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Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise.
Jeremiah 8:7
Even the stork in the sky knows her seasons. The turtledove, swallow, and crane are aware of their migration, but My people do not know the requirements of the LORD.
but Israel
Isaiah 5:12
At their feasts they have lyre, harp, tambourine, flute, and wine. They do not perceive the LORD's actions, and they do not see the work of His hands.
Isaiah 27:11
When its branches dry out, they will be broken off. Women will come and make fires with them, for they are not a people with understanding. Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them, and their Creator will not be gracious to them.
Isaiah 44:18
Such people do not comprehend and cannot understand, for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see, and their minds so they cannot understand.
Deuteronomy 32:28
Israel is a nation lacking sense with no understanding at all.
Deuteronomy 32:29
If only they were wise, they would figure it out; they would understand their fate.
Psalm 94:8
Pay attention, you stupid people! Fools, when will you be wise?
Jeremiah 4:22
For My people are fools; they do not know Me. They are foolish children, without understanding. They are skilled in doing what is evil, but they do not know how to do what is good.
Jeremiah 9:3-6
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They bent their tongues [like] their bows; lies and not faithfulness prevail in the land, for they proceed from one evil to another, and they do not take Me into account. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
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Everyone has to be on guard against his friend. Don't trust any brother, for every brother will certainly deceive, and every friend spread slander.
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Each one betrays his friend; no one tells the truth. They have taught their tongues to speak lies; they wear themselves out doing wrong.
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You live in [a world] of deception. In [their] deception they refuse to know Me. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
Jeremiah 10:8
They are both senseless and foolish, instructed by worthless idols [made of] wood!
Jeremiah 10:14
Everyone is stupid and ignorant. Every goldsmith is put to shame by [his] carved image, for his cast images are a lie; there is no breath in them.
Matthew 13:13-15
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For this reason I speak to them in parables, because looking they do not see, and hearing they do not listen or understand.
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Isaiah's prophecy is fulfilled in them, which says: You will listen and listen, yet never understand; and you will look and look, yet never perceive.
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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.
Matthew 13:19-15
Romans 1:28
And because they did not think it worthwhile to have God in their knowledge, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.
2 Peter 3:5
They willfully ignore this: long ago the heavens and the earth existed out of water and through water by the word of God.