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Deuteronomy 28:28

Yahweh shall afflict you with madness and with blindness and with confusion of heart.

2 Samuel 4:4

(Now Jonathan the son of Saul had a son who [was] crippled in the feet. He [was] five years old when the message of Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel, and his nurse had picked him up and fled. It happened that as she [was] hurrying away to flee, he fell and became crippled. His name [was] Mephibosheth.)

2 Kings 1:2

Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice in his upper room, which [was] in Samaria, and he was injured. So he sent messengers, and he said to them, "Go, inquire of Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron, if I will survive this injury."

Genesis 27:1

And it happened [that] when Isaac [was] old and {his eyesight was weak}, he called Esau his older son and said to him, "My son." And he said to him, "Here I [am]."

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Leviticus 19:14

You shall not curse [the] deaf, and you shall not put a stumbling block {before} a blind person, but you shall revere your God; I [am] Yahweh.

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli [was] {ninety-eight years old} and his eyes {stayed fixed ahead} and he was not able to see.

Deuteronomy 27:18

'Cursed be the one who misleads a blind person on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

2 Samuel 19:35

I [am] eighty years old today. Can I discern between good and bad? Or can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Or can I still hear the voice of singing men and women? Why should your servant be a burden any longer to my lord the king?

Isaiah 42:16

And I will lead the blind by a road they do not know; I will cause [them] to tread on paths they have not known. I will make darkness {in their presence} into light and rough places into level ground. These [are] the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Jeremiah 31:8

Look, I [am] going to bring them from [the] land of [the] north, and I will gather them from [the] remotest part of [the] earth. Among them [the] blind, and [the] lame, [those who are] pregnant, and [those who] give birth, together, a great assembly, they will return here.

Genesis 25:21

And Isaac prayed to Yahweh on behalf of his wife, for she [was] barren. And Yahweh responded to his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Zechariah 8:4

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Old men and old women shall again sit in the public squares of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand {because of great age}.

Micah 4:6-7

"In that day," {declares Yahweh,} "I will assemble the one who limps, and I will gather the one who has been scattered, and [those] whom I have mistreated. And I will make the one who limps a remnant, and the one driven far away a strong nation, and Yahweh will reign over them on Mount Zion from now to forever.

Exodus 23:25-26

And you will serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will remove sickness from among you. There will be no one suffering miscarriage or infertile in your land. I will make full the number of your days.

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, [as he] was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph and worshiped, [leaning] on the top of his staff.

Zephaniah 3:19

Behold, at that time I will deal with all your oppressors; I will save the lame and gather the outcast. I will change them from shame to glory and {renown} throughout the whole world.

Matthew 19:12

For there are eunuchs who were born as such from [their] mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by people, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves [eunuchs] for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who is able to accept [this], let him accept [it]."

Matthew 9:27-33

And [as] Jesus was going away from there, two blind men followed him, crying out and saying, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!" And [when he] came into the house, the blind men approached him, and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to him, "Yes, Lord." Then he touched their eyes, saying, "According to your faith let it be done for you." read more.
And their eyes were opened, and Jesus sternly warned them, saying, "See [that] no one finds out." But they went out [and] spread the report about him in that whole region.

Matthew 9:32-33

Now [as] they were going away, behold, they brought to him a demon-possessed man [who was] unable to speak. And [after] the demon had been expelled, the one who had been mute spoke, and the crowds were astonished, saying, "{This has never been seen before} in Israel!"

John 9:1

And [as he] went away, he saw a man blind from birth.

Matthew 15:29-31

And departing from there, Jesus went along the Sea of Galilee, and he went up on the mountain [and] was sitting there.

Matthew 15:30

And large crowds came to him, having with them [the] mute, blind, lame, crippled, and many others, and they put them down at his feet, and he healed them.

Matthew 15:31

So then the crowd was astonished [when they] saw the mute speaking, the crippled healthy, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing, and they praised the God of Israel.

