Bible Study Topic: Ignorance

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for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow.
Job Chapter 8: Verse 9

"Can you fathom the mysteries of God? Can you probe the limits of the Almighty?
They are higher than the heavens,what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave ,what can you know?
Job Chapter 11: Verses 7 - 8

But a witless man can no more become wise than a wild donkey's colt can be born a man.
Job Chapter 11: Verse 12

"But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell?
Man does not comprehend its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living.
Job Chapter 28: Verses 12 - 13

"Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell?
It is hidden from the eyes of every living thing, concealed even from the birds of the air.
Job Chapter 28: Verses 20 - 21

How great is God,beyond our understanding! The number of his years is past finding out.
Job Chapter 36: Verse 26

God's voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding.
Job Chapter 37: Verse 5

Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash?
Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who is perfect in knowledge?
Job Chapter 37: Verses 15 - 16

"Tell us what we should say to him; we cannot draw up our case because of our darkness.
Job Chapter 37: Verse 19

The Almighty is beyond our reach and exalted in power; in his justice and great righteousness, he does not oppress.
Job Chapter 37: Verse 23

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.
Psalms Chapter 139: Verse 6

You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, gain understanding.
Proverbs Chapter 8: Verse 5

She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city,
calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way.
"Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment.
"Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!"
But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.
Proverbs Chapter 9: Verses 14 - 18

It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way.
Proverbs Chapter 19: Verse 2

A man's steps are directed by the LORD. How then can anyone understand his own way?
Proverbs Chapter 20: Verse 24

A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
Proverbs Chapter 22: Verse 3

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.
Proverbs Chapter 27: Verse 1

Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered up the wind in the hollow of his hands? Who has wrapped up the waters in his cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and the name of his son? Tell me if you know!
Proverbs Chapter 30: Verse 4

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 3: Verse 11

The more the words, the less the meaning, and how does that profit anyone?
For who knows what is good for a man in life, during the few and meaningless days he passes through like a shadow? Who can tell him what will happen under the sun after he is gone?
Ecclesiastes Chapter 6: Verses 11 - 12

All this I tested by wisdom and I said, "I am determined to be wise", but this was beyond me.
Whatever wisdom may be, it is far off and most profound, who can discover it?
Ecclesiastes Chapter 7: Verses 23 - 24

For there is a proper time and procedure for every matter, though a man's misery weighs heavily upon him.
Since no man knows the future, who can tell him what is to come?
Ecclesiastes Chapter 8: Verses 6 - 7

then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all his efforts to search it out, man cannot discover its meaning. Even if a wise man claims he knows, he cannot really comprehend it.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 8: Verse 17

Moreover, no man knows when his hour will come: As fish are caught in a cruel net, or birds are taken in a snare, so men are trapped by evil times that fall unexpectedly upon them. Wisdom Better Than Folly
Ecclesiastes Chapter 9: Verse 12

As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 11: Verse 5

I know, O LORD, that a man's life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps.
Jeremiah Chapter 10: Verse 23

Jesus replied, "You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand."
John Chapter 13: Verse 7

He said to them: "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.
Acts Chapter 1: Verse 7

For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Now what you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you.
Acts Chapter 17: Verse 23

In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.
Acts Chapter 17: Verse 30

For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has?
But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.
Romans Chapter 8: Verses 24 - 26

No, we speak of God's secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.
None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
However, as it is written: "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him" ,
but God has revealed it to us by his Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.
1 Corinthians Chapter 2: Verses 7 - 10

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness" ;
1 Corinthians Chapter 3: Verse 19

For we know in part and we prophesy in part,
1 Corinthians Chapter 13: Verse 9

Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.
1 Corinthians Chapter 13: Verse 12

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.
But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
James Chapter 1: Verses 5 - 6

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