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Theasaurus: Eyes

42 Bible Verses about Eyes

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Matthew 7:3

Why do you stare from without at the very small particle that is in your brother's eye but do not become aware of and consider the beam of timber that is in your own eye?

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye ( your conscience) is sound and fulfilling its office, your whole body is full of light; but when it is not sound and is not fulfilling its office, your body is full of darkness.

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite, first get the beam of timber out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the tiny particle out of your brother's eye.

Deuteronomy 19:21

Your eyes shall not pity: it shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Luke 6:42

Or how can you say to your brother, Brother, allow me to take out the speck that is in your eye, when you yourself do not see the beam that is in your own eye? You actor (pretender, hypocrite)! First take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother's eye.

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the very light in you [your conscience] is darkened, how dense is that darkness!

Luke 6:41

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye but do not notice or consider the beam [of timber] that is in your own eye?

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth to show Himself strong in behalf of those whose hearts are blameless toward Him. You have done foolishly in this; therefore, from now on you shall have wars.

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye is not able to say to the hand, I have no need of you, nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye serves as a trap to ensnare you or is an occasion for you to stumble and sin, pluck it out and throw it away. It is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be cast into hell (Gehenna).

Matthew 18:9

And if your eye causes you to stumble and sin, pluck it out and throw it away from you; it is better (more profitable and wholesome) for you to enter life with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into the hell (Gehenna) of fire.

Proverbs 4:25

Let your eyes look right on [with fixed purpose], and let your gaze be straight before you.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus said the Lord of hosts, after [His] glory had sent me [His messenger] to the nations who plundered you -- "for he who touches you touches the apple or pupil of His eye:

Matthew 13:16

But blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are your eyes because they do see, and your ears because they do hear.

Isaiah 44:18

They do not know or understand, for their eyes God has let become besmeared so that they cannot see, and their minds as well so that they cannot understand.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the Lord's eye is upon those who fear Him [who revere and worship Him with awe], who wait for Him and hope in His mercy and loving-kindness,

1 Corinthians 15:52

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the [sound of the] last trumpet call. For a trumpet will sound, and the dead [in Christ] will be raised imperishable (free and immune from decay), and we shall be changed (transformed).

Revelation 4:8

And the four living creatures, individually having six wings, were full of eyes all over and within [underneath their wings]; and day and night they never stop saying, Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty (Omnipotent), Who was and Who is and Who is to come.

2 Corinthians 4:18

Since we consider and look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal (brief and fleeting), but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting.

From Thematic Bible


Eyes » The jewish women often painted

Jeremiah 4:30

And you [plundered one], when you are made desolate, what will you do? Though you clothe yourself with scarlet, though you deck yourself with ornaments of gold, though you paint your eyelids and make them look farther apart, in vain you beautify yourself. Your lovers (allies) despise you; they seek your life.

Ezekiel 23:40

And furthermore, you have sent for men to come from afar, to whom a messenger was sent; and behold, they came -- "those for whom you washed yourself, painted your eyelids, and decked yourself with ornaments;

2 Kings 9:30

Now when Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it, and she painted her eyes and beautified her head and looked out of [an upper] window.

Eyes » Often put out as a punishment

2 Kings 25:7

And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in double fetters [hands and feet] and carried him to Babylon. [Foretold in Jer. 34:3; Ezek. 12:13.]

Judges 16:21

But the Philistines laid hold of him, bored out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza and bound him with [two] bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

1 Samuel 11:2

But Nahash the Ammonite told them, On this condition I will make a treaty with you, that I thrust out all your right eyes and thus lay disgrace on all Israel.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Weeping

Psalm 88:9

My eye grows dim because of sorrow and affliction. Lord, I have called daily on You; I have spread forth my hands to You.

Job 16:20

My friends scorn me, but my eye pours out tears to God.

Lamentations 1:16

For these things I weep; my eyes overflow with tears, because a comforter, one who could refresh and restore my soul, is far from me. My children are desolate and perishing, for the enemy has prevailed.

Eyes » Not satisfied with seeing

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are weary with toil and all words are feeble; man cannot utter it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the place of destruction) are never satisfied; so [the lust of] the eyes of man is never satisfied.

Eyes » Made red by wine

Genesis 49:12

His eyes are darker and more sparkling than wine, and His teeth whiter than milk.

Proverbs 23:29

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness and dimness of eyes?

Eyes » Illustrative » (open,) of spiritual illumination

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity (idols and idolatry); and restore me to vigorous life and health in Your ways.

Eyes » The jews » Wore their phylacteries between

Matthew 23:5

They do all their works to be seen of men; for they make wide their phylacteries ( small cases enclosing certain Scripture passages, worn during prayer on the left arm and forehead) and make long their fringes [worn by all male Israelites, according to the command].

Exodus 13:16

And it shall be as a reminder upon your hand or as frontlets between your eyes, for by a strong hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt.

Eyes » Punishment for injuring

Exodus 21:26

And if a man hits the eye of his servant or the eye of his maid so that it is destroyed, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

Eyes » Grows dim by age

Genesis 27:1

When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, My son! And he answered him, Here I am.

1 Samuel 3:2

At that time Eli, whose eyesight had dimmed so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Directing

Numbers 10:31

And Moses said, Do not leave us, I pray you; for you know how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and you will serve as eyes for us.

Eyes » God » Opens

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Psalm 146:8

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright in heart and in right standing with Him).

Eyes » The jews » Raised up, in prayer

Psalm 121:1

I will lift up my eyes to the hills [around Jerusalem, to sacred Mount Zion and Mount Moriah] -- "From whence shall my help come?

