Not Knowing People

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 1:8

A new king, who had not known Joseph, came to power in Egypt.

Acts 7:18

until a different king who did not know Joseph ruled over Egypt.

1 Samuel 17:55

When Saul had seen David going out to confront the Philistine, he asked Abner the commander of the army, “Whose son is this youth, Abner?”“My king, as surely as you live, I don’t know,” Abner replied.

Isaiah 63:16

Yet You are our Father,
even though Abraham does not know us
and Israel doesn’t recognize us.
You, Yahweh, are our Father;
from ancient times,
Your name is our Redeemer.

Deuteronomy 22:2

If your brother does not live near you or you don’t know him, you are to bring the animal to your home to remain with you until your brother comes looking for it; then you can return it to him.

Deuteronomy 21:1

“If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,

1 Samuel 25:11

Am I supposed to take my bread, my water, and my meat that I butchered for my shearers and give them to these men? I don’t know where they are from.”

Deuteronomy 28:33

A people you don’t know will eat your land’s produce and everything you have labored for. You will only be oppressed and crushed continually.

Deuteronomy 28:36

“The Lord will bring you and your king that you have appointed to a nation neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you will worship other gods, of wood and stone.

Jeremiah 9:16

I will scatter them among the nations that they and their fathers have not known. I will send a sword after them until I have finished them off.”

Isaiah 55:5

so you will summon a nation you do not know,
and nations who do not know you will run to you.
For the Lord your God,
even the Holy One of Israel,
has glorified you.”

Ruth 2:11

Boaz answered her, “Everything you have done for your mother-in-law since your husband’s death has been fully reported to me: how you left your father and mother and the land of your birth, and how you came to a people you didn’t previously know.

Psalm 35:15

But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop.

2 Samuel 22:44

You have freed me from the feuds among my people;
You have appointed me the head of nations;
a people I had not known serve me.

Psalm 18:43

You have freed me from the feuds among the people;
You have appointed me the head of nations;
a people I had not known serve me.

Psalm 81:5

He set it up as an ordinance for Joseph
when He went throughout the land of Egypt.I heard an unfamiliar language:

Ezekiel 32:9

I will trouble the hearts of many peoples,
when I bring about your destruction
among the nations,
in countries you do not know.

Zechariah 7:14

“I scattered them with a windstorm over all the nations that had not known them, and the land was left desolate behind them, with no one coming or going. They turned a pleasant land into a desolation.”

John 10:5

They will never follow a stranger; instead they will run away from him, because they don’t recognize the voice of strangers.”

2 Corinthians 6:9

as unknown yet recognized;
as dying and look—we live;
as being disciplined yet not killed;

Galatians 1:22

I remained personally unknown to the Judean churches in Christ;

Matthew 25:12

“But he replied, ‘I assure you: I do not know you!’

Luke 13:25

once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’

Luke 13:27

But He will say, ‘I tell you, I don’t know you or where you’re from. Get away from Me, all you workers of unrighteousness!’

Job 8:18

If he is uprooted from his place,
it will deny knowing him, saying, “I never saw you.”

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