7 Bible Verses about

Not Recognising People

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Genesis 27:23

He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands; so he blessed him.

Genesis 38:16

So he turned aside to her by the road, and said, "Here now, let me come in to you"; for he did not know that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, "What will you give me, that you may come in to me?"

Genesis 42:8

But Joseph had recognized his brothers, although they did not recognize him.

Lamentations 4:8

Their appearance is blacker than soot, They are not recognized in the streets; Their skin is shriveled on their bones, It is withered, it has become like wood.

Ruth 3:14

So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor."

Job 2:12

When they lifted up their eyes at a distance and did not recognize him, they raised their voices and wept. And each of them tore his robe and they threw dust over their heads toward the sky.

Matthew 17:12

but I say to you that Elijah already came, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands."

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