Isaiah 49:21

Then you will say in your heart, "Who has borne me these?" And, "I [was] bereaved and barren, exiled and thrust away; so who raised these? Look at me! I was left alone; {where have these come from}?"

Isaiah 54:1

"Sing for joy, barren [woman]; [who] has not borne! Burst forth [into] rejoicing and rejoice, [she who] has not been in labor! For [the] children of [the] desolate woman [are] more than [the] children of [the] married woman," says Yahweh.

Acts 14:8

And in Lystra a certain man was sitting powerless in his feet, lame from {birth}, who had never walked.

Mark 7:31-37

And again he went away from the region of Tyre [and] came through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, within the region of the Decapolis. And he took him away from the crowd by himself [and] put his fingers into his ears, and [after] spitting, he touched his tongue. And looking up to heaven, he sighed and said to him, "Ephphatha!" (that is, "Be opened!"). read more.
And his ears were opened and {his difficulty in speaking was removed} and he began to speak normally. And he ordered them that they should say nothing, but as much as he ordered them [not to], they proclaimed [it] even more instead. And they were amazed beyond all measure, saying, "He has done all [things] well! He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak!"

Mark 7:32

And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had difficulty speaking, and they were imploring him that he would place his hand on him.

Luke 1:36

And behold, your relative Elizabeth--she also has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month for her who was called barren.

Judges 1:6-7

And Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued after him; they caught him and cut off {his thumbs and big toes}. Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with {their thumbs and big toes} cut off used to pick up [scraps] under my table; just as I have done, so God has repaid to me. And they brought him [to] Jerusalem, and he died there.

Matthew 21:14

And the blind and the lame came up to him in the temple [courts] and he healed them.

Luke 7:21-23

In that hour he healed many [people] of diseases and suffering and evil spirits, and he granted sight to many blind [people]. And he answered [and] said to them, "Go [and] tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear; the dead are raised, the poor have good news announced to [them]. And whoever is not offended by me is blessed."

Hebrews 11:11

By faith also, {with Sarah}, he received {the ability to procreate} even {past the normal age}, because he regarded the one who had promised [to be] faithful.

Judges 16:21

And [the] Philistines seized him, gouged his eyes, and brought him to Gaza. They tied him up with bronze shackles, and he became a grinder {in the prison}.

Job 29:15

"I was eyes to the blind, and I [was] feet to the lame.

1 Samuel 11:2

But Nahash the Ammonite said to them, "On this [condition] {I will make a treaty} with you, by gouging out the right eye of each of you, so that I can make it a disgrace for all Israel."

Exodus 4:11

And Yahweh said to him, "Who gave a mouth to humankind, or who makes mute or deaf or sighted or blind? [Is it] not I, Yahweh?

2 Kings 6:18

They came down to him, and Elisha prayed to Yahweh and said, "Please strike this people with blindness," so he struck them with blindness as {Elisha had spoken}.

2 Kings 25:7

They slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes; then they blinded the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in bronze fetters and brought him [to] Babylon.

Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all the {needy}.

Luke 14:13-14

But whenever you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they are not able to repay you. For it will be paid back to you at the resurrection of the righteous."

Ezekiel 23:25

And I will direct my zeal against you, and they will deal with you in anger; your nose and your ears they will remove, and {those who are left}, they will fall by the sword, and they will take your sons and your daughters, and {your remnant} will be consumed by fire.

1 Samuel 1:10

She [was] {deeply troubled}, so she prayed to Yahweh and wept bitterly.

Genesis 11:30

And Sarai was barren; she had no child.

1 Kings 15:23

The remainder of the acts of Asa, all of his achievements, all that he did, and the cities which he built, are they not written in the scroll of the events of the days of the kings of Judah? But at the time of his old age, {he developed a foot disease}.

Genesis 16:4

And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And [when] she saw that she had conceived, then her mistress grew small in her eyes.

2 Chronicles 16:12

And in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, he fell {severely} ill in his feet. But even in his illness he did not seek Yahweh, but [only] among the healers.

