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30 Bible Verses about Knowledge

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1 Kings 3:9

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

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Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » The secrets of the heart read by Christ

Matthew 12:25

And Jesus knew their thoughts and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not remain;

Luke 11:17

But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every house or city divided against itself will not remain.

Jeremiah 20:12

O LORD of the hosts, who examines that which is just, who seest the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee I have opened my cause.

Knowledge » God's » The secrets of the heart read by Christ

Matthew 12:25

And Jesus knew their thoughts and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not remain;

Luke 11:17

But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every house or city divided against itself will not remain.

Jeremiah 20:12

O LORD of the hosts, who examines that which is just, who seest the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee I have opened my cause.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Seven great verities that may be known by the believer

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore, I was not ashamed; therefore, I have set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Knowledge » God's knowledge of the saints » Intellectual

Daniel 1:4

young men in whom there was no blemish whatsoever but who were good looking and taught in all wisdom and wise in knowledge and of good understanding, and that had strength in them to stand in the king's palace, that they might be taught the letters and speech of the Chaldeans.

Proverbs 14:6

The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.

Knowledge » Knowledge of God is infinite » General references to intellectual

Daniel 1:4

young men in whom there was no blemish whatsoever but who were good looking and taught in all wisdom and wise in knowledge and of good understanding, and that had strength in them to stand in the king's palace, that they might be taught the letters and speech of the Chaldeans.

Proverbs 14:6

The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » General reference to

Isaiah 40:28

Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the God of the age is the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth? He does not faint, nor is he weary; and there is no one that can attain to his intelligence.

1 John 3:20

And if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.

Knowledge » God's » General reference to

Isaiah 40:28

Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the God of the age is the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth? He does not faint, nor is he weary; and there is no one that can attain to his intelligence.

1 John 3:20

And if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » All the ways of men are known to God

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and magnificent in works: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men to give unto each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings;

Psalm 119:168

I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies, for all my ways are before thee.

Psalm 139:3

Thou hast girded my walk and my rest, and hast prepared all my ways.

Knowledge » God's » All the ways of men are known to God

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and magnificent in works: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men to give unto each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings;

Psalm 119:168

I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies, for all my ways are before thee.

Psalm 139:3

Thou hast girded my walk and my rest, and hast prepared all my ways.

Knowledge » What israel shall know

Ezekiel 28:24-26

And there shall no longer be a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any thorn that causes him pain, round about them of those that despise them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD. Thus hath the Lord GOD said: When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the peoples among whom they are scattered and shall be sanctified in them in the eyes of the Gentiles, then they shall dwell in their land that I have given to my slave Jacob. And they shall dwell safely therein and shall build houses and plant vineyards; and they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments in all those that spoil them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.

Isaiah 49:22-26

Thus has the Lord GOD said, Behold, I will lift up my hand to the Gentiles and raise up my banner as an example to the peoples: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders. And kings shall be thy nursing fathers and their princesses thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for those that wait for me shall not be ashamed. Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? read more.
But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with thee, and I will save thy sons. And I will feed those that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

Ezekiel 34:27-31

And the tree of the field shall yield her fruit, and the earth shall yield her fruit, and they shall be safe in their land and shall know that I am the LORD when I have broken the bands of their yoke and delivered them out of the hand of those that served themselves of them. And they shall no longer be a prey to the Gentiles, neither shall the beast of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, and no one shall make them afraid. And I will raise up for them a plant by name, and they shall no longer be consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the shame of the Gentiles any longer. read more.
Thus shall they know that I the LORD their God am with them and that they, even the house of Israel, are my people, said the Lord GOD. And ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, said the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 36:8-11

But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches and yield your fruit to my people of Israel, for they are at hand to come. For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown; and I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the ruins shall be built. read more.
And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall multiply and grow; and I will cause thee to dwell as was thy desire of old and will do better unto you than at your beginnings; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 37:11-14

Then he said unto me, Son of man, all these bones are the house of Israel; behold, they say, Our bones have dried, and our hope is lost, and in ourselves we are totally cut off. Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, O my people, I open your graves and will cause you to come up out of your graves and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am the LORD when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves read more.
and shall put my Spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall cause you to rest upon your own land; then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it and performed it, said the LORD.