Psalm 123:1

Unto You do I lift up my eyes, O You Who are enthroned in heaven.

Eyes » A guard to be set on

Proverbs 23:31

Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the wineglass, when it goes down smoothly.

Eyes » The light of the body

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye ( your conscience) is sound and fulfilling its office, your whole body is full of light; but when it is not sound and is not fulfilling its office, your body is full of darkness.

Eyes » Consumed by grief

Psalm 6:7

My eye grows dim because of grief; it grows old because of all my enemies.

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy and be gracious unto me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; with grief my eye is weakened, also my inner self and my body.

Eyes » God » Enlightens

Psalm 13:3

Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; lighten the eyes [of my faith to behold Your face in the pitchlike darkness], lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Ezra 9:8

And now, for a brief moment, grace has been shown us by the Lord our God, Who has left us a remnant to escape and has given us a secure hold in His holy place, that our God may brighten our eyes and give us a little reviving in our bondage.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Seeing

Job 7:8

The eye of him who sees me shall see me no more; while your eyes are upon me, I shall be gone.

Job 28:10

He cuts out channels and passages among the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing.

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The apple or ball

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, in the howling void of the wilderness; He kept circling around him, He scanned him [penetratingly], He kept him as the pupil of His eye.

Eyes » The jews » Not to make baldness between

Eyes » Not satisfied with riches

Ecclesiastes 4:8

Here is one alone -- "no one with him; he neither has child nor brother. Yet there is no end to all his labor, neither is his eye satisfied with riches, neither does he ask, For whom do I labor and deprive myself of good? This is also vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); yes, it is a painful effort and an unhappy business.

Eyes » Illustrative » (anointing with eyesalve,) of healing by the spirit

Eyes » Illustrative » Of the mind

Matthew 6:22-23

The eye is the lamp of the body. So if your eye is sound, your entire body will be full of light. But if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the very light in you [your conscience] is darkened, how dense is that darkness!

Eyes » Consumed by sickness

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Eyes » Sometimes blemished

Leviticus 21:20

Or is a hunchback, or a dwarf, or has a defect in his eye, or has scurvy or itch, or scabs or skin trouble, or has damaged testicles.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Winking

Proverbs 10:10

He who winks with the eye [craftily and with malice] causes sorrow; the foolish of lips will fall headlong but he who boldly reproves makes peace.

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The brow

Leviticus 14:9

But on the seventh day he shall shave all his hair off his head, his beard, his eyebrows, and his [body]; and he shall wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and be clean.

Eyes » God » Made

Eyes » The light of, rejoices the heart

Proverbs 15:30

The light in the eyes [of him whose heart is joyful] rejoices the hearts of others, and good news nourishes the bones.

Eyes » Frequently fair

1 Samuel 16:12

Jesse sent and brought him. David had a healthy reddish complexion and beautiful eyes, and was fine-looking. The Lord said [to Samuel], Arise, anoint him; this is he.

Eyes » Sometimes tender

Eyes » Not evil thing to be set before

Psalm 101:3

I will set no base or wicked thing before my eyes. I hate the work of them who turn aside [from the right path]; it shall not grasp hold of me.

Eyes » The jews » Cast, on the ground in humiliation

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, [merely] standing at a distance, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but kept striking his breast, saying, O God, be favorable (be gracious, be merciful) to me, the especially wicked sinner that I am!

Eyes » God » Formed

Psalm 94:9

He Who planted the ear, shall He not hear? He Who formed the eye, shall He not see?

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The lid

Job 16:16

My face is red and swollen with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death [my eyes are dimmed],

Eyes » Grows dim by sorrow

Job 17:7

My eye has grown dim because of grief, and all my members are [wasted away] like a shadow.

Topics on Eyes

Evil Eyes

41;7;21-23

For from within, [that is] out of the hearts of men, come base and wicked thoughts, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, adultery,

Eyes Cared For

26;23;40

And furthermore, you have sent for men to come from afar, to whom a messenger was sent; and behold, they came -- "those for whom you washed yourself, painted your eyelids, and decked yourself with ornaments;

Eyes Harmed

38;2;8

For thus said the Lord of hosts, after [His] glory had sent me [His messenger] to the nations who plundered you -- "for he who touches you touches the apple or pupil of His eye:

Eyes In Prophecy

66;1;14

His head and His hair were white like white wool, [as white] as snow, and His eyes [flashed] like a flame of fire.

Eyes Opened

1;3;5

For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing the difference between good and evil and blessing and calamity.

Eyes, Affected By

1;27;1

When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, My son! And he answered him, Here I am.

Eyes, Figurative Use

4;24;3

And he took up his [figurative] discourse and said: Balaam son of Beor, the man whose eye is opened [at last, to see clearly the purposes and will of God],

Eyes, Guarded

19;119;37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity (idols and idolatry); and restore me to vigorous life and health in Your ways.

Eyes, Used In Prophecies

18;19;25-27

For I know that my Redeemer and Vindicator lives, and at last He [the Last One] will stand upon the earth.

Eyes, Used Of God

35;1;13

You are of purer eyes than to behold evil and can not look [inactively] upon injustice. Why then do You look upon the plunderer? Why are you silent when the wicked one destroys him who is more righteous than [the Chaldean oppressor] is?

Good Eyes

5;34;7

Moses was 120 years old when he died; his eye was not dim nor his natural force abated.

Lust Of The Eyes

62;2;16

For all that is in the world -- "the lust of the flesh [craving for sensual gratification] and the lust of the eyes [greedy longings of the mind] and the pride of life [assurance in one's own resources or in the stability of earthly things] -- "these do not come from the Father but are from the world [itself].