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Theasaurus: Dullness

33 Bible Verses about Dullness

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Isaiah 44:19

No one reflects,
no one has the perception or insight to say,
“I burned half of it in the fire,
I also baked bread on its coals,
I roasted meat and ate.
I will make something detestable with the rest of it,
and I will bow down to a block of wood.”

Ezekiel 12:2

“Son of man, you are living among a rebellious house. They have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house.

Luke 12:56

Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, but why don’t you know how to interpret this time?

Hebrews 5:11

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

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.

Hebrews 5:11-14

We have a great deal to say about this, and it’s difficult to explain, since you have become too lazy to understand. Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food. Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant. read more.
But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.

Acts 28:27

For the hearts of these people
have 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.

Micah 4:12

But they do not know the Lord’s intentions
or understand His plan,
that He has gathered them
like sheaves to the threshing floor.

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.

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers in Egypt did not grasp
the significance of Your wonderful works
or remember Your many acts of faithful love;
instead, they rebelled by the sea—the Red Sea.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches dry out, they will be broken off.
Women will come and make fires with them,
for they are not a people with understanding.
Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them,
and their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Isaiah 29:11

For you the entire vision will be like the words of a sealed document. If it is given to one who can read and he is asked to read it, he will say, “I can’t read it, because it is sealed.”

Jeremiah 4:22

“For My people are fools;
they do not know Me.
They are foolish children,
without understanding.
They are skilled in doing what is evil,
but they do not know how to do what is good.”

Matthew 15:16

“Are even you still lacking in understanding?” He asked.

Matthew 16:11

Why is it you don’t understand that when I told you, ‘Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees,’ it wasn’t about bread?”

Luke 9:45

But they did not understand this statement; it was concealed from them so that they could not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask Him about it.

Luke 18:34

They understood none of these things. This saying was hidden from them, and they did not grasp what was said.

John 2:20

Therefore the Jews said, “This sanctuary took 46 years to build, and will You raise it up in three days?”

John 3:4

“But how can anyone be born when he is old?” Nicodemus asked Him. “Can he enter his mother’s womb a second time and be born?”

John 4:11

“Sir,” said the woman, “You don’t even have a bucket, and the well is deep. So where do You get this ‘living water’?

John 4:32-33

But He said, “I have food to eat that you don’t know about.” The disciples said to one another, “Could someone have brought Him something to eat?”

John 11:12-13

Then the disciples said to Him, “Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will get well.” Jesus, however, was speaking about his death, but they thought He was speaking about natural sleep.

John 6:51-52

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread he will live forever. The bread that I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.” At that, the Jews argued among themselves, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”

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Dullness » Condemned

Isaiah 44:19

No one reflects,
no one has the perception or insight to say,
“I burned half of it in the fire,
I also baked bread on its coals,
I roasted meat and ate.
I will make something detestable with the rest of it,
and I will bow down to a block of wood.”

Ezekiel 12:2

“Son of man, you are living among a rebellious house. They have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house.

Luke 12:56

Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, but why don’t you know how to interpret this time?

More verses: Romans 3:11 Hebrews 5:11

Dullness » Of israel

Isaiah 29:11

For you the entire vision will be like the words of a sealed document. If it is given to one who can read and he is asked to read it, he will say, “I can’t read it, because it is sealed.”

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers in Egypt did not grasp
the significance of Your wonderful works
or remember Your many acts of faithful love;
instead, they rebelled by the sea—the Red Sea.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches dry out, they will be broken off.
Women will come and make fires with them,
for they are not a people with understanding.
Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them,
and their Creator will not be gracious to them.

More verses: Jeremiah 4:22

Dullness » General examples of

Micah 4:12

But they do not know the Lord’s intentions
or understand His plan,
that He has gathered them
like sheaves to the threshing floor.

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.

Acts 28:27

For the hearts of these people
have 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.

More verses: 2 Timothy 3:7

Dullness » Of the disciples

Matthew 15:16

“Are even you still lacking in understanding?” He asked.

Matthew 16:11

Why is it you don’t understand that when I told you, ‘Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees,’ it wasn’t about bread?”

Luke 9:45

But they did not understand this statement; it was concealed from them so that they could not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask Him about it.

More verses: Luke 18:34

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