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » Men's hearts searched by jehovah

Amos 9:3

and though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out of there; and though they hide from my sight in the bottom of the sea, from there will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:

Knowledge » God's » Men's hearts searched by jehovah

Amos 9:3

and though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out of there; and though they hide from my sight in the bottom of the sea, from there will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Secret things belong to God

Daniel 12:9

And he said, Go thy way, Daniel, for these words are closed up and sealed until the time of the fulfillment.

Revelation 5:3

And no one was able not in the heaven nor in the earth neither under the earth to open the book neither to look upon it.

More verses: Revelation 10:4

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » The pursuit of encouraged

Proverbs 2:3-5

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence, if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hid treasures, then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Danger of » Pursuit of

Proverbs 2:3-5

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence, if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hid treasures, then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Responsibility according to

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.

Mark 6:11

And whosoever shall not receive you nor hear you, when ye depart from there, shake off the dust under your feet in testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment than for that city.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they would not have sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Matthew 11:22

But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment than for you.

More verses: John 9:41 Romans 2:12

Knowledge » What the gentiles/heathen shall know

Exodus 7:5

And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD when I stretch forth my hand upon Egypt and bring out the sons of Israel from among them.

Psalm 98:2

The LORD has made known his saving health; he has openly showed his righteousness in the sight of the Gentiles.

Ezekiel 36:22-24

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: I do not do this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the Gentiles, where ye went. And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the Gentiles, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the Gentiles shall know that I am the LORD, said the Lord GOD when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. And I will take you from among the Gentiles and gather you out of all countries and will bring you into your own land.

Ezekiel 39:6-8

And I will send a fire on Magog, and among those that dwell securely in the isles: and they shall know that I am the LORD. So I will make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more; and the Gentiles shall know that I am the LORD, Holy in Israel. Behold, it is come, and it is over, said the Lord GOD; this is the day of which I have spoken.

Colossians 1:26-27

even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints, to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery in the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Knowledge » Those that do not know the lord

John 16:2-3

They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service. And they will do these things unto you because they do not know the Father, nor me.

Job 18:5-21

The light of the wicked shall certainly be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his lamp shall be put out with him. The steps of his strength shall be cut down, and his own counsel shall cast him down. read more.
For a net shall be cast at his feet, and he shall walk upon a network. The snare shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him. The cord is hidden in the ground and a trap for him in the way. Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and his own feet shall drive him away. His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side. They shall devour the protection of his skin; the firstborn of death shall devour his members. His confidence shall be rooted out of his tent, and he shall be brought to the king of terrors. He shall dwell in his tent, as if it were not his; brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation. His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above his branch shall be cut off. His memory shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name in the streets. He shall be driven from the light into the darkness and chased out of the world. He shall have neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any to succeed him in his dwellings. Those that come after him shall be dismayed at his day, as those that went before were overcome with fear. Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that does not know God.

Jeremiah 10:24-25

O LORD, chastise me, but with judgment; not with thine anger lest thou bring me to nothing. Pour out thy fury upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the nations that do not call on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob and devoured him and consumed him and have destroyed his habitation.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

and to give you, who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with the angels of his power, with flaming fire, to take vengeance on those that do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, who shall be punished with eternal destruction by the presence of the Lord and by the glory of his power,

Knowledge » What the disciples know

Matthew 13:10-11

Then the disciples came and said unto him, Why dost thou speak unto them in parables? He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not given.

Mark 4:10-11

And when he was alone, those that were close to him with the twelve asked of him the parable. And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but unto those that are without, all these things are done in parables,

Luke 8:9-10

And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be? And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand.

John 13:5-9

After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded. Then he came to Simon Peter, and Peter said unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet? Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou dost not understand now, but thou shalt understand afterwards. read more.
Peter said unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not, thou shalt have no part with me. Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.

Ephesians 3:1-6

For this cause I, Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which has been given to me in you, how that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote above in a few words, read more.
by which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of the Christ), which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit, that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs and of the same body and partakers of his promise in the Christ by the gospel,

Knowledge » What the nations shall know

Psalm 9:20

Put fear into them, O LORD: that the Gentiles may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Isaiah 49:26

And I will feed those that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

1 Kings 8:60

that all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is no other.

Ezekiel 38:23

And I will be magnified and sanctified, and I will be known in the eyes of many Gentiles, and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him that is able to confirm you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was concealed from times eternal but now is made manifest, and by the writings of the prophets, by the commandment of God eternal, declared unto all the Gentiles, that they might hear and obey by faith,

Knowledge » God the father and jesus Christ knowing each other

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children. Even so, Father, for thus it was pleasing in thy sight. All things are delivered unto me of my Father, and no one has known the Son but the Father, neither has anyone known the Father except the Son and he unto whom the Son will reveal him.

