Not Knowing People

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 1:8

Now a new king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph.

Acts 7:18

Until [the time when] there arose over Egypt another and a different king who did not know Joseph [neither knowing his history and services nor recognizing his merits].

1 Samuel 17:55

When Saul saw David go out against the Philistine, he said to Abner, the captain of the host, Abner, whose son is this youth? And Abner said, As your soul lives, O king, I cannot tell.

Isaiah 63:16

For [surely] You are our Father, even though Abraham [our ancestor] does not know us and Israel (Jacob) does not acknowledge us; You, O Lord, are [still] our Father, our Redeemer from everlasting is Your name.

Deuteronomy 22:2

And if your brother [the owner] is not near you or if you do not know who he is, you shall bring the animal to your house and it shall be with you until your brother comes looking for it; then you shall restore it to him.

Deuteronomy 21:1

If one is found slain in the land which the Lord your God gives you to possess, lying in the field, and it is not known who has killed him,

1 Samuel 25:11

Shall I then take my bread and my water, and my meat that I have killed for my shearers, and give it to men when I do not know where they belong?

Job 29:16

I was a father to the poor and needy; the cause of him I did not know I searched out.

Deuteronomy 28:33

A nation which you have not known shall eat up the fruit of your land and of all your labors, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually,

Deuteronomy 28:36

The Lord shall bring you and your king whom you have set over you to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall [be forced to] serve other gods, of wood and stone.

Jeremiah 9:16

I will scatter them also among nations that neither they nor their fathers have known, and I will send the sword among them and after them until I have consumed them.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, you [Israel] shall call nations that you know not, and nations that do not know you shall run to you because of the Lord your God, and of the Holy One of Israel, for He has glorified you.

Ruth 2:11

And Boaz said to her, I have been made fully aware of all you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband, and how you have left your father and mother and the land of your birth and have come to a people unknown to you before.

Psalm 35:15

But in my stumbling and limping they rejoiced and gathered together [against me]; the smiters (slanderers and revilers) gathered against me, and I knew them not; they ceased not to slander and revile me.

2 Samuel 22:44

You also have delivered me from strife with my people; You kept me as the head of the nations. People whom I had not known served me.

Psalm 18:43

You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; You made me the head of the nations; a people I had not known served me.

Psalm 81:5

This He ordained in Joseph [the savior] for a testimony when He went out over the land of Egypt. The speech of One Whom I knew not did I hear [saying],

Ezekiel 32:9

I will also trouble and vex the hearts of many peoples when I bring your breaking and trembling and destruction and carry you captive among the nations, into the countries which you have not known.

Zechariah 7:14

But I will scatter them with a whirlwind among all the nations whom they know not and who know not them. Thus the land was desolate after they had gone, so that no man passed through or returned, for they [the Jews by their sins] had [caused to be] laid waste and forsaken the pleasant land (the land of desire).

John 10:5

They will never [on any account] follow a stranger, but will run away from him because they do not know the voice of strangers or recognize their call.

Hebrews 13:2

Do not forget or neglect or refuse to extend hospitality to strangers [in the brotherhood -- "being friendly, cordial, and gracious, sharing the comforts of your home and doing your part generously], for through it some have entertained angels without knowing it.

2 Corinthians 6:9

[We are treated] as unknown and ignored [by the world], and [yet we are] well-known and recognized [by God and His people]; as dying, and yet here we are alive; as chastened by suffering and [yet] not killed;

Galatians 1:22

And so far I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Christ in Judea (the country surrounding Jerusalem).

Matthew 7:23

And then I will say to them openly (publicly), I never knew you; depart from Me, you who act wickedly [disregarding My commands].

Matthew 25:12

But He replied, I solemnly declare to you, I do not know you [I am not acquainted with you].

Luke 13:25

When once the Master of the house gets up and closes the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door [again and again], saying, Lord, open to us! He will answer you, I do not know where [ what household -- "certainly not Mine] you come from.

Luke 13:27

But He will say, I tell you, I do not know where [ what household -- "certainly not Mine] you come from; depart from Me, all you wrongdoers!

Job 8:18

But if [God] snatches him from his property, [then having passed into the hands of others] it [his property] will forget and deny him, [saying,] I have never seen you [before, as if ashamed of him -- "like his former friends].