1 Samuel 1:6

(Now her rival wife would provoke her severely in order to upset her because Yahweh had closed her womb.)

Galatians 4:13-15

But you know that because of an illness of the flesh I proclaimed the gospel to you the first time. And you did not despise or disdain [what was] a trial for you in my flesh, but you welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus. So where [is] your blessing? For I testify to you that, if possible, you would have torn out your eyes [and] given [them] to me!

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there [to] Bethel; as he [was] going up along the way, young boys came out from the city and mocked at him and said to him, "Go up, baldhead; go up, baldhead!"

Genesis 19:11

And the men who [were] at the entrance of the house they struck with blindness, both small and great, and they were unable to find the entrance.

Matthew 12:22

Then a demon-possessed man [who was] blind and mute was brought to him. And he healed him so that the [man who was] mute could speak and see.

John 5:6

Jesus, [when he] saw this one lying [there] and knew that he had [been sick] a long time already, said to him, "Do you want to become well?"

Genesis 32:25

And when he saw that he could not prevail against him, he struck his hip socket, so that Jacob's hip socket was sprained as he wrestled with him.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, because the power is perfected in weakness." Therefore rather I will boast most gladly in my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may reside in me. Therefore I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in calamities, in persecutions and difficulties for the sake of Christ, for whenever I am weak, then I am strong.

Matthew 20:30

And behold, [there were] two blind men sitting beside the road. [When they] heard that Jesus was passing by, they called out, saying, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"

Leviticus 26:16

I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Mark 8:22

And they came to Bethsaida. And they brought to him a blind man and implored him that he would touch him.

1 Kings 13:4

It happened at the moment the king heard the word of the man of God that he cried out against the altar in Bethel, Jeroboam stretched out his hand from the altar, saying, "Seize him!" But his hand which he stretched out to him was paralyzed, and he was not able to draw it back to himself.

2 Kings 15:5

Yahweh struck the king, and he was infected with a skin disease until the day of his death. He lived in a separate house, [while] Jotham the son of the king [was] over the house, governing the people of the land.

Psalm 38:13

But as for me, like [the] deaf I cannot hear, and [I am] like [the] mute [who] cannot open his mouth.

2 Chronicles 21:18-19

And after all this Yahweh afflicted him in his bowels with an illness for [which there was] no cure. And it happened [that] {after many days, at the end of two years}, his bowels came out because of his illness, and he died in terrible agony. And his people did not make a fire for him like the fire for his ancestors.

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Then Uzziah, his censer in hand to burn incense, became angry. And when he became angry with the priests, then leprosy appeared on his forehead in front of the priests in the house of Yahweh at the altar of incense. When Azariah the chief priest and all the priests turned to him, behold, he [was] leprous in the forehead. So they rushed him away from there, and he also hastened to go out, for Yahweh had smitten him. So King Uzziah was leprous until the day of his death, and he lived in a separate house as a leper, for he was cut off from the house of Yahweh. And Jotham his son [was] over the house of the king, judging the people of the land.

Leviticus 21:18

Indeed, any man in whom is a physical defect shall not come near: a blind man or lame or disfigured or deformed,

Luke 1:20

And behold, you will be silent and not able to speak until the day these [things] take place, {because} you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time."

2 Samuel 5:6

The king and his men went to Jerusalem, to the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land. They said to David, "You will not come here, for even the blind and the lame can turn you back, saying, 'David cannot come here.'"

Acts 9:8

So Saul got up from the ground, but [although] his eyes were open he could see nothing. And leading him by the hand, they brought [him] into Damascus.

Acts 13:11

And now behold, the hand of the Lord [is] against you, and you will be blind, not seeing the sun {for a while}. And immediately mist and darkness fell over him, and he was going around looking for [people] to lead [him] by the hand.

Acts 22:11

And as I could not see as a result of the brightness of that light, I arrived in Damascus led by the hand of those who were with me.

Mark 9:17

And one [individual] from the crowd answered him, "Teacher, I brought to you my son who has {a spirit that makes him mute}.