Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Corinthians 4:3 in English Standard Version "And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing." Mt 13:15 For this people’s heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’ 1Co 1:18 For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 2Co 2:15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, 2Co 3:14 But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away. 2Th 2:10 and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.