John 7:28-29

Then Jesus cried out in the temple as he taught, saying, Ye know me, and ye know from where I come, but I have not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not. But I know him, for I am from him, and he has sent me.

John 8:53-58

Art thou greater than our father Abraham who died? and the prophets died; whom makest thou thyself? Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father that glorifies me, of whom ye say that he is your God; yet ye have not known him, but I know him; and if I should say, I do not know him, I shall be a liar like unto you; but I know him and keep his word. read more.
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day, and he saw it and was glad. Then the Jews said unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I AM.

John 10:14-15

I AM the good shepherd, and know my sheep and am known of mine. As the Father knows me, even so I know the Father, and I lay down my soul for the sheep.

More verses: John 17:1-25

Knowledge » Who the lord knows

John 10:14-16

I AM the good shepherd, and know my sheep and am known of mine. As the Father knows me, even so I know the Father, and I lay down my soul for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not of this fold; it is expedient that I bring them also, and they shall hear my voice, and there shall be one fold and one shepherd.

Knowledge » Who knows the lord

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children. Even so, Father, for thus it was pleasing in thy sight. All things are delivered unto me of my Father, and no one has known the Son but the Father, neither has anyone known the Father except the Son and he unto whom the Son will reveal him.

John 10:14-16

I AM the good shepherd, and know my sheep and am known of mine. As the Father knows me, even so I know the Father, and I lay down my soul for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not of this fold; it is expedient that I bring them also, and they shall hear my voice, and there shall be one fold and one shepherd.

1 John 2:1-3

My little children, I write these things unto you, that ye sin not; and if anyone has sinned, we have an Advocate before the Father, Jesus, the righteous Christ; and he is the reconciliation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. And in this we do know that we have known him if we keep his commandments.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Christ's knowledge of the father

John 8:55

yet ye have not known him, but I know him; and if I should say, I do not know him, I shall be a liar like unto you; but I know him and keep his word.

Knowledge » Withheld from man » Christ's knowledge of the father

John 8:55

yet ye have not known him, but I know him; and if I should say, I do not know him, I shall be a liar like unto you; but I know him and keep his word.

Knowledge » Who has no knowledge

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, all ye that are escaped of the Gentiles. They have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image and pray unto the god that does not save.

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness, he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.

Isaiah 44:9-19

Those that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and that which is most precious to them is useful for nothing; and they are their own witnesses that they do not see, nor understand; therefore, they shall be ashamed. Who has formed God? And who cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing? Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; for the workmen, they are of men; even if all of them are gathered together and stand, they shall fear and shall be ashamed together. read more.
The smith shall take the tongs; he shall work among the coals; he shall give it form with the hammers and bring forth in it the arm of his strength; though he is hungry and his strength fails: he shall not drink water, even if he faints. The carpenter stretches out his rule; he measures it with a line; he fits it with planes; he marks it out with the compass; he makes it after the form of a noble man, in the likeness of the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house. He shall hew down cedars and take the cypress and the oak, and he shall strengthen himself with the trees of the forest; he shall plant a fir tree, which shall be nourished with the rain. The man shall then use of it for firewood; for he will take thereof and warm himself; he will kindle it and bake bread; he will also make a god and worship it; he will fabricate an idol and shall kneel down before it. He shall burn part of it in the fire; with another part thereof he shall eat flesh; he shall roast meat and shall satisfy himself. Afterwards he shall warm himself and say, Aha, I have warmed myself, I have seen fire; the residue of it he turns into god, into his graven image; he humbles himself before it and worships it and prays unto it and says, Deliver me; for thou art my god. They did not know nor understand; for he has anointed their eyes that they not see and their hearts that they not understand. He does not return to his right mind; he does not have knowledge nor intelligence to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; I have also baked bread upon the coals of it; I have roasted flesh and eaten it and shall I make the residue of it an abomination? Do I have to humble myself before the trunk of a tree?

2 Timothy 3:1-7

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For there shall be men who are lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, evil speakers, disobedient to their parents, unthankful, impure, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, without temperance, without meekness, without goodness, read more.
traitors, rash, puffed up, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. For of this sort are those who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts, ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Vanity of human

1 Corinthians 8:2

And if anyone thinks that they know anything, they know nothing yet as they ought to know.

