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Theasaurus: Ignorance

49 Bible Verses about ignorance

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Acts 4:13

And beholding the openness of Peter and John, and having perceived that they are men unlettered and plebeian, they were wondering -- they were taking knowledge also of them that with Jesus they had been --

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I have known that through ignorance ye did it, as also your rulers;

Psalm 73:22

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

2 Peter 2:12

and these, as irrational natural beasts, made to be caught and destroyed -- in what things they are ignorant of, speaking evil -- in their destruction shall be destroyed,

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman is noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.

1 Corinthians 12:1

And concerning the spiritual things, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant;

Hosea 4:6

Cut off have been My people for lack of knowledge, Because thou knowledge hast rejected, I reject thee from being priest to Me, And thou forgettest the law of thy God, I forget thy sons, I also!

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.

Acts 17:23

for passing through and contemplating your objects of worship, I found also an erection on which had been inscribed: To God -- unknown; whom, therefore -- not knowing -- ye do worship, this One I announce to you.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of our tribulation that happened to us in Asia, that we were exceedingly burdened above our power, so that we despaired even of life;

2 Peter 3:5

for this is unobserved by them willingly, that the heavens were of old, and the earth out of water and through water standing together by the word of God,

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this secret -- that ye may not be wise in your own conceits -- that hardness in part to Israel hath happened till the fulness of the nations may come in;

Romans 10:3

for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.

1 Corinthians 14:38

and if any one is ignorant -- let him be ignorant;

Job 34:35

Job -- not with knowledge doth he speak, And his words are not with wisdom.

1 John 2:21

I did not write to you because ye have not known the truth, but because ye have known it, and because no lie is of the truth.

Numbers 15:22

'And when ye err, and do not all these commands which Jehovah hath spoken unto Moses,

Ezekiel 45:20

And so thou dost do on the seventh of the month, because of each erring one, and because of the simple one -- and ye have purified the house.

Proverbs 30:2

For I am more brutish than any one, And have not the understanding of a man.

1 Corinthians 10:1

And I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea,

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Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

for even owing to be teachers, because of the time, again ye have need that one teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and ye have become having need of milk, and not of strong food,

Ignorance » Man's » Of God

Acts 17:23

for passing through and contemplating your objects of worship, I found also an erection on which had been inscribed: To God -- unknown; whom, therefore -- not knowing -- ye do worship, this One I announce to you.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even a stork in the heavens hath known her seasons, And turtle, and swallow, and crane, Have watched the time of their coming, And -- My people have not known the judgment of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow is a lie, And not for stedfastness have they been mighty in the land, For from evil unto evil they have gone forth, And Me they have not known, An affirmation of Jehovah!

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

And they have not known to act straightforwardly, An affirmation of Jehovah, Who are treasuring up violence and spoil in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

They have not known the thoughts of Jehovah, Nor have they understood His counsel, For He hath gathered them as a sheaf into a threshing-floor.

Ignorance » Man's » Concerning Christ

John 1:26

John answered them, saying, 'I baptize with water, but in midst of you he hath stood whom ye have not known, this one it is who is coming after me, who hath been before me,

John 4:10

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

John 8:19

They said, therefore, to him, 'Where is thy father?' Jesus answered, 'Ye have neither known me nor my Father: if me ye had known, my Father also ye had known.'

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

Acts 13:27

for those dwelling in Jerusalem, and their chiefs, this one not having known, also the voices of the prophets, which every sabbath are being read -- having judged him -- did fulfil,

Matthew 12:3

And he said to them, 'Did ye not read what David did, when he was hungry, himself and those with him --

More verses: John 20:9

Ignorance » Of God's word » Wilful

Matthew 13:15

for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they might see with the eyes, and with the ears might hear, and with the heart understand, and turn back, and I might heal them.

Job 21:14

And they say to God, 'Turn aside from us, And the knowledge of Thy ways We have not desired.

Zechariah 7:11-12

And they refuse to attend, And they give a refractory shoulder, And their ears have made heavy against hearing. And their heart they have made adamant, Against hearing the law, and the words, That Jehovah of Hosts sent by His Spirit, By the hand of the former prophets, And their is great wrath from Jehovah of Hosts.

2 Peter 3:5

for this is unobserved by them willingly, that the heavens were of old, and the earth out of water and through water standing together by the word of God,

Ignorance » Of God's word » Sins of

Luke 12:48

and he who, not having known, and having done things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few; and to every one to whom much was given, much shall be required from him; and to whom they did commit much, more abundantly they will ask of him.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, When a person doth sin through ignorance against any of the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath done something against one of these --

Leviticus 5:17

And when any person sinneth, and hath done something against one of all the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath not known, and he hath been guilty, and hath borne his iniquity,

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I have known that through ignorance ye did it, 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, 'Of the cup indeed that I drink of, ye shall drink, and with the baptism that I am baptized with, ye shall be baptized;

John 13:37

Peter saith to him, 'Sir, wherefore am I not able to follow thee now? my life for thee I will lay down;'

Ignorance » Of self » It retains sin in the heart

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, 'If ye were blind, ye were not having had sin, but now ye say -- We see, therefore doth your sin remain.

Ignorance » Man's » Brevity of life limits knowledge

Psalm 73:22

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

Ignorance » Man's » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For even man knoweth not his time; as fish that are taken hold of by an evil net, and as birds that are taken hold of by a snare, like these are the sons of man snared at an evil time, when it falleth upon them suddenly.

Ignorance » Man's » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, How -- bones in the womb of the full one, So thou knowest not the work of God who maketh the whole.

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, And a molten image poured out -- not profitable?

Ignorance » Instances of punishment of sins of » Pharaoh

Genesis 12:11-17

and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; and it hath come to pass that the Egyptians see thee, and they have said, 'This is his wife,' and they have slain me, and thee they keep alive: say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' read more.
And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife.

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

Hosea 7:9

Devoured have strangers his power, And he hath not known, Also old age hath sprinkled itself on him, And he hath not known.

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

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

Man's » Ignorance » Coming evils unforeseen

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For even man knoweth not his time; as fish that are taken hold of by an evil net, and as birds that are taken hold of by a snare, like these are the sons of man snared at an evil time, when it falleth upon them suddenly.

Man's » Ignorance » Life mysterious

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, How -- bones in the womb of the full one, So thou knowest not the work of God who maketh the whole.

Man's » Ignorance » The future hidden

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

Marks » Of childhood » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

for even owing to be teachers, because of the time, again ye have need that one teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and ye have become having need of milk, and not of strong food,

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Spiritual » Ignorance » General references to

Amos 3:10

And they have not known to act straightforwardly, An affirmation of Jehovah, Who are treasuring up violence and spoil in their palaces.

Micah 4:12

They have not known the thoughts of Jehovah, Nor have they understood His counsel, For He hath gathered them as a sheaf into a threshing-floor.

Topics on Ignorance

Human Ignorance

Job 38:1-7

And Jehovah answereth Job out of the whirlwind, and saith: --

Ignorance Of Christ’s Return

Mark 13:35

watch ye, therefore, for ye have not known when the lord of the house doth come, at even, or at midnight, or at cock-crowing, or at the morning;

Ignorance Of Evil

Leviticus 5:17

And when any person sinneth, and hath done something against one of all the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath not known, and he hath been guilty, and hath borne his iniquity,

Ignorance, Of God

Romans 1:18-20

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

Wilful Ignorance

2 Peter 3:5

for this is unobserved by them willingly, that the heavens were of old, and the earth out of water and through water standing together by the word of God,