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Theasaurus: Eyes

42 Bible Verses about Eyes

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Matthew 7:3

"Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye but fail to notice the beam in your own eye?

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness.

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."

Deuteronomy 19:21

Your eyes must not show pity life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot."

Luke 6:42

How can you say to your brother, "Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you don't see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you'll see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."

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!"

Luke 6:41

"Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye but fail to notice the beam in your own eye?

2 Chronicles 16:9

The LORD's eyes keep on roaming throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts completely belong to him, so that he may strongly support them. But because you have acted foolishly in this, from now on you will have wars."

1 Corinthians 12:21

The eye cannot say to the hand, "I don't need you," or the head to the feet, "I don't need you."

Matthew 18:9

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell fire.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, asking the LORD, "Please make him able to really see!" And so when the LORD enabled the young man to see, he looked, and there was the mountain, filled with horses and fiery chariots surrounding Elisha!

Psalm 119:18

Open my eyes so that I will observe amazing things from your instruction.

Zechariah 2:8

For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In pursuit of glory I was sent to the nations who plundered you, because whoever injures you injures the pupil of my eye.

Isaiah 44:18

They don't realize; they don't understand, because their eyes are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds, too, so they cannot understand.

1 Corinthians 15:52

in a moment, faster than an eye can blink, at the sound of the last trumpet. Indeed, that trumpet will sound, and then the dead will be raised never to decay, and we will be changed.

Revelation 4:8

Each of the four living creatures had six wings and were full of eyes inside and out. Without stopping day or night they were saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, who is, and who is coming."

2 Corinthians 4:18

because we do not look for things that can be seen but for things that cannot be seen. For things that can be seen are temporary, but things that cannot be seen are eternal.

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Eyes » The jewish women often painted

Jeremiah 4:30

You are ruined! What are you doing dressing in scarlet, putting on golden ornaments, and highlighting your eyes with makeup? You are making yourself beautiful in vain. Your lovers reject you they're out to kill you.

Ezekiel 23:40

"In addition, they sent messengers for men to come from afar. When they arrived, you bathed yourself for them, painted your eyes, adorned yourself with jewelry,

2 Kings 9:30

As soon as Jehu arrived at Jezreel, Jezebel adorned her eyes, arranged her hair, and peered out a window.

Eyes » Often put out as a punishment

2 Kings 25:7

They executed Zedekiah's sons in his presence, blinded Zedekiah, bound him with bronze chains, and transported him to Babylon.

Judges 16:21

Then the Philistines grabbed him, gouged out his eyes, brought him down to Gaza, tied him up in bronze chains, and made him grind grain in their prison.

1 Samuel 11:2

Nahash the Ammonite told them, "I'll make a covenant with you on the condition that I gouge out the right eye of every one of you and so bring disgrace on all Israel."

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Weeping

Psalm 88:9

My eyes languish on account of my affliction; all day long I call out to you, LORD, I spread out my hands to you.

Job 16:20

My friends mock me, while my eyes overflow with tears to God,

Lamentations 1:16

Because of all this, I weep; my eyes stream with tears because far from me is the comforter of my soul. My children are sorrowful, because the enemy has won.

Eyes » Not satisfied with seeing

Ecclesiastes 1:8

Everything is wearisome, more than man is able to express. The eye is never satisfied by seeing, nor the ear by hearing.

Eyes » Made red by wine

Genesis 49:12

His eyes are darker than wine and his teeth whiter than milk."

Proverbs 23:29

Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes?

Eyes » Illustrative » (open,) of spiritual illumination

Psalm 119:18

Open my eyes so that I will observe amazing things from your instruction.

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.

Eyes » The jews » Wore their phylacteries between

Matthew 23:5

"They do everything to be seen by people. They increase the size of their phylacteries and lengthen the tassels of their garments.

Exodus 13:16

It is to be a sign on your hand and an emblem on your forehead, because the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a strong show of force.'"

Eyes » Punishment for injuring

Exodus 21:26

"If a man strikes the eye of his male or female servant and destroys it, he is to release him as a free man in exchange for his eye.

Eyes » Grows dim by 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.