Isaiah 44:25

that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

Knowledge » Knowledge, experimental » General references to

Job 32:7

I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I communed with my own heart, saying, Behold, I am come to great estate and have gotten more wisdom than all those that have been before me in Jerusalem; and my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.

Knowledge » Danger of » Vanity of human

1 Corinthians 8:2

And if anyone thinks that they know anything, they know nothing yet as they ought to know.

Isaiah 44:25

that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

Knowledge » Desire for

1 Kings 3:9

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Knowledge » Whose knowledge the lord makes foolish

Isaiah 29:13-14

Therefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people sacrifice unto me and honour me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, and their worship with which they honour me was taught by the commandment of men: Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

Isaiah 44:24-25

Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things, that stretches forth the heavens alone, that spreads abroad the earth by myself; that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

Knowledge » Who God gives knowledge to

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26

There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. I also have seen that this is from the hand of God. For who can eat, or who can care for himself better than I? For God gives to the man that is good in his sight wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to the one that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Daniel 2:20-21

And Daniel spoke and said, Blessed be the name of God from age to age for wisdom and might are his; and it is he that changes the times and the opportunities; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom unto the wise and knowledge unto those that know understanding:

Daniel 1:8-17

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's food, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. (And God brought Daniel into grace and mercy with the prince of the eunuchs.) And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who has appointed your food and your drink; for when he shall see your faces more downcast than the other young men who are like unto you, then ye shall condemn my head before the king. read more.
Then Daniel said to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, Prove, now, with thy slaves ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenances of the young men that eat of the portion of the king's food; and as thou seest, deal with thy slaves. So he consented to them in this matter and proved them ten days. And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than the young men who ate the portion of the king's food. Thus Melzar took the portion of their food and the wine that they should drink and gave them vegetables. And unto these four young men, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in all letters and science; furthermore Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Those that know the lord

1 John 4:6

We are of God; he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Psalm 91:9-14

Because thou hast made the LORD, who is my hope, even the most High, thy habitation, no evil shall befall thee, neither shall any plague come near thy dwelling. For he shall give his angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways. read more.
They shall bear thee up in their hands lest thy foot stumble against a stone. Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet. Because he has set his will upon me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high because he has known my name.

1 John 2:13-14

I write unto you, fathers, that ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, that ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, that ye have known the Father. I have written unto you, fathers, that ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, that ye are strong and the word of God abides in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

Knowledge » Those that have knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you in the knowledge of God and of our Lord Jesus, as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue, read more.
whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust. Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God; and in fear of God, brotherly love; and in brotherly love, charity. For if these things are in you and abound, they shall not let you be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind and walks feeling the way with his hand, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. Therefore, brethren, give all the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, ye shall never fall. Because in this manner the entrance shall be abundantly administered unto you in the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 28:2

By the rebellion of the land, many are its princes, but by the man of understanding and wisdom the land shall remain stable.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Called learning

Acts 22:3

I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel and taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

Daniel 1:17

And unto these four young men, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in all letters and science; furthermore Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Withheld from man » Learning, examples of men possessing

Acts 22:3

I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel and taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

Daniel 1:17

And unto these four young men, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in all letters and science; furthermore Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Reasons for withholding

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » A cause for exultation

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glories glory in this, that he understands me and knows me, that I am the LORD who does mercy, judgment, and righteousness in the earth: for in these things I delight, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall no longer teach every man his neighbour and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD, for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, said the LORD, for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Knowledge » Who has knowledge

Proverbs 14:18

The simple shall inherit folly, but the prudent shall be crowned with wisdom.

2 Peter 1:1-8

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you in the knowledge of God and of our Lord Jesus, as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue, read more.
whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust. Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God; and in fear of God, brotherly love; and in brotherly love, charity. For if these things are in you and abound, they shall not let you be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Knowledge » The reward for lacking knowledge

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people are gone into captivity because they have no knowledge; their glory died of hunger, and their multitude dried up of thirst.

Hosea 4:1-6

Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth. By swearing and lying and murdering and stealing and committing adultery, they prevailed, and blood touches blood. Therefore the earth shall mourn, and every one that dwells therein shall be cut off, with the beasts of the field and the fowls of heaven; and even the fishes of the sea shall be caught. read more.
Certainly man does not contend with nor reprehend man; for thy people are as those that resist the priest. Therefore thou shalt fall in the day, and the prophet shall also fall with thee by night, and I will cut off thy mother. 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.

