David J Keyser PhD

God deliberately HIDES AND REVEALS both knowledge and people.

ἀποκαλύπτω (apokalyptō)

Strong: G 601

uncover, to REVEAL, to be disclosed, to be plainly signified, distinctly declared, to be set forth, announced, to be discovered in true character, to be manifested, appear.

κρύπτω (kryptō)

Strong: G2928

to HIDE, conceal, in NT to lay up in store, concealed, secret.

Matthew 11:25    KJV

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast HID these things from the wise and prudent, and hast REVEALED them unto babes.



Matthew 11:27

All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will REVEAL him.  

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not REVEALED it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.   

Luke 2:26

And it was REVEALED unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.

Luke 2:35

(Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be REVEALED.  

Luke 10:21

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast HID these things from the wise and prudent, and hast REVEALED them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.   

Luke 10:22

All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will REVEAL him.

Luke 17:30

Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is REVEALED.     

John 12:38

That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been REVEALED?   

Romans 1:17

For therein is the righteousness of God REVEALED from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.     

Romans 8:18

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be REVEALED in us.     

1 Corinthians 2:10

But God hath REVEALED them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.   

1 Corinthians 14:30

If anything be REVEALED to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace.   

Galatians 1:16

To REVEAL his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:     

Galatians 3:23

But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be REVEALED.

Ephesians 3:5

Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now REVEALED unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;   

Philippians 3:15

Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall REVEAL even this unto you.   

2 Thessalonians 1:7

And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be REVEALED from heaven with his mighty angels,

2 Thessalonians 2:6

And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be REVEALED in his time.     


Isaiah 45:3    KJV

And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and  HIDDEN riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.

Isaiah 48:6

Thou hast heard, see all this; and will not ye declare it? I have shewed thee new things from this time, even  HIDDEN things, and thou didst not know them.

Psalm 17:8

Keep me as the apple of the eye,  HIDE me under the shadow of thy wings,         

Psalm 27:5

For in the time of trouble he shall  HIDE me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he  HIDE me; he shall set me up upon a rock.      

Psalm 31:20

Thou shalt  HIDE them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Psalm 32:7

Thou art my  HIDING place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.

Psalm 119:114

Thou art my  HIDING place and my shield: I hope in thy word.


Habakkuk 3:4

And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the  HIDING of his


Matthew 11:25 (as above)

Matthew 13:33

Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and HID in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.


Matthew 13:44

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure HID in a field; the which when a man hath found, he HIDETH, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

John 8:59

Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus HID himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

John 12:36

While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did  HIDE himself from them.


1 Corinthians 2:7

But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the  HIDDEN wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:

2 Corinthians 4:3

But if our gospel be  HID, it is  HID to them that are lost:


Ephesians 3:9

And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been  HID in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Colossians 1:26

Even the mystery which hath been  HID from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:


Colossians 2:3

In whom are  HID all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.


Colossians 3:3

For ye are dead, and your life is  HID with Christ in God.


1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the  HIDDEN man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Revelation 2:17

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the  HIDDEN manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.