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50 Bible Verses about Blindness

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Isaiah 35:5

"Then the eyes of the blind will be opened, and the ears of the deaf unblocked;

Luke 6:39

He also told them a parable: "One blind person can't lead another blind person, can he? Both will fall into a ditch, won't they?

John 9:2

His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that caused him to be born blind?"

John 9:3

Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work might be revealed in him.

Isaiah 42:7

to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

Isaiah 42:16

I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.

Exodus 4:11

Then God asked him, "Who gives a person a mouth? Who makes him unable to speak, or deaf, or able to see, or blind, or lame? Is it not I, the LORD?

Acts 9:9

For three days he couldn't see, and he didn't eat or drink anything.

John 9:1

As he was walking along, he observed a man who had been blind from birth.

John 9:39

Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."

John 9:41

Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."

Mark 10:51

Then Jesus asked him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man told him, "Rabbouni, I want to see again."

John 9:6

After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes

2 Kings 6:18

When the army approached him, Elisha spoke to the LORD, asking him, "LORD, I'm asking you please to afflict this group of people with blindness!" So he afflicted them with blindness, just as Elisha had asked.

Isaiah 42:18

"Listen, you deaf people, and look up, you blind people, so you may see!

John 9:25

But he responded, "I don't know whether he is a sinner or not. The one thing I do know is that I used to be blind and now I can see!"

Matthew 9:27

As Jesus was traveling on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!"

John 9:7

and told him, "Go and wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated "Sent One"). So he went off, washed, and came back seeing.

Romans 11:25

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

Luke 18:35

As Jesus was approaching Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the road begging.

Acts 9:8

When Saul got up off the ground, he couldn't see anything, even though his eyes were open. So his companions took him by the hand and led him into Damascus.

Matthew 9:28

When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus asked them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They told him, "Yes, Lord!"

Zechariah 12:4

At that time,' declares the LORD, "I will strike every horse with panic and every rider with insanity. I will keep my eyes on the house of Judah, but I will blind every horse of the invading armies.

Psalm 3:8

Deliverance comes from the LORD! May your blessing be on your people. Interlude To the Director: With stringed instruments. A Davidic Psalm

Psalm 18:50

He is the one who gives victories to his king; who shows gracious love to his anointed, to David and his seed forever. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Obadiah 1:17

"But there will be a delivered remnant on Mount Zion. There will be holiness, and the house of Jacob will take back their possessions.

Habakkuk 3:13

You marched out to deliver your people, to deliver with your anointed. You struck the head of the house of the wicked; you stripped him naked from head to foot. Interlude

Psalm 44:4

You are my king, God, command victories for Jacob.

Psalm 62:7

I rely on God who is my deliverance and my glory; he is my strong rock, and my refuge is in God.

2 Samuel 22:1

David composed the words of this song to the LORD the very day the LORD delivered him from the domination of all of his enemies, including from Saul's hands.

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Blindness » Example of spiritual

Isaiah 59:10

Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Matthew 23:19

You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy?

Blindness » Healed

Mark 10:46

Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus, his disciples, and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus (that is, the son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road.

Mark 8:22

As they came to Bethsaida, some people brought a blind man to Jesus and begged him to touch him.

Matthew 9:27

As Jesus was traveling on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!"

Matthew 20:30

When two blind men who were sitting by the roadside heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!"

Blindness » The lord opening the eyes of the blind

Isaiah 42:5-7

This is what God says the God who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its produce, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk in it: "I've called you in righteousness. I'll take hold of your hand. I'll preserve you and appoint you as a covenant to the people, as a light for the nations, to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

Matthew 11:4-5

Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John what you hear and observe: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.

Luke 7:22

So he answered them, "Go and tell John what you have observed and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear again, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.

Luke 24:44-47

Then he told them, "These are the words that I spoke to you while I was still with you that everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms had to be fulfilled." Then he opened their minds so that they might understand the Scriptures. He told them, "This is how it is written: the Messiah was to suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, read more.
and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Blindness » From old age

Genesis 27:1

Eventually, Isaac grew so old that he could not see. One day, he called his eldest son Esau. "My son," he called out to him.

Genesis 48:10

Now Israel's eyesight had become poor from age. Because he couldn't see well, Joseph brought them close to him, and Israel kissed them both and embraced them.

1 Samuel 3:2

At that time Eli, whose vision was growing dim, was lying down in his bedroom.

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was 98 years old, and his vision had failed.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

when that day comes, the palace guards will tremble, strong men will stoop down, women grinders will cease because they are few, and the sight of those who peer through the lattice will grow dim.

Blindness » Spiritual, inflicted (judicial)

Isaiah 6:10

Dull the mind of this people, deafen their ears, and blind their eyes. By doing so, they won't see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their minds, turn back, and be healed."

Isaiah 29:10

For the LORD has poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep he has closed your eyes, you prophets, he has covered your heads, you seers!"

Mark 4:12

so that "they may see clearly but not perceive, and they may hear clearly but not understand, otherwise they might turn around and be forgiven.'"

