When the noise of the grinding is low, And one riseth at the voice of the bird, And all daughters of song are bowed down.

2 Samuel 19:35

A son of eighty years I am to-day; do I know between good and evil? doth thy servant taste that which I am eating, and that which I drink? do I hearken any more to the voice of singers and songstresses? and why is thy servant any more for a burden unto my lord the king?

Mark 7:32

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him.

More verses: Mark 9:25

Deafness » Figurative » Of moral insensibility

Isaiah 6:10

Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'

John 12:40

'He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart, that they might not see with the eyes, and understand with the heart, and turn back, and I might heal them;'

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, in the midst of the rebellious house thou art dwelling, that have eyes to see, and they have not seen; ears they have to hear, and they have not heard; for a rebellious house are they.

Matthew 13:15

for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they might see with the eyes, and with the ears might hear, and with the heart understand, and turn back, and I might heal them.

Isaiah 29:18

And heard in that day have the deaf the words of a book, And out of thick darkness, and out of darkness, The eyes of the blind do see.

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

Deafness » Miraculous cure of

Mark 7:32

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him.

Mark 9:25

Jesus having seen that a multitude doth run together, rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, 'Spirit -- dumb and deaf -- I charge thee, come forth out of him, and no more thou mayest enter into him;'

Deafness » Law concerning

Deafness » Inflicted by God

Exodus 4:11

And Jehovah saith unto him, 'Who appointed a mouth for man? or who appointeth the dumb, or deaf, or open, or blind? is it not I, Jehovah?

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Deafness

Mark 7:32

and they bring to him a deaf, stuttering man, and they call on him that he may put the hand on him.

Spiritual » Crowns » Deafness

Isaiah 6:10

Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom do I speak, and testify, and they hear? Lo, their ear is uncircumcised, And they are not able to attend. Lo, a word of Jehovah hath been to them for a reproach, They delight not in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, in the midst of the rebellious house thou art dwelling, that have eyes to see, and they have not seen; ears they have to hear, and they have not heard; for a rebellious house are they.

Zechariah 7:11

And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26