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29 Bible Verses about Not Knowing People

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Exodus 1:8

And a new king rose over Egypt who did not know Joseph.

Acts 7:18

until another king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph.

1 Samuel 17:55

Now when Saul saw David going out to meet the Philistine, he said to Abner, the commander of the army, "Whose son [is] this young man, Abner?" And Abner said, "As your soul lives, O king, I do not know."

Isaiah 63:16

For you [are] our father, although Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us. You, Yahweh [are] our father, Our Redeemer from [of] old [is] your name.

Deuteronomy 22:2

And if your countryman [is] not near you or you do not know {who he is}, then you shall bring it {to your household}, and it shall be with you {until your countryman seeks after it}, and you shall return it to him.

Deuteronomy 21:1

"If someone slain is found in the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you to take possession of it [and] [is] lying in the field, [and] it is not known who {killed him},

1 Samuel 25:11

Should I take my bread and my water and my meat which I have slaughtered for my shearers and give [it] to men whom I do not know where they [are] from?

Job 29:16

I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute.

Deuteronomy 28:33

A people that you do not know shall consume the harvest of your land and all your labor, and you will be only oppressed and crushed {for the rest of your lives}.

Deuteronomy 28:36

Yahweh will bring you and your king whom you set up over you to a nation that you or your ancestors have not known, and there you will serve other gods [of] wood and stone.

Jeremiah 9:16

and I will scatter them among the nations that they have not known, they and their ancestors, and I will send the sword after them until I bring them to an end."

Isaiah 55:5

Look! You shall call a nation [that] you do not know, and a nation [that] does not know you shall run to you, because of Yahweh your God, and the holy one of Israel, for he has glorified you."

Ruth 2:11

And Boaz answered and said to her, "All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband was fully told to me. [How] you left your father and mother and the land of your birth, and you went to a people that you did not know {before}.

Psalm 35:15

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together; smiters whom I did not know gathered against me. They tore and did not cease.

2 Samuel 22:44

You delivered me from the strife of my people; you preserved me as the head of the nations. A people I had not known served me.

Psalm 18:43

You rescued me from strife with people; you set me as head (over) nations. People I did not know served me;

Psalm 81:5

He made it a statute in Joseph when he went out against the land of Egypt, [where] I heard a language I did not know.

Ezekiel 32:9

"And I will disturb [the] hearts of many peoples at my bringing [about] your captivity among the nations, to countries that you do not know.

Zechariah 7:14

'And I scattered them with a wind among all the nations that they had not known; the land was made desolate behind them-- no one crossing through [it] or returning--and they made the desirable land a desolation.'"

John 10:5

And they will never follow a stranger, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers."

2 Corinthians 6:9

as unknown and [yet] known completely, as dying, and behold, we go on living, as disciplined, and [yet] not put to death,

Galatians 1:22

but I was unknown {in person} to the churches of Judea [that are] in Christ,

Matthew 25:12

But he answered [and] said, 'Truly I say to you, I do not know you!'

Luke 13:25

when once the master of the house has gotten up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock [on] the door, saying, 'Lord, open [the door] for us!' And he will answer [and] say to you, 'I do not know where you are from!'

Luke 13:27

And he will reply, saying to you, 'I do not know where you are from! Go away from me, all [you] {evildoers}!'

Job 8:18

If he destroys him from his place, then it deceives him, [saying], 'I have never seen you.'