29 Bible Verses about Not Knowing People
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Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.
until there arose another king over Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph.
Now when Saul saw David going out against the Philistine, he said to Abner the commander of the army, “Abner, whose son is this young man?” And Abner said, “By your life, O king, I do not know.”
For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us
And Israel does not recognize us.
You, O Lord, are our Father,
Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.
If your countryman is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall remain with you until your countryman looks for it; then you shall restore it to him.
“If a slain person is found lying in the open country in the land which the Lord your God gives you to possess, and it is not known who has struck him,
Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers, and give it to men whose origin I do not know?”
“I was a father to the needy,
And I investigated the case which I did not know.
A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.
The Lord will bring you and your king, whom you set over you, to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone.
I will scatter them among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; and I will send the sword after them until I have annihilated them.”
“Behold, you will call a nation you do not know,
And a nation which knows you not will run to you,
Because of the Lord your God, even the Holy One of Israel;
For He has glorified you.”
Boaz replied to her, “All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know.
But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered themselves together;
The smiters whom I did not know gathered together against me,
They slandered me without ceasing.
“You have also delivered me from the contentions of my people;
You have kept me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.
You have delivered me from the contentions of the people;
You have placed me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.
He established it for a testimony in Joseph
When he went throughout the land of Egypt.
I heard a language that I did not know:
“I will also trouble the hearts of many peoples when I bring your destruction among the nations, into lands which you have not known.
“but I scattered them with a storm wind among all the nations whom they have not known. Thus the land is desolated behind them so that no one went back and forth, for they made the pleasant land desolate.”
A stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers.”
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.
See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
as unknown yet well-known, as dying yet behold, we live; as punished yet not put to death,
I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea which were in Christ;
And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’
But he answered, ‘Truly I say to you, I do not know you.’
Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up to us!’ then He will answer and say to you, ‘I do not know where you are from.’
and He will say, ‘I tell you, I do not know where you are from; depart from Me, all you evildoers.’
“If he is removed from his place,
Then it will deny him, saying, ‘I never saw you.’