Knowledge » Who conceals knowledge

Knowledge » What knowledge does

Proverbs 24:3-4

Through wisdom the house shall be built, and with intelligence it shall be established: And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and beautiful riches.

Knowledge » Who seeks knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Knowledge » Who gets knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise, and by instructing the wise, he receives wisdom.

Knowledge » Hearing knowledge

Proverbs 22:17

Bow down thine ear and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my wisdom.

Proverbs 23:12

Apply thine heart unto chastening and thine ears to the words of wisdom.

Knowledge » If you know jesus Christ

John 8:17-19

It is also written in your law that the testimony of two men is true. I AM one that bears witness of myself, and the Father that sent me bears witness of me. 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.

John 14:6-7

Jesus said unto him, I AM the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes unto the Father, but by me. If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also; and from now on ye know him and have seen him.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Earthly limitations fetter

Knowledge » If any man thinks that he knows anything

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies. And if anyone thinks that they know anything, they know nothing yet as they ought to know.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Pursuit of, exhausting

Ecclesiastes 12:12

My son, in addition to this, be admonished: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Knowledge » Danger of » Pursuit of, exhausting

Ecclesiastes 12:12

My son, in addition to this, be admonished: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Knowledge » What is the beginning of knowledge

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Adds to the burden of life

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Begets pride

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Fitted paul for a ministry of comfort

Knowledge » Danger of » Adds to the burden of life

Knowledge » Danger of » Begets pride

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

Knowledge » Those that increase knowledge

Knowledge » What is renewed in knowledge

Colossians 3:9-10

Lie not one to another, putting off the old man with his deeds and being clothed with the new man, who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one that created him,

Knowledge » Who does not know God

1 John 3:1-6

Behold, what charity the Father has given us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world does not know us, because it does not know him. Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be; but we know that if he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure. read more.
Whosoever commits sin transgresses also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. And ye know that he appeared to take away our sins, and there is no sin in him. Whosoever abides in him does not sin: whosoever sins has not seen him or known him.

Knowledge » The reward for hating knowledge

Proverbs 1:20-32

Wisdom cries without; she utters her voice in the streets: She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge? read more.
Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded; for because ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon you; when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you. Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They rejected my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel. For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Tends to presumption

Genesis 3:22-23

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever, therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden to till the ground from which he was taken.

Knowledge » Danger of » Tends to presumption

Genesis 3:22-23

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever, therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden to till the ground from which he was taken.

Knowledge » Those that know the joyful sound

Psalm 89:15-16

Happy are the people that know how to enter into joy; they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance. In thy name shall they rejoice each day; and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.

Knowledge » Of good and evil

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is desirable to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever,

Knowledge » Those that do not like to retain God in their knowledge

Romans 1:28-31

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient, being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, read more.
without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, without mercy.

Knowledge » Who shall find the knowledge of God

Proverbs 2:1-5

My son, if thou wilt receive my words and hide my commandments within thee so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to intelligence, yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence, read more.
if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hid treasures, then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.

Knowledge » Who will understand knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.

Knowledge » Those that find knowledge

Proverbs 8:1-9

Doth not wisdom cry, and give her voice to intelligence? She stands in the top of high places, by the way at the crossroads of the paths. She cries at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors. read more.
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of men. O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Hear, for I will speak of excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things. For my mouth shall speak truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing perverse or twisted in them. They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom.

Knowledge » What preserves knowledge

Proverbs 22:12

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthrows the words of the transgressor.

Knowledge » Who deals with knowledge

Proverbs 13:16

Every sane man works according to wisdom: but the fool shall manifest his folly.

Knowledge » Who knows all things

1 John 2:20-21

But ye have the anointing of the Holy One, and ye know all things. 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.

Knowledge » The lips of knowledge

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and a multitude of precious stones, but the lips of wisdom are a precious vessel.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Desire for, a source of temptation

Genesis 3:5-6

For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Gradual revelation, the divine plan

Knowledge » Danger of » Desire for, a source of temptation

Genesis 3:5-6

For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.

Knowledge » Those that lack knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you in the knowledge of God and of our Lord Jesus, as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue, read more.
whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust. Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God; and in fear of God, brotherly love; and in brotherly love, charity. For if these things are in you and abound, they shall not let you be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind and walks feeling the way with his hand, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Knowledge » Who uses knowledge aright

Knowledge » Who knowledge is easy to

Proverbs 14:6

The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.