1 Samuel 3:2

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

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Directing

Numbers 10:31

Then Moses responded, "Please don't leave us now, since you know where we can camp in the wilderness. You could be our guide.

Eyes » God » Opens

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, asking the LORD, "Please make him able to really see!" And so when the LORD enabled the young man to see, he looked, and there was the mountain, filled with horses and fiery chariots surrounding Elisha!

Eyes » The jews » Raised up, in prayer

Psalm 121:1

I lift up my eyes toward the mountains from where will my help come?

Psalm 123:1

To you, who sit enthroned in heaven, I lift up my eyes.

Eyes » A guard to be set on

Proverbs 23:31

Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

Eyes » The light of the body

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness.

Eyes » Consumed by grief

Psalm 6:7

My eyesight has faded because of grief, it has dimmed because of all my enemies.

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eyes have been consumed by my grief along with my soul and my body.

Eyes » God » Enlightens

Psalm 13:3

Look at me! Answer me, LORD, my God! Give light to my eyes! Otherwise, I will sleep in death;

Ezra 9:8

Though now, for a moment, grace has been shown from the LORD our God, leaving a few survivors to escape, and providing us a secure hold in his Holy Place, so that our God might enlighten us and give us relief from our servitude.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Seeing

Job 7:8

The eyes of the one who sees me won't see me anymore; your eyes will look for me but I won't be around!

Job 28:10

He cuts a channel through the rocks, while his eyes search for anything of value.

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

Deuteronomy 32:10

The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye.

Eyes » The jews » Not to make baldness between

Eyes » Not satisfied with riches

Ecclesiastes 4:8

Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.

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 healthy, your whole body will be full of light. 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!"

Eyes » Consumed by sickness

Leviticus 26:16

then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

Eyes » Sometimes blemished

Leviticus 21:20

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Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Winking

Proverbs 10:10

Those who wink their eyes are trouble makers, and the mocking fool will be brought down.

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The brow

Leviticus 14:9

On the seventh day, he is to shave the hair on his head, chin, back, and eyebrows. After he has shaved all his hair, washed his clothes, and bathed himself with water, then he will be clean."

Eyes » God » Made

Eyes » The light of, rejoices the heart

Eyes » Frequently fair

1 Samuel 16:12

So he sent and brought him. He had a dark, healthy complexion, with beautiful eyes, and he was handsome. The LORD said, "Get up and anoint him, for this is the one."

Eyes » Sometimes tender

Eyes » Not evil thing to be set before

Psalm 101:3

I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.

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

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

Eyes » God » Formed

Psalm 94:9

The one who formed the ear can hear, can he not? The one who made the eyes can see, can he not?

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The lid

Job 16:16

My face is red from my tears, and dark shadows encircle my eyelids,

Eyes » Grows dim by sorrow

Topics on Eyes

Evil Eyes

41;7;21-23

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Eyes Cared For

26;23;40

"In addition, they sent messengers for men to come from afar. When they arrived, you bathed yourself for them, painted your eyes, adorned yourself with jewelry,

Eyes Harmed

38;2;8

For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In pursuit of glory I was sent to the nations who plundered you, because whoever injures you injures the pupil of my eye.

Eyes In Prophecy

66;1;14

His head and his hair were white like wool, in fact, as white as snow. His eyes were like flames of fire,

Eyes Opened

1;3;5

"Even God knows that on the day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you'll become like God, knowing good and evil."

Eyes, Affected By

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.

Eyes, Figurative Use

4;24;3

Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "A declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.

Eyes, Guarded

19;119;37

Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.

Eyes, Used In Prophecies

18;19;25-27

"As for me, I know that my Vindicator is alive; And he, the Last One, will take his stand on the soil.

Eyes, Used Of God

35;1;13

Your eyes are too pure to gaze upon evil; and you cannot tolerate wickedness. So why do you tolerate the treacherous? And why do you stay silent while the wicked devour those who are more righteous than they are?

Good Eyes

5;34;7

Moses was 120 years old when he died. His eyesight wasn't impaired and he was still vigorous and strong.

Lust Of The Eyes

62;2;16

For everything that is in the world the desire for fleshly gratification, the desire for possessions, and worldly arrogance is not from the Father but is from the world.

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