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49 Bible Verses about ignorance

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1 Corinthians 15:34

Sober up as you should, and stop sinning! For some have no knowledge of God -- I say this to your shame!

Acts 3:17

And now, brothers, I know you acted in ignorance, as your rulers did too.

Psalm 73:22

I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.

2 Peter 2:12

But these men, like irrational animals -- creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed -- do not understand whom they are insulting, and consequently in their destruction they will be destroyed,

Proverbs 9:13

The woman called Folly is brash, she is naive and does not know anything.

1 Corinthians 12:1

With regard to spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed.

Hosea 4:6

You have destroyed my people by failing to acknowledge me! Because you refuse to acknowledge me, I will reject you as my priests. Because you reject the law of your God, I will reject your descendants.

2 Peter 3:16

speaking of these things in all his letters. Some things in these letters are hard to understand, things the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they also do to the rest of the scriptures.

Acts 17:23

For as I went around and observed closely your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: 'To an unknown god.' Therefore what you worship without knowing it, this I proclaim to you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, regarding the affliction that happened to us in the province of Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of living.

2 Peter 3:5

For they deliberately suppress this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: A partial hardening has happened to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Hebrews 5:2

He is able to deal compassionately with those who are ignorant and erring, since he also is subject to weakness,

Romans 10:3

For ignoring the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking instead to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit to God's righteousness.

1 Corinthians 14:38

If someone does not recognize this, he is not recognized.

Job 34:35

that Job speaks without knowledge and his words are without understanding.

1 John 2:21

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

Numbers 15:22

"'If you sin unintentionally and do not observe all these commandments that the Lord has spoken to Moses --

Ezekiel 45:20

This is what you must do on the seventh day of the month for anyone who sins inadvertently or through ignorance; so you will make atonement for the temple.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I am more brutish than any other human being, and I do not have human understanding;

1 Corinthians 10:1

For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, that our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea,

Hebrews 9:7

But only the high priest enters once a year into the inner tent, and not without blood that he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance.

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Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God's utterances. You have gone back to needing milk, not 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 do not know the one who sent me.

Acts 17:23

For as I went around and observed closely your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: 'To an unknown god.' Therefore what you worship without knowing it, this I proclaim to you.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even the stork knows when it is time to move on. The turtledove, swallow, and crane recognize the normal times for their migration. But my people pay no attention to what I, the Lord, require of them.

Jeremiah 9:3

The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

"They do not know how to do what is right." (The Lord is speaking.) "They store up the spoils of destructive violence in their fortresses.

Micah 4:12

But they do not know what the Lord is planning; they do not understand his strategy. He has gathered them like stalks of grain to be threshed at the threshing floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

John answered them, "I baptize with water. Among you stands one whom you do not recognize,

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you had known the gift of God and who it is who said to you, 'Give me some water to drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."

John 8:19

Then they began asking him, "Who is your father?" Jesus answered, "You do not know either me or my Father. If you knew me you would know my Father too."

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

Acts 13:27

For the people who live in Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize him, and they fulfilled the sayings of the prophets that are read every Sabbath by condemning him.

Matthew 12:3

He said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry --

More verses: John 20:9

Ignorance » Of God's word » Wilful

Matthew 13:15

For the heart of this people has become dull; they are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.'

Job 21:14

So they say to God, 'Turn away from us! We do not want to know your ways.

Zechariah 7:11-12

"But they refused to pay attention, turning away stubbornly and stopping their ears so they could not hear. Indeed, they made their heart as hard as diamond, so that they could not obey the Torah and the other words the Lord who rules over all had sent by his Spirit through the former prophets. Therefore, the Lord who rules over all had poured out great wrath.

2 Peter 3:5

For they deliberately suppress this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.

Ignorance » Of God's word » Sins of

Luke 12:48

But the one who did not know his master's will and did things worthy of punishment will receive a light beating. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required, and from the one who has been entrusted with much, even more will be asked.

Leviticus 4:2

"Tell the Israelites, 'When a person sins by straying unintentionally from any of the Lord's commandments which must not be violated, and violates any one of them --

Leviticus 5:17

"If a person sins and violates any of the Lord's commandments which must not be violated (although he did not know it at the time, but later realizes he is guilty), then he will bear his punishment for iniquity

Acts 3:17

And now, brothers, I know you acted in ignorance, as your rulers did too.

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

Mark 10:39

They said to him, "We are able." Then Jesus said to them, "You will drink the cup I drink, and you will be baptized with the baptism I experience,

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus replied, "If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin, but now because you claim that you can see, your guilt remains."

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.

Job 8:9

For we were born yesterday and do not have knowledge, since our days on earth are but a shadow.

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Surely, no one knows his appointed time! Like fish that are caught in a deadly net, and like birds that are caught in a snare -- just like them, all people are ensnared at an unfortunate time that falls upon them suddenly.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

Just as you do not know the path of the wind, or how the bones form in the womb of a pregnant woman, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.

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 forms a god and casts an idol that will prove worthless?

Ignorance » Instances of punishment of sins of » Pharaoh

Genesis 12:11-17

As he approached Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "Look, I know that you are a beautiful woman. When the Egyptians see you they will say, 'This is his wife.' Then they will kill me but will keep you alive. So tell them you are my sister so that it may go well for me because of you and my life will be spared on account of you." read more.
When Abram entered Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful. When Pharaoh's officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. So Abram's wife was taken into the household of Pharaoh, and he did treat Abram well on account of her. Abram received sheep and cattle, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels. But the Lord struck Pharaoh and his household with severe diseases because of Sarai, Abram's wife.

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

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners are consuming what his strenuous labor produced, but he does not recognize it! His head is filled with gray hair, but he does not realize it!

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

I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.

Job 8:9

For we were born yesterday and do not have knowledge, since our days on earth are but a shadow.

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Surely, no one knows his appointed time! Like fish that are caught in a deadly net, and like birds that are caught in a snare -- just like them, all people are ensnared at an unfortunate time that falls upon them suddenly.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

Just as you do not know the path of the wind, or how the bones form in the womb of a pregnant woman, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.

Man's » Ignorance » The future hidden

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

Marks » Of childhood » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God's utterances. You have gone back to needing milk, not solid food.

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Spiritual » Ignorance » General references to

Amos 3:10

"They do not know how to do what is right." (The Lord is speaking.) "They store up the spoils of destructive violence in their fortresses.

Micah 4:12

But they do not know what the Lord is planning; they do not understand his strategy. He has gathered them like stalks of grain to be threshed at the threshing floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Human Ignorance

Job 38:1-7

Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind:

Ignorance Of Christ’s Return

Mark 13:35

Stay alert, then, because you do not know when the owner of the house will return -- whether during evening, at midnight, when the rooster crows, or at dawn --

Ignorance Of Evil

Leviticus 5:17

"If a person sins and violates any of the Lord's commandments which must not be violated (although he did not know it at the time, but later realizes he is guilty), then he will bear his punishment for iniquity

Ignorance, Of God

Romans 1:18-20

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who suppress the truth by their unrighteousness,

Wilful Ignorance

2 Peter 3:5

For they deliberately suppress this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.

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