Knowledge » Who disperses knowledge

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.

Knowledge » The lack of knowledge

Knowledge » Who hates knowledge

Knowledge » Who loves knowledge

Knowledge » What knowledge is

Isaiah 33:5-6

The LORD shall be exalted; he who dwells on the heights: for he has filled Zion with judgment and righteousness. And in thy times wisdom and knowledge, and the strength of salvation shall reign: the fear of the LORD shall be his treasure.

Knowledge » Men of knowledge

Knowledge » Is power

Proverbs 3:20

By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the heavens drop down the dew.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Obedience, the condition of receiving

John 7:16-17

Jesus answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If anyone desires to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God or whether I speak of myself.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Liberates the soul from all error

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Enabled the apostles to speak with authority

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Christ's message grounded in experience

John 3:10-11

Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a teacher of Israel and knowest not this? Verily, verily, I say unto thee that we speak what we know and testify that which we have seen, and ye do not receive our witness.

Knowledge » Who shall know of jesus Christ’s doctrine

John 7:16-18

Jesus answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If anyone desires to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God or whether I speak of myself. He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory, but he that seeks the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

Knowledge » God being a God of knowledge

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

Knowledge » Where knowledge comes from

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Fitted israel to sympathize with strangers

Knowledge » When knowledge shall be increased

Knowledge » Now we know in part

1 Corinthians 13:9-12

For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. read more.
For now we see as through a mirror, in darkness, but then we shall see face to face; now I know in part, but then I shall know even as I also am known.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » To give opportunity for faith

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Human weakness necessitates

Knowledge » Fools hate

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Obtained by acquaintanceship with God

Hosea 6:3

And we shall know and follow on in knowing the LORD; his going forth is prepared as the dawn; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Leads to eternal life

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Qualified the blind man to testify

John 9:25

He answered and said, Whether he is a sinner or not, I do not know; one thing I know, that having been blind, now I see.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Prepared the demoniac to witness

Mark 5:19

But Jesus suffered him not but said unto him, Go home to thy friends and family and tell them what great things the Lord has done with thee and how he has had mercy on thee.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Inability to apprehend truth

John 13:7

Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou dost not understand now, but thou shalt understand afterwards.

Knowledge » The earth shall be full of

Knowledge » Divine gift

Knowledge » Key of

Luke 11:52

Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and those that were entering in, ye hindered.

Knowledge » The priest's lips should keep

Knowledge » Of more value than gold

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Knowledge » Shall be increased

Knowledge » Is pleasant

Knowledge » Of salvation

Luke 1:77

giving knowledge of saving health unto his people for the remission of their sins

Knowledge » Of Christ

Knowledge » The fear (reverence) of the lord is the beginning of

Knowledge » Of God more than burnt offering

Knowledge » Those who reject are destroyed

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.

Knowledge » Rejected

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.

Reproof » Leads to » Knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.

Spiritual » Knowledge » A cause for exultation

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glories glory in this, that he understands me and knows me, that I am the LORD who does mercy, judgment, and righteousness in the earth: for in these things I delight, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall no longer teach every man his neighbour and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD, for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, said the LORD, for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obedience, the condition of receiving

John 7:16-17

Jesus answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If anyone desires to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God or whether I speak of myself.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Liberates the soul from all error

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obtained by acquaintanceship with God

Hosea 6:3

And we shall know and follow on in knowing the LORD; his going forth is prepared as the dawn; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Leads to eternal life

the things that are Transient » Power » Knowledge

Topics on Knowledge

Drawbacks To Knowledge

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

Fulness Of Knowledge

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in charity and in all the riches of the fulfilled understanding to know the mystery of the God and Father and of the Christ;

Knowledge, Of Jesus Christ

John 14:6-10

Jesus said unto him, I AM the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes unto the Father, but by me.

Knowledge, Of Sin

Genesis 3:1-13

Now the serpent was more astute than all the animals of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Has God indeed said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

People With General Knowledge

Job 13:1

Behold, my eyes have seen all this; my ears have heard and understood it.

Self Knowledge

1 Kings 8:38

every prayer and every supplication made by any man or by all thy people Israel, when anyone knows the plague of his own heart and spreads forth his hands toward this house,

The Vanity Of Human Knowledge

Isaiah 44:25

that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

Valuing Knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Zeal, Without Knowledge

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in Judaism, how that beyond measure I was persecuting and destroying the congregation of God