Deuteronomy 29:4 To this day, the Lord has not given you a mind to understand or eyes to see or ears to hear.

Deuteronomy 32:28-29 The Israelites are a nation devoid of good counsel, they lack proper understanding. If only they had the wisdom to discern what their end is to be!

Isaiah 6:9-10 The Lord said to the Israelites: However hard you listen, you will never understand, however hard you look, you will never perceive. My people’s wits are dulled; they have stopped their ears and closed their eyes, so now they cannot hear, see or understand how they could be healed.   Matthew 13:13

Isaiah 29:9-11 If you confuse yourselves, you will stay ignorant, for the Lord has poured on you a spirit of deep stupor and you have no prophets now. The prophetic Word has become for you like the words in a sealed book.

Isaiah 48:6-8 You have heard what I have said; consider it well, it is the truth. From now on, I will show you new things….because your understanding has been blocked.

Isaiah 56:10-11 The watchmen of Israel are blind and dumb. They understand nothing, all of them going their own way and intent on their own gain.

Jeremiah 23:20 The Lord’s anger is not to be turned aside until He has fully accomplished His purposes. In days to come, you will truly understand.

Psalm 53:4-5 Have they no understanding, those evildoers who make trouble for My people, those who refuse to acknowledge the true God.

Psalm 119:169 Let my cry of joy reach You, Lord and give me understanding as You have promised.

Isaiah 43:8 Bring forward My people, those who have eyes, but are blind. Have ears but, cannot hear.

Ezekiel 12:2 These people cannot see or hear the Word, because they are rebellious.

Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak, to whom give warning? The people are incapable of listening, for they treat the Lord’s Word as a reproach.

Jeremiah 33:3 If you call to Me, I shall answer and tell you of great and mysterious things, of which you are still unaware.

Daniel 2:22 God reveals deep mysteries, He knows all things.

Daniel 12:4-9 Keep the Words secret until the time of the end, many will search hard to find this knowledge, but will not succeed.

Isaiah 29:23-24 …when My people see what I have done in their midst, then they will praise their Maker and regard the Lord with awe and the confused will gain understanding and the obstinate will accept instruction.  Isaiah 35:5-6

Isaiah 42:18-19 You that are deaf hear now! You that are blind, look and see!

Isaiah 32:3-4 Then My people will see and hear clearly, those who could not ‘see it’ or ‘hear the prophetic message’, will finally understand and know the truth.

2 Peter 1:19 You will do well to study the Words of the prophets, They will shine like a lamp into a dark place to illuminate your mind.

Matthew 11:25….Father, You hide these things from the learned and the wise and reveal them to the uneducated.

                                                                           Ref. REB. Some verses abridged.