22 Bible Verses about Withheld Knowledge
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Do not boast about tomorrow,
For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
I have seen that nothing is better than that man should be happy in his activities, for that is his lot. For who will bring him to see what will occur after him?
For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?
If no one knows what will happen, who can tell him when it will happen?
Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.
Yet the fool multiplies words. No man knows what will happen, and who can tell him what will come after him?
Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.
But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what time of the night the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.
“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter,
But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
He said, “Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time.
But of that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
And no one in heaven or on the earth or under the earth was able to open the book or to look into it.
When the seven peals of thunder had spoken, I was about to write; and I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up the things which the seven peals of thunder have spoken and do not write them.”
but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die.”
Jesus answered and said to him, “What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter.”
“I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
- Withheld (39 instances)