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Theasaurus: Ignorance

49 Bible Verses about ignorance

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Acts 3:17

"Now, brothers, I know that you did this in ignorance, as did also your rulers.

Psalm 73:22

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as unreasoning creatures, born natural animals to be taken and destroyed, speaking evil in matters about which they are ignorant, will in their destroying surely be destroyed,

Proverbs 9:13

The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, 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 may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all of his letters, speaking in them of these things. In those, there are some things that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unsettled twist, as they also do to the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I announce to you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we don't desire to have you uninformed, brothers, concerning our affliction which happened to us in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, so much that we despaired even of life.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

Romans 11:25

For I don't desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,

Hebrews 5:2

The high priest can deal gently with those who are ignorant and going astray, because he himself is also surrounded with weakness.

Romans 10:3

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they didn't subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

1 Corinthians 14:38

But if anyone is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

Job 34:35

'Job speaks without knowledge. His words are without wisdom.'

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you because you don't know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth.

Numbers 15:22

"'When you shall err, and not observe all these commandments, which Yahweh has spoken to Moses,

Ezekiel 45:20

So you shall do on the seventh [day] of the month for everyone who errs, and for him who is simple: so you shall make atonement for the house.

Proverbs 30:2

"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don't have a man's understanding.

1 Corinthians 10:1

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

From Thematic Bible


Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

Ignorance » Man's » Of God

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I announce to you.

Jeremiah 8:7

Yes, the stork in the sky knows her appointed times; and the turtledove and the swallow and the crane observe the time of their coming; but my people don't know Yahweh's law.

Jeremiah 9:3

They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh.

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

"Indeed they don't know to do right," says Yahweh, "Who hoard plunder and loot in their palaces."

Micah 4:12

But they don't know the thoughts of Yahweh, neither do they understand his counsel; for he has gathered them like the sheaves to the threshing floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

John answered them, "I baptize in water, but among you stands one whom you don't know.

John 8:19

They said therefore to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me, nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

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

Acts 13:27

For those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they didn't know him, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him.

Matthew 12:3

But he said to them, "Haven't you read what David did, when he was hungry, and those who were with him;

More verses: John 20:9

Ignorance » Of God's word » Wilful

Matthew 13:15

for this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are dull of hearing, they have closed their eyes; or else perhaps they might perceive with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and should turn again; and I would heal them.'

Job 21:14

They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about your ways.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear. Yes, they made their hearts as hard as flint, lest they might hear the law, and the words which Yahweh of Armies had sent by his Spirit by the former prophets. Therefore great wrath came from Yahweh of Armies.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

Ignorance » Of God's word » Sins of

Luke 12:48

but he who didn't know, and did things worthy of stripes, will be beaten with few stripes. To whoever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom much was entrusted, of him more will be asked.

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'If anyone sins unintentionally, in any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done, and does any one of them:

Leviticus 5:17

"If anyone sins, and does any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done; though he didn't know it, yet he is guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

"Now, brothers, I know that you did this in ignorance, as did also your rulers.

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

Mark 10:39

They said to him, "We are able." Jesus said to them, "You shall indeed drink the cup that I drink, and you shall be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with;

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, 'We see.' Therefore your sin remains.

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

Job 8:9

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

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As you don't know what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child; even so you don't know the work of God who does 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 fashioned a god, or molds an image that is profitable for nothing?

Ignorance » Instances of punishment of sins of » Pharaoh

Genesis 12:11-17

It happened, when he had come near to enter Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman to look at. It will happen, when the Egyptians will see you, that they will say, 'This is his wife.' They will kill me, but they will save you alive. Please say that you are my sister, that it may be well with me for your sake, and that my soul may live because of you." read more.
It happened that when Abram had come into Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful. The princes of Pharaoh saw her, and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. He dealt well with Abram for her sake. He had sheep, cattle, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels. Yahweh 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 doesn't realize it. Indeed, gray hairs are here and there on him, and he doesn't 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 so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

Job 8:9

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

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As you don't know what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child; even so you don't know the work of God who does all.

Man's » Ignorance » The future hidden

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

Marks » Of childhood » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Spiritual » Ignorance » General references to

Amos 3:10

"Indeed they don't know to do right," says Yahweh, "Who hoard plunder and loot in their palaces."

Micah 4:12

But they don't know the thoughts of Yahweh, neither do they understand his counsel; for he has gathered them like the sheaves to the threshing floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Dangers Of Ignorance

20;19;2

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.

Human Ignorance

18;38;1-7

Then Yahweh answered Job out of the whirlwind,

Ignorance Of Christ’s Return

41;13;35

Watch therefore, for you don't know when the lord of the house is coming, whether at evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning;

Ignorance Of Evil

3;5;17

"If anyone sins, and does any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done; though he didn't know it, yet he is guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Ignorance of God

44;17;30

The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,

Ignorance Towards God, Examples Of

2;5;2

Pharaoh said, "Who is Yahweh, that I should listen to his voice to let Israel go? I don't know Yahweh, and moreover I will not let Israel go."

Ignorance Towards God, Leads To

40;22;29

But Jesus answered them, "You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God.

Ignorance Towards God, Shown By

43;8;19

They said therefore to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me, nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

Ignorance, Of Christ

43;1;10

He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world didn't recognize him.

Ignorance, Of God

45;1;18-20

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

Spiritual Ignorance

46;12;1

Now concerning spiritual things, brothers, I don't want you to be ignorant.

Wilful Ignorance

61;3;5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;