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49 Bible Verses about ignorance

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Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that ye did it in ignorance, as also your rulers;

Psalm 73:22

Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption,

Proverbs 9:13

The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.

1 Corinthians 12:1

But concerning spiritual manifestations, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; among which some things are hard to be understood, which the untaught and ill-established wrest, as also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.

Acts 17:23

for, passing through and beholding your shrines, I found also an altar on which was inscribed, To the unknown God. Whom therefore ye reverence, not knowing him, him I announce to you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened to us in Asia, that we were excessively pressed beyond our power, so as to despair even of living.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

Hebrews 5:2

being able to exercise forbearance towards the ignorant and erring, since he himself also is clothed with infirmity;

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

1 Corinthians 14:38

But if any be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

Job 34:35

Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were not with intelligence.

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you because ye do not know the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Numbers 15:22

And if ye sin inadvertently, and do not all these commandments, which Jehovah hath spoken unto Moses,

Ezekiel 45:20

So thou shalt do also on the seventh of the month for every one that erreth, and for the simple; and ye shall make atonement for the house.

Proverbs 30:2

Truly I am more stupid than any one; and I have not a man's intelligence.

1 Corinthians 10:1

For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;

From Thematic Bible


Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

Ignorance » Man's » Of God

John 15:21

But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they have not known him that sent me.

Acts 17:23

for, passing through and beholding your shrines, I found also an altar on which was inscribed, To the unknown God. Whom therefore ye reverence, not knowing him, him I announce to you.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even a stork in the heavens knoweth her appointed times, and the turtle-dove and the swallow and the crane observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

and they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and plunder in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them together as the sheaves into the threshing-floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

John answered them saying, I baptise with water. In the midst of you stands, whom ye do not know,

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that says to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.

John 8:19

They said to him therefore, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father.

Ignorance » Of God's word » Of the word, perilous

Acts 13:27

for those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known him, have fulfilled also the voices of the prophets which are read on every sabbath, by judging him.

Matthew 12:3

But he said to them, Have ye not read what David did when he was hungry, and they that were with him?

More verses: John 20:9

Ignorance » Of God's word » Wilful

Matthew 13:15

for the heart of this people has grown fat, and they have heard heavily with their ears, and they have closed their eyes as asleep, lest they should see with the eyes, and hear with the ears, and understand with the heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Job 21:14

And they say unto God, Depart from us, for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to hearken, and turned a rebellious shoulder, and made their ears heavy, that they should not hear. And they made their heart as an adamant, that they should not hear the law, and the words that Jehovah of hosts sent by his Spirit by the hand of the former prophets: therefore was there great wrath from Jehovah of hosts.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,

Ignorance » Of God's word » Sins of

Luke 12:48

but he who knew it not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom men have committed much, they will ask from him the more.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through inadvertence against any of the commandments of Jehovah in things that ought not to be done, and do any of them;

Leviticus 5:17

And if any one sin and do against any of all the commandments of Jehovah what should not be done, and hath not known it, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that ye did it in ignorance, as also your rulers;

Ignorance » Of self » It manifests itself in self-confidence

Mark 10:39

And they said to him, We are able. And Jesus said to them, The cup that I drink ye will drink and with the baptism that I am baptised with ye will be baptised,

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, If ye were blind ye would not have sin; but now ye say, We see, your sin remains.

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.

Job 8:9

For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, for our days upon earth are a shadow.

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are taken with the snare, like them are the children of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, how the bones grow in the womb of her that is with child, even so thou knowest not the work of God who maketh all.

Ignorance » Man's » The future hidden

Ignorance » Of self » It is associated with self-righteousness

Ignorance » Of self » It alienates from God

Ignorance » Of self » It misleads, fetters and deceives men

Isaiah 44:10

Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Ignorance » Instances of punishment of sins of » Pharaoh

Genesis 12:11-17

And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a woman fair to look upon. And it will come to pass when the Egyptians see thee, that they will say, She is his wife; and they will slay me, and save thee alive. Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, that it may be well with me on thy account, and my soul may live because of thee. read more.
And it came to pass when Abram came into Egypt, that the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair. And the princes of Pharaoh saw her, and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. And he treated Abram well on her account; and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and bondmen, and bondwomen, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.

Ignorance » Of self » It results in unconscious deterioration of men

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth it not.

Ignorance » Man's » Nature and grace full of mysteries

Ignorance » Instances of punishment of sins of » Abimelech

Man's » Ignorance » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.

Job 8:9

For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, for our days upon earth are a shadow.

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are taken with the snare, like them are the children of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, how the bones grow in the womb of her that is with child, even so thou knowest not the work of God who maketh all.

Man's » Ignorance » The future hidden

Man's » Ignorance » Nature and grace full of mysteries

Marks » Of childhood » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Spiritual » Ignorance » General references to

Amos 3:10

and they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and plunder in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them together as the sheaves into the threshing-floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Dangers Of Ignorance

20;19;2

Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps.

Human Ignorance

18;38;1-7

And Jehovah answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,

Ignorance Of Christ’s Return

41;13;35

Watch therefore, for ye do not know when the master of the house comes: evening, or midnight, or cock-crow, or morning;

Ignorance Of Evil

3;5;17

And if any one sin and do against any of all the commandments of Jehovah what should not be done, and hath not known it, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Ignorance of God

44;17;30

God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,

Ignorance Towards God, Examples Of

2;5;2

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, to whose voice I am to hearken to let Israel go? I do not know Jehovah, neither will I let Israel go.

Ignorance Towards God, Leads To

40;22;29

And Jesus answering said to them, Ye err, not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God.

Ignorance Towards God, Shown By

43;8;19

They said to him therefore, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father.

Ignorance, Of Christ

43;1;10

He was in the world, and the world had its being through him, and the world knew him not.

Ignorance, Of God

45;1;18-20

For there is revealed wrath of God from heaven upon all impiety, and unrighteousness of men holding the truth in unrighteousness.

Spiritual Ignorance

46;12;1

But concerning spiritual manifestations, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant.

Wilful Ignorance

61;3;5

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,