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Theasaurus: Ignorance

49 Bible Verses about ignorance

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that through ignorance you did it, as did also your rulers.

Psalm 73:22

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman is boisterous: she is simple, and knows nothing.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

2 Peter 3:16

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned 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 devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, so that we despaired even of life:

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles comes in.

Hebrews 5:2

Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are wayward; for he himself also is beset with weakness.

Mark 12:24

And Jesus answering said unto them, Do you not therefore err, because you 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 if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

Job 34:35

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

1 John 2:21

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

Numbers 15:22

And if you have erred, and not observed all these commandments, which the LORD has spoken unto Moses,

Ezekiel 45:20

And so you shall do the seventh day of the month for every one that sins through error or in ignorance: so shall you reconcile the house.

Proverbs 30:2

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

1 Corinthians 10:1

Moreover, brethren, I want not that you should be ignorant, how 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 you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

Ignorance » Man's » Of God

Acts 17:23

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

Jeremiah 8:7

Yea, the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times; and the turtledove and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the law 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 know not me, says the LORD.

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

For they know not to do right, says the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

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

John 8:19

Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.

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

Acts 13:27

For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, 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 you 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 this people's heart has become 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 desire not the knowledge of your ways.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to hearken, and shrugged the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear. Yea, they made their hearts as a flint stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts has sent by his Spirit through the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

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 whomever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children 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 act against any one of them:

Leviticus 5:17

And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he knew it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that through ignorance you did it, as did also your rulers.

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

Mark 10:39

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

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If you were blind, you should have no sin: but now you say, We see; therefore your sin remains.

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Job 8:9

(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also knows not his time: as the fish 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 an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As you know not what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so you know not 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 fashions a god, or molds 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 came near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that you are a fair woman to look upon: Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see you, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save you alive. Say, I pray you, that you are my sister: that it may be well with me for your sake; and my soul shall live because of you. read more.
And it came to pass, that, when Abram came 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 male donkeys, and menservants, and maidservants, and female donkeys, and camels. And the LORD afflicted 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 knows it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knows 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

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Job 8:9

(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also knows not his time: as the fish 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 an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As you know not what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so you know not 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 when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles 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

For they know not to do right, says the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Dangers Of Ignorance

20;19;2

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; and he that hastens with his feet sins.

Human Ignorance

18;38;1-7

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

Ignorance Of Christ’s Return

41;13;35

Watch you therefore: for you know not when the Master of the house comes, at evening, or at midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning:

Ignorance Of Evil

3;5;17

And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he knew it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Ignorance of God

44;17;30

And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:

Ignorance Towards God, Examples Of

2;5;2

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Ignorance Towards God, Leads To

40;22;29

Jesus answered and said unto them, You do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

Ignorance Towards God, Shown By

43;8;19

Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.

Ignorance, Of Christ

43;1;10

He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

Ignorance, Of God

45;1;18-20

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

Spiritual Ignorance

46;12;1

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.

Wilful Ignorance

61;3;5

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: