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Theasaurus: Ignorance

49 Bible Verses about ignorance

Most Relevant Verses

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that through ignorance ye did it as did also your princes.

Psalm 73:22

But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple and knows nothing.

Hosea 4:6

My people were cut off because they lacked wisdom; because thou hast rejected wisdom, I will cast thee out of the priesthood; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy sons.

2 Peter 3:16

in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by and beheld your sanctuaries, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him I declare unto you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

Because, brothers, we would not have you ignore our tribulation which was done unto us in Asia, that we were burdened beyond our strength, in such a manner that we despaired even of life:

2 Peter 3:5

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God;

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that ye ignore this mystery, that ye not be arrogant regarding yourselves: that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles are come in.

Hebrews 5:2

who can have compassion on the ignorant and on those that are in error; for he himself is also compassed with weakness.

Mark 12:24

Then Jesus, answering, said unto them, Do ye not therefore err because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

Romans 10:3

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

1 Corinthians 14:38

But anyone that ignores them shall be ignored.

Job 34:35

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.

1 John 2:21

I have not written unto you as if ye ignore the truth, but as unto those that know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Numbers 15:22

And when ye err and do not observe all these commandments which the LORD has spoken unto Moses,

Ezekiel 45:20

And so thou shalt do until the seventh day of the month for each one that errs, and for him that is deceived; so shall ye reconcile the house.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I am more carnal than any man and have not the understanding of a man.

1 Corinthians 10:1

Moreover, brothers, I would that ye not ignore how our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea

From Thematic Bible


Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For you should now be teaching others, if we look at the time, yet you need to be taught again which are the first elements of the oracles of God and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong food.

Ignorance » Man's » Of God

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by and beheld your sanctuaries, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him I declare unto you.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even the stork in the heaven knows her appointed time; and the turtle dove and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people did not know the judgment of the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies, but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth for they proceed from evil to evil, and they did not recognize me, said the LORD.

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

For they do not know to do right, said the LORD, storing up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they did not know the thoughts of the LORD, neither did they understand his counsel by which he gathered them as sheaves onto the threshing floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

John answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there stands one among you, whom ye know not;

John 4:10

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

John 8:19

Then they said unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father; if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

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

Acts 13:27

For those that dwell at Jerusalem and their princes, because they knew him not nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

Matthew 12:3

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

More verses: John 20:9

Ignorance » Of God's word » Wilful

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and should understand with their heart and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Job 21:14

Therefore, they say unto God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear. Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone lest they should hear the law and the words which the LORD of the hosts has sent by his Spirit by the hand of the former prophets; therefore came great wrath from the LORD of the hosts.

2 Peter 3:5

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God;

Ignorance » Of God's word » Sins of

Luke 12:48

But he that knew not and did commit things worthy of stripes shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required; and to whom much was committed, more will be asked of him.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done and shall do any of them,

Leviticus 5:17

Finally, if a person commits a sin by doing any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD, without doing it knowingly, he is guilty and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that through ignorance ye did it as did also your princes.

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

Mark 10:39

And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink the cup that I drink, and of the baptism that I am baptized with ye shall be baptized;

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin; but now because ye say, We see, therefore your sin abides.

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.

Job 8:9

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

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also does not know his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net and as the birds that are caught in the snare, so are the sons of men snared in the evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou dost not know what is the way of the spirit nor how the bones grow in the womb of her that is with child, even so thou dost not know the works of God who makes 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 has formed God? And who cast 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 unto Sarai, his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon; therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee that they shall say, This is his wife, and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive. Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee. read more.
And it came to pass that when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair. The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh, and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. And he treated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep and oxen and he asses and menslaves and maidslaves and she asses and camels. But the LORD 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 does not know it; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he does not understand.

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

But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.

Job 8:9

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

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also does not know his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net and as the birds that are caught in the snare, so are the sons of men snared in the evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou dost not know what is the way of the spirit nor how the bones grow in the womb of her that is with child, even so thou dost not know the works of God who makes all.

Man's » Ignorance » The future hidden

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

Marks » Of childhood » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For you should now be teaching others, if we look at the time, yet you need to be taught again which are the first elements of the oracles of God and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong food.

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Spiritual » Ignorance » General references to

Amos 3:10

For they do not know to do right, said the LORD, storing up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they did not know the thoughts of the LORD, neither did they understand his counsel by which he gathered them as sheaves onto the threshing floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Human Ignorance

Job 38:1-7

Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,

Ignorance Of Evil

Leviticus 5:17

Finally, if a person commits a sin by doing any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD, without doing it knowingly, he is guilty and shall bear his iniquity.

Ignorance, Of God

Romans 1:18-20

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of men, who hold back the truth with injustice;

Wilful Ignorance

2 Peter 3:5

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God;