Blindness: Spiritual
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5186. tuphloo -- to blind, to make blind
... from 5187 , "having a cloudy perspective," see dictionary) -- properly, blowing
smoke which causes (spiritual) blindness, ie experiencing "clouded vision." See ...
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4656. skotoo -- to darken
... or met.) I darken. Cognate: 4656 -- to darken; (figuratively) to produce a of
moral, spiritual darkness (obscurity, blindness). See 4654 (). ...
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5187. tuphoo -- to be conceited, foolish
... up the air; (figuratively) having a cloudy (muddled) mind-set, ie moral blindness
resulting from poor judgment which brings further loss of spiritual perception ...
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Spiritual Blindness.
... XVI. SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS. ... So the blindness that happened to Israel, and arrested
their spiritual growth, may be happening no less to any of us. ...
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Whether God is the Cause of Spiritual Blindness and Hardness of ...
of spiritual blindness and hardness of heart? Objection 1 ...
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Whether Blindness and Hardness of Heart are Directed to the ...
... related by Augustine (De Quaest. Evang. iii). Therefore God turns all blindness
to the spiritual welfare of those who are blinded. ...
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Whether Blindness of Mind and Dulness of Sense Arise from Sins of ...
... Therefore blindness of mind and dulness of sense are caused by spiritual rather
than by carnal vices. On the contrary, Gregory says (Moral. ...
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Whether Dulness of Sense is a Sin Distinct from Blindness of Mind?
... dulness of sense in connection with understanding denotes a certain weakness of
the mind as to the consideration of spiritual goods; while blindness of mind ...
/.../ theologica/whether dulness of sense is.htm

Attempts of the Sanhedrim to Corrupt and Alarm the Restored Blind ...
... blinded by involuntary ignorance, but conscious of it, humbly accepted the spiritual
light that ... Able to see, but not willing, their blindness was their guilt.). ...
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Sin is Spiritual Slavery
... itself of an unforced act of self-will, and therefore is as truly guilt as any other
result or product of self-will,"as spiritual blindness, or spiritual ...
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Miracles of Healing
... And while the blindness is primarily in regard to spiritual and religious truths,
it is not confined to these, but wherever spiritual blindness has fallen, the ...
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But Nevertheless, in These Condemners of Rabbinic Blindness, St. . ...
... If it now be asked, whence, or from what, comes all this spiritual blindness, which
from age to age thus mistakes and defeats all the gracious designs of God ...
/.../address 160 0 0 but nevertheless in.htm

