Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Bible References


Matthew 9:30
And their eyes were opened. And Jesus strictly commanded them, saying, "See that no one knows about this."
Psalm 146:8
The LORD opens the eyes of the blind. The LORD raises up those who are bowed down. The LORD loves the righteous.
Isaiah 29:18
In that day, the deaf will hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind will see out of obscurity and out of darkness.
Isaiah 35:4
Tell those who have a fearful heart, "Be strong. Do not be afraid. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God's retribution. He will come and save you.
Isaiah 42:6
"I, the LORD, have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and make you a covenant for the people, as a light for the nations;
Luke 4:18
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,
Luke 7:21
In that hour he cured many of diseases and plagues and evil spirits; and to many who were blind he gave sight.
John 2:23
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in his name, after seeing his signs which he did.
John 3:2
The same came to him by night, and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do, unless God is with him."
John 5:36
But the testimony which I have is greater than that of John, for the works which the Father gave me to accomplish, the very works that I do, testify about me, that the Father has sent me.
John 10:25
Jesus answered them, "I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father's name, these testify about me.
John 14:11
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father is in me; or else believe because of the works themselves.
Acts 2:22
"Men of Israel, hear these words. Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved by God to you by mighty works and wonders and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, even as you yourselves know,
Acts 4:9
if we are examined today concerning a good deed done to a crippled man, by what means this man has been healed,

The lame

Matthew 15:30
Great crowds came to him, having with them the lame, blind, mute, crippled, and many others, and they put them down at his feet; and he healed them.
Matthew 21:14
The blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them.
Acts 3:2
A certain man who was lame from his mother's womb was being carried, whom they put daily at the door of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask gifts for the needy of those who entered into the temple.
Acts 14:8
At Lystra a certain man sat, impotent in his feet, a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked.

The lepers

Matthew 8:1
And when he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him.
Matthew 10:8
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.
2 Kings 5:7
It happened, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man sends to me to heal a man of his leprosy? But please consider and see how he seeks a quarrel against me."

The dead

Matthew 9:24
he said, "Make room, because the girl is not dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.
Luke 7:14
He came near and touched the coffin, and the bearers stood still. He said, "Young man, I tell you, arise."
John 11:43
When he had said this, he shouted with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out."

General references

Jeremiah 5:4
Then I said, "Surely these are poor. They are foolish; for they do not know the way of the LORD, nor the law of their God.
Matthew 9:35
And Jesus went about all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness.
Matthew 21:14
The blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them.
Mark 7:35
Immediately his ears were opened, and the impediment of his tongue was released, and he spoke clearly.
Luke 6:5
He said to them, "The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath."
Luke 7:18
The disciples of John told him about all these things.