Spiritual Deafness

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 4:4

They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.

Isaiah 6:10

Dull the minds of these people; deafen their ears and blind their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their minds, turn back, and be healed.

Jeremiah 6:10

Who can I speak to and give such a warning that they will listen? Look, their ear is uncircumcised, so they cannot pay attention. See, the word of the Lord has become contemptible to them- they find no pleasure in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

"Son of man, you are living among a rebellious house. They have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear.

Matthew 13:15

For this people's heart has grown callous; their ears are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn back- and I would cure them.

Acts 28:26

when He said, Go to this people and say: 'You will listen and listen, yet never understand; and you will look and look, yet never perceive.

Deuteronomy 1:45

When you returned, you wept before the Lord, but He didn't listen to your requests or pay attention to you.

Psalm 28:1

Lord, I call to You; my rock, do not be deaf to me. If You remain silent to me, I will be like those going down to the Pit.

Psalm 38:13

I am like a deaf person; I do not hear. I am like a speechless person who does not open his mouth.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, Lord, and listen to my cry for help; do not be silent at my tears. For I am a foreigner residing with You, a sojourner like all my fathers.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind but My servant, or deaf like My messenger I am sending? Who is blind like [My] dedicated one, or blind like the servant of the Lord? Though seeing many things, you do not obey. Though [his] ears are open, he does not listen."

Ezekiel 33:32

Yes, to them you are like a singer of love songs who has a beautiful voice and plays skillfully on an instrument. They hear your words, but they don't obey them.

Ezekiel 37:4

He said to me, "Prophesy concerning these bones and say to them: Dry bones, hear the word of the Lord!

Micah 7:16

Nations will see and be ashamed of all their power. They will put [their] hands over [their] mouths, and their ears will become deaf.

Mark 4:9-12

Then He said, "Anyone who has ears to hear should listen!" When He was alone with the Twelve, those who were around Him asked Him about the parables. He answered them, "The secret does not mean "mystery" in the Eng sense; it means what we can know only by divine revelation. of the kingdom of God has been granted to you, but to those outside, everything comes in parablesread more.
so that they may look and look, yet not perceive; they may listen and listen, yet not understand; otherwise, they might turn back- and be forgiven. "



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