The Interior Castle, or The Mansions
... Beggar, likeness of; IV. iii.5. Beginners, II. i. passim. Bethsaida, the blind
man at the pool of; I. i.10. Blindness, spiritual, VI. iv.15. ...
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Exodus 5:2
And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
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Deuteronomy 29:4
Yet the LORD has not given you an heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.
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Deuteronomy 32:28,29
For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.
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Judges 16:20
And she said, The Philistines be on you, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. And he knew not that the LORD was departed from him.
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Job 21:14
Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.
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Job 22:13,14
And you say, How does God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?
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Psalm 10:5,6
His ways are always grievous; your judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffs at them.
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Psalm 14:1,4
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.
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Psalm 73:2-28
But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well near slipped.
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Psalm 79:6
Pour out your wrath on the heathen that have not known you, and on the kingdoms that have not called on your name.
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Psalm 82:5
They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
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Psalm 92:6
A brutish man knows not; neither does a fool understand this.
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Psalm 94:7,8
Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
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Psalm 95:10
Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
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Psalm 119:18
Open you my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.
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Proverbs 1:7,22,29,30
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
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Proverbs 4:19
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
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Proverbs 7:7-23
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
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Proverbs 10:21
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
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Proverbs 13:18
Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.
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Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
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Proverbs 17:16
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart to it?
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Proverbs 19:2,3
Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hastens with his feet sins.
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Proverbs 28:5
Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.
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Ecclesiastes 7:25
I applied my heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:
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Isaiah 1:3
The ox knows his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel does not know, my people does not consider.
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Isaiah 5:13,20
Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.
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Isaiah 6:9,10
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear you indeed, but understand not; and see you indeed, but perceive not.
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Isaiah 9:2
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, on them has the light shined.
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Isaiah 26:10,11
Let favor be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.
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Isaiah 27:11
When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.
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Isaiah 28:13,15
But the word of the LORD was to them precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
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Isaiah 29:10-12
For the LORD has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers has he covered.
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Isaiah 40:21,27,28
Have you not known? have you not heard? has it not been told you from the beginning? have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
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Isaiah 42:6,7,18-20
I the LORD have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and give you for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
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Isaiah 44:18-20
They have not known nor understood: for he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
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Isaiah 48:8
Yes, you heard not; yes, you knew not; yes, from that time that your ear was not opened: for I knew that you would deal very treacherously, and were called a transgressor from the womb.
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Isaiah 53:1
Who has believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
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Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
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Isaiah 60:2
For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise on you, and his glory shall be seen on you.
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Jeremiah 2:8
The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.
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Jeremiah 4:22
For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are silly children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
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Jeremiah 5:4,5,21
Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the LORD, nor the judgment of their God.
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Jeremiah 8:7-9
Yes, the stork in the heaven knows her appointed times; and the turtle and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
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Jeremiah 9:3,6
And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, said the LORD.
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Jeremiah 16:10
And it shall come to pass, when you shall show this people all these words, and they shall say to you, Why has the LORD pronounced all this great evil against us? or what is our iniquity? or what is our sin that we have committed against the LORD our God?
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Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
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Ezekiel 12:2
Son of man, you dwell in the middle of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house.
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Daniel 12:10
Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
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Hosea 4:1,6,14
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
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Hosea 5:4
They will not frame their doings to turn to their God: for the spirit of prostitutions is in the middle of them, and they have not known the LORD.
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Hosea 7:11
Ephraim also is like a silly dove without heart: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.
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Amos 9:10
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The evil shall not overtake nor prevent us.
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Micah 4:12
But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.
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Matthew 5:15,16
Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it gives light to all that are in the house.
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Matthew 6:23
But if your eye be evil, your whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you be darkness, how great is that darkness!
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Matthew 13:13-16,19
Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
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Matthew 15:14
Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
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Matthew 16:3
And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O you hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky; but can you not discern the signs of the times?
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Matthew 22:29
Jesus answered and said to them, You do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.
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Matthew 23:16-24,26
Woe to you, you blind guides, which say, Whoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!
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Mark 4:11,12,15
And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
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Mark 6:52
For they considered not the miracle of the loaves: for their heart was hardened.
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Mark 7:18
And he said to them, Are you so without understanding also? Do you not perceive, that whatever thing from without enters into the man, it cannot defile him;
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Mark 12:24
And Jesus answering said to them, Do you not therefore err, because you know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
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Luke 4:18
The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
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Luke 8:10,12
And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
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Luke 11:52
Woe to you, lawyers! for you have taken away the key of knowledge: you entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in you hindered.
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Luke 12:48,57
But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
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Luke 19:42
Saying, If you had known, even you, at least in this your day, the things which belong to your peace! but now they are hid from your eyes.
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Luke 23:34
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.
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John 1:5,10
And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
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John 3:4,7,9-12,19,20,31
Nicodemus said to him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
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John 4:10,11,15,22
Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink; you would have asked of him, and he would have given you living water.
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John 6:52,60
The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
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John 7:28
Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, You both know me, and you know from where I am: and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom you know not.
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John 8:12,15,19,27,33,42,43,52,54, 55,57
Then spoke Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
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John 9:29-39
We know that God spoke to Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from where he is.
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John 12:38-41
That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke, Lord, who has believed our report? and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
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John 14:17
Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it sees him not, neither knows him: but you know him; for he dwells with you, and shall be in you.
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John 15:21
But all these things will they do to you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
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John 16:2,3
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service.
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John 17:25
O righteous Father, the world has not known you: but I have known you, and these have known that you have sent me.
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Acts 3:17
And now, brothers, I know that through ignorance you did it, as did also your rulers.
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Acts 13:27
For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.
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Acts 17:23
For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I to you.
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Acts 19:2
He said to them, Have you received the Holy Ghost since you believed? And they said to him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
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Acts 26:18
To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
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Romans 1:19-22
Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God has showed it to them.
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Romans 2:4
Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
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Romans 11:25
For I would not, brothers, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.
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1 Corinthians 1:18,20,21
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God.
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1 Corinthians 2:8,14,15
Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
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1 Corinthians 15:34
Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.
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2 Corinthians 3:14,15
But their minds were blinded: for until this day remains the same veil not taken away in the reading of the old testament; which veil is done away in Christ.
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2 Corinthians 4:3,4,6
But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
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Galatians 4:8
However, then, when you knew not God, you did service to them which by nature are no gods.
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Ephesians 4:18
Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:
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Ephesians 5:8
For you were sometimes darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
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Colossians 1:13
Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
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1 Thessalonians 4:4,5
That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor;
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1 Thessalonians 5:4-7
But you, brothers, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
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2 Thessalonians 1:8
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
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2 Thessalonians 2:1,12
Now we beseech you, brothers, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together to him,
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2 Timothy 3:7
Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
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Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.
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Hebrews 5:11,12
Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing you are dull of hearing.
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1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
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1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light;
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2 Peter 1:9
But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.



Blindness of Animals, Disqualified for a Sacrifice

Blindness: Ahijah

Blindness: Disqualified for Priestly office

Blindness: Eli

Blindness: Elymas

Blindness: Isaac

Blindness: Israelites

Blindness: Jacob

Blindness: Miraculous Healing of

Blindness: Miraculously Inflicted Upon the Sodomites

Blindness: Moab

Blindness: Saul of Tarsus

Blindness: Scribes

Blindness: Sent As a Judgment

Blindness: Spiritual

Blindness: Syrians

Blindness: The Miraculous Healing of a Man Born Blind

Blindness: The Miraculous Healing of a Man of Bethsaida

Blindness: The Miraculous Healing of Bartimaeus

Spiritual Blindness is Consistent With Communion With God

Spiritual Blindness of Ministers, Fatal to Themselves and to the People

Spiritual Blindness: A Work of the Devil

Spiritual Blindness: Christ Appointed to Remove

Spiritual Blindness: Christ's Ministers are Lights to Remove

Spiritual Blindness: Churches of Laodicea

Spiritual Blindness: Explained

Spiritual Blindness: Israel

Spiritual Blindness: Judicially Inflicted

Spiritual Blindness: Leads to all Evil

Spiritual Blindness: Pray for the Removal of

Spiritual Blindness: Removal of, Illustrated

Spiritual Blindness: Saints are Delivered From

Spiritual Blindness: Scribes and Pharisees

Spiritual Blindness: The Effect of Sin

Spiritual Blindness: The Self-Righteous are In

Spiritual Blindness: The Wicked are In

Spiritual Blindness: The Wicked Wilfully Guilty of

Spiritual Blindness: Unbelief, the Effect of

Spiritual Blindness: Uncharitableness, a Proof of

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