John 12:40

"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, so that they might not perceive with their eyes, and understand with their mind and turn, and I would heal them."

Romans 11:25

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

Blindness » Those that walk in darkness

1 John 2:11

But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

John 11:9-10

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if anyone walks at night he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going. As long as you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light." After Jesus had said this, he went away and hid from them.

Ephesians 4:17-18

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.

1 John 1:5-6

This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all! If we claim that we have fellowship with him but keep living in darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.

Blindness » Who is blind

Ephesians 4:17-18

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.

2 Corinthians 3:13-15

not like Moses, who kept covering his face with a veil to keep the people of Israel from gazing at the end of what was fading away. However, their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil is still there when they read the old covenant. Only in union with the Messiah is that veil removed. Yet even to this day, when Moses is read, a veil covers their hearts.

2 Peter 1:1-9

From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah. May grace and peace be yours in abundance through full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord! His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the full knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence. read more.
Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires. For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge, your knowledge with self-control, your self-control with endurance, your endurance with godliness, your godliness with brotherly kindness, and your brotherly kindness with love. For if you possess these qualities, and if they continue to increase among you, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in attaining a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah. For the person who lacks these qualities is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing that he has received from his past sins.

Blindness » Blind guides

Isaiah 56:9-12

"All you wild animals, come and devour even all of you wild animals. His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep! Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one. read more.
""Come!' they say, "let's have some wine, and let's fill ourselves with strong drink! Then, tomorrow will be like today, or even much better!'"

Matthew 15:12-14

Then the disciples came and asked him, "Do you realize that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this statement?" He replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be pulled up by the roots. Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If one blind person leads another blind person, both will fall into a ditch."

Matthew 23:16-26

"How terrible it will be for you, blind guides! You say, "Whoever swears an oath by the sanctuary is excused, but whoever swears an oath by the gold of the sanctuary must keep his oath.' You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy? Again you say, "Whoever swears an oath by the altar is excused, but whoever swears by the gift that is on it must keep his oath.' read more.
You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy? Therefore, the one who swears an oath by the altar swears by it and by everything on it. The one who swears an oath by the sanctuary swears by it and by the one who lives there. And the one who swears an oath by heaven swears by God's throne and by the one who sits on it. "How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others. You blind guides! You filter out a gnat, yet swallow a camel! "How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but on the inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so that its outside may also be clean.

Luke 6:39

He also told them a parable: "One blind person can't lead another blind person, can he? Both will fall into a ditch, won't they?

Blindness » Physical, inflicted

Genesis 19:11

and blinded the men who were at the entrance of the house, from the least important to the greatest, so they were unable to find the doorway.

2 Kings 6:18

When the army approached him, Elisha spoke to the LORD, asking him, "LORD, I'm asking you please to afflict this group of people with blindness!" So he afflicted them with blindness, just as Elisha had asked.

Acts 9:8

When Saul got up off the ground, he couldn't see anything, even though his eyes were open. So his companions took him by the hand and led him into Damascus.

Acts 13:11

The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand.

Blindness » What blinds people

1 John 2:11

But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Deuteronomy 16:19

You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.

Blindness » Who blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

So if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are dying. In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

Blindness » Miraculous healing of

Matthew 21:14

Blind and lame people came to him in the Temple, and he healed them.

Matthew 9:27-30

As Jesus was traveling on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!" When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus asked them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They told him, "Yes, Lord!" Then he touched their eyes and said, "According to your faith, let it be done for you!" read more.
And their eyes were opened. Then Jesus sternly told them, "See to it that nobody knows about this."

Blindness » Of animals » Sacrifice

Leviticus 22:22

You are not to bring to the LORD an offering that is blind, fractured, mutilated, or infected with ulcers, scurvy, or scales. You are not to present any of them as an offering made by fire on the altar for the LORD.

Deuteronomy 15:21

If it has a blemish lameness, blindness, or any kind of defect you must not sacrifice it to the LORD your God.

Malachi 1:8

When you bring blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you sacrifice crippled or diseased animals, is that not wrong? Offer that to your governor would he be pleased with you or receive you favorably?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Blindness » If the blind lead the blind

Matthew 15:12-14

Then the disciples came and asked him, "Do you realize that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this statement?" He replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be pulled up by the roots. Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If one blind person leads another blind person, both will fall into a ditch."

Luke 6:39

He also told them a parable: "One blind person can't lead another blind person, can he? Both will fall into a ditch, won't they?

Blindness » The miraculous healing of bartimaeus

Mark 10:46-52

Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus, his disciples, and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus (that is, the son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road. When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was there, he began to shout, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!" Many people sternly told him to be quiet, but he started shouting even louder, "Son of David, have mercy on me!" read more.
So Jesus stopped and said, "Call him!" So they called the blind man and told him, "Have courage! Get up. He's calling you." He threw off his coat, jumped up, and went to Jesus. Then Jesus asked him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man told him, "Rabbouni, I want to see again." Jesus told him, "Go. Your faith has made you well." At once the man could see again, and he began to follow Jesus down the road.

