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Theasaurus: Dullness

33 Bible Verses about Dullness

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Psalm 92:6

[The] brutish man does not know, and [the] fool cannot understand this.

Isaiah 44:19

And {no one takes it to heart}, and [there is] no knowledge and no understanding to say, "I burned half of it in [the] fire and also I baked bread on its coals; I roasted meat, and I have eaten. And I shall make [the] rest of it into an abomination! I shall bow down to a block of wood!"

Ezekiel 12:2

"Son of man, you [are] dwelling in the midst of the house of rebellion {who has eyes to see and they do not see}; {they have ears to hear}, and they do not hear, for they [are] a house of rebellion.

Luke 12:56

Hypocrites! You know how to evaluate the appearance of the earth and the sky, but how [is it] you do not know how to evaluate this present time?

Hebrews 5:11

Concerning this {we have much to say and it is difficult to explain}, since you have become sluggish in hearing.

Matthew 13:15

For the heart of this people has become dull, and with their ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them."

Hebrews 5:11-14

Concerning this {we have much to say and it is difficult to explain}, since you have become sluggish in hearing. For indeed, [although you] ought to be teachers {by this time}, you have need of someone to teach you again the beginning elements of the oracles of God, and {you have need of} milk, not solid food. For everyone who partakes of milk [is] unacquainted with the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.read more.
But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have trained their faculties for the distinguishing of both good and evil.

Acts 28:27

For the heart of this people has become dull, and with [their] ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, lest they see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and understand with [their] heart, and turn, and I would heal them." '

Micah 4:12

But they do not know the thoughts of Yahweh, and they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them as sheaves to his threshing floor.

Matthew 13:13

For this [reason] I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand,

Deuteronomy 32:28

For {they are a nation void of sense}, and there is not [any] understanding in them.

Psalm 106:7

Our ancestors in Egypt did not understand your wonderful works. They did not remember your many acts of loyal love, and [so] they rebelled by [the] sea at {the Red Sea}.

Isaiah 27:11

{When its branches are dry}, they are broken; women [are] coming [and] setting light to it. For it [is] not a people of understanding; therefore his maker will not have compassion on him, and his creator will not show him favor.

Isaiah 29:11

And the vision of all this has become for you like [the] words of sealed document. When they give it to one who knows the document, saying, "{Read} this now!" He says, "I am not able, for it [is] sealed."

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people [are] foolish, they have not known me. They [are] foolish children, and they do not have insight. They [are] skillful at doing evil, and they do not know [how] to do good."

Matthew 15:16

But he said, "Are you also still without understanding?

Matthew 16:11

How do you not understand that I did not speak to you about bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

Luke 9:45

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

Luke 18:34

And they understood none of these [things], and this saying was concealed from them, and they did not comprehend the things that were said.

John 2:20

Then the Jews said, "This temple has been under construction forty-six years, and will you raise it up in three days?"

John 3:4

Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born [when he] is an old man? He is not able to enter into his mother's womb for the second time and be born, [can he]?"

John 4:11

The woman said to him, "Sir, you have no bucket and the well is deep! From where then do you get this living water?

John 4:32-33

But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about." So the disciples began to say to one another, "No one brought him [anything] to eat, [did they]?"

John 11:12-13

So the disciples said to him, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will get well." (Now Jesus had been speaking about his death, but they thought that he was speaking about {real sleep}.)

John 6:51-52

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread, he will live {forever}. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh." So the Jews began to quarrel {among themselves}, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

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Dullness » Condemned

Isaiah 44:19

And {no one takes it to heart}, and [there is] no knowledge and no understanding to say, "I burned half of it in [the] fire and also I baked bread on its coals; I roasted meat, and I have eaten. And I shall make [the] rest of it into an abomination! I shall bow down to a block of wood!"

Ezekiel 12:2

"Son of man, you [are] dwelling in the midst of the house of rebellion {who has eyes to see and they do not see}; {they have ears to hear}, and they do not hear, for they [are] a house of rebellion.

Psalm 92:6

[The] brutish man does not know, and [the] fool cannot understand this.

Luke 12:56

Hypocrites! You know how to evaluate the appearance of the earth and the sky, but how [is it] you do not know how to evaluate this present time?

More verses: Romans 3:11 Hebrews 5:11

Dullness » Of israel

Isaiah 29:11

And the vision of all this has become for you like [the] words of sealed document. When they give it to one who knows the document, saying, "{Read} this now!" He says, "I am not able, for it [is] sealed."

Deuteronomy 32:28

For {they are a nation void of sense}, and there is not [any] understanding in them.

Psalm 106:7

Our ancestors in Egypt did not understand your wonderful works. They did not remember your many acts of loyal love, and [so] they rebelled by [the] sea at {the Red Sea}.

Isaiah 27:11

{When its branches are dry}, they are broken; women [are] coming [and] setting light to it. For it [is] not a people of understanding; therefore his maker will not have compassion on him, and his creator will not show him favor.

More verses: Jeremiah 4:22

Dullness » General examples of

Micah 4:12

But they do not know the thoughts of Yahweh, and they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them as sheaves to his threshing floor.

Matthew 13:13

For this [reason] I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand,

Acts 28:27

For the heart of this people has become dull, and with [their] ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, lest they see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and understand with [their] heart, and turn, and I would heal them." '

More verses: 2 Timothy 3:7

Dullness » Of the disciples

Matthew 15:16

But he said, "Are you also still without understanding?

Matthew 16:11

How do you not understand that I did not speak to you about bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

Luke 9:45

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

More verses: Luke 18:34