Matthew 20:30-34

When two blind men who were sitting by the roadside heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!" When the crowd told them harshly to be silent, they shouted even louder, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!" Jesus stopped and called them, saying, "What do you want me to do for you?" read more.
They told him, "Lord, we want to be able to see!" Then Jesus, deeply moved with compassion, touched their eyes, and at once they could see again. So they followed him.

Blindness » The place where there is no vision

Blindness » Syrians

2 Kings 6:18-23

When the army approached him, Elisha spoke to the LORD, asking him, "LORD, I'm asking you please to afflict this group of people with blindness!" So he afflicted them with blindness, just as Elisha had asked. Then Elisha told the army, "This isn't the way, and this isn't the city! Follow me, and I'll bring you to the man you're seeking." Then he led them to Samaria. When they arrived in Samaria, Elisha asked the LORD, "Enable them to see again." So the LORD did so, and there they were right in the middle of Samaria! read more.
When the king of Israel saw Elisha, he asked him, "Shall I execute them, my father?" But he replied, "No! You're not to kill them! Would you execute those whom you've taken captive at the point of a sword or with your bow? Give them food and water so they can eat and drink. Then send them back to their master!" So he prepared a large festival for them, and when they had finished eating and drinking, he sent them back to their master, and marauding gangs of Arameans never came into the territory of Israel again.

Blindness » The miraculous healing of a man of bethsaida

Mark 8:22-25

As they came to Bethsaida, some people brought a blind man to Jesus and begged him to touch him. Jesus took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village. He spit into his eyes, placed his hands on him, and asked him, "Do you see anything?" The man looked up and said, "I see people, but they look like trees walking around." read more.
Then Jesus placed his hands on the man's eyes again, and he saw clearly. His sight was restored, and he saw everything perfectly, even from a distance.

Blindness » Instances of » israelites

Blindness » The miraculous healing of a man born blind

John 9:1-7

As he was walking along, he observed a man who had been blind from birth. His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that caused him to be born blind?" Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work might be revealed in him. read more.
I must do the work of the one who sent me while it is day. Night is approaching, when no one can work. As long as I'm in the world, I'm the light of the world." After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes and told him, "Go and wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated "Sent One"). So he went off, washed, and came back seeing.

Blindness » Instances of » Ahijah

1 Kings 14:4

So that's what Jeroboam's wife did. She got up, went to Shiloh, and found Ahijah's home. Ahijah was blind, because his eyes could not focus due to his age.

Blindness » Instances of » jacob

Genesis 48:10

Now Israel's eyesight had become poor from age. Because he couldn't see well, Joseph brought them close to him, and Israel kissed them both and embraced them.

Blindness » Instances of » Moab

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, whom he intended to reign after him, and offered him up as a burnt offering on the wall. There subsequently came great anger against Israel, so they abandoned the attack and returned to their homeland.

Blindness » Instances of » Eli

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was 98 years old, and his vision had failed.

Blindness » Miraculously inflicted upon the sodomites

Genesis 19:11

and blinded the men who were at the entrance of the house, from the least important to the greatest, so they were unable to find the doorway.

Blindness » Disqualified for priestly office

Leviticus 21:18

Indeed, any person who has a defect is not to approach the Tent of Meeting the blind, the lame, one who is mutilated in the face or who has a very long limb,

Blindness » Sent as a judgment

Blindness » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:8-9

When Saul got up off the ground, he couldn't see anything, even though his eyes were open. So his companions took him by the hand and led him into Damascus. For three days he couldn't see, and he didn't eat or drink anything.

Blindness » Elymas

Acts 13:11

The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand.

Blindness » Instances of » isaac

Genesis 27:1

Eventually, Isaac grew so old that he could not see. One day, he called his eldest son Esau. "My son," he called out to him.

Blindness » Instances of » Scribes

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Blindness

Matthew 9:27

As Jesus was traveling on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!"

Job 29:15

I served as eyes for the blind and feet for the lame.

Elymas » False prophet » Punished » Blindness

Acts 13:10

and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the occult practitioner (that is the meaning of his name) continued to oppose them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Spiritual » Blindness » Examples of

Isaiah 59:10

Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Matthew 23:19

You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy?

Topics on Blindness

Blindness, Causes Of

1;27;1

Eventually, Isaac grew so old that he could not see. One day, he called his eldest son Esau. "My son," he called out to him.

Blindness, Healings

42;14;13

Instead, when you give a banquet, make it your habit to invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.

Blindness, Symbolic

3;20;4

If the people avoid dealing with that man when he offers his child to Molech that is, if they fail to execute him

Spiritual Blindness, Consequences Of

45;1;20-22

For since the creation of the world God's invisible attributes his eternal power and divine nature have been understood and observed by what he made, so that people are without excuse.

Spiritual Blindness, In Unbelievers

20;4;19

But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over.

Spiritual Blindness, Removal Of

47;4;6

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

Spiritual Blindness, Results Of Sin

25;4;14

people stagger around in the streets like the blind, defiled by blood unclean so that no one is able to touch their clothing.

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