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42 Bible Verses about Eyes

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Matthew 7:3

And why dost thou behold the mote that is in thy brother's eye but dost not consider the beam that is in thine own eye?

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye; therefore when thine eye is sincere, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

Matthew 7:5

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou be able to see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

Deuteronomy 19:21

And thine eye shall not pity, but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Luke 6:42

Or how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself dost not behold the beam that is in thine own eye? Hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.

Matthew 6:23

But if thine eye is evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If, therefore, the light that is in thee is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Luke 6:41

And why dost thou behold the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but not perceive the beam that is in thine 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 the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee; nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.

Matthew 5:29

Therefore if thy right eye should bring thee occasion to stumble, pluck it out and cast it from thee; for it is better for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

Matthew 18:9

And if thine eye causes thee to fall, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

Proverbs 4:25

Let thine eyes look upon that which is right, and let thine eyelids straighten thy path before thee.

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayed and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw; and, behold, the mountain was full of horsemen and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; After the glory he shall send me unto the Gentiles which spoiled you, for he that touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Isaiah 44:18

They did not know nor understand; for he has anointed their eyes that they not see and their hearts that they not understand.

1 Corinthians 15:52

in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised without corruption, and we shall be changed.

2 Corinthians 4:18

while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen, for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

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Eyes » The jewish women often painted

Jeremiah 4:30

And thou who art destroyed, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothe thyself with crimson, though thou deck thee with ornaments of gold, though thou paint thy eyes with antimony, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee; they will seek thy life.

Ezekiel 23:40

And furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, behold, they came for the love of whom thou didst wash thyself, paint thy eyes, and deck thyself with ornaments,

2 Kings 9:30

And Jehu came to Jezreel, and when Jezebel heard of it, she painted her face and tired her head and looked out of a 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 with fetters of brass and carried him to Babylon.

Judges 16:21

But the Philistines took hold of him and put out his eyes and brought him down to Gaza and bound him with fetters of iron that he should grind in the prison house.

1 Samuel 11:2

And Nahash, the Ammonite, answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Weeping

Psalm 88:9

My eye mourns by reason of affliction; LORD, I have called daily upon thee; I have stretched out my hands unto thee.

Job 16:20

Those who dispute with me are my friends, but my eyes shall pour out tears unto God.

Lamentations 1:16

Ain For these things I weep; my eyes, my eyes stream with water because the comforter that gives rest unto my soul has left me; my sons are desolate because the enemy prevailed.

Eyes » Not satisfied with seeing

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are full of labour; more than man can express; the eye is not satisfied with seeing nor the ear filled with hearing.

Eyes » Made red by wine

Genesis 49:12

His eyes red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

Proverbs 23:29

For who shall be the woe? for who shall be the woe? for who contention? for who quarrels? for who the wounds without cause? who shall have redness of eyes?

Eyes » Illustrative » (open,) of spiritual illumination

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity, and cause me to live in thy way.

Eyes » The jews » Wore their phylacteries between

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their works that they may be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries and enlarge the borders of their garments

Exodus 13:16

And it shall be for a token upon thy hand, and for a memorial before thine eyes: That the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand.

Eyes » Punishment for injuring

Exodus 21:26

And if someone smites the eye of their slave or the eye of their maid that it perishes, he shall let them go free for their eye's sake.

Eyes » Grows dim by age

Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass, that when Isaac became old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau, his eldest son, and said unto him, My son, and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

1 Samuel 3:2

And it came to pass one day when Eli was lain down in his place, his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see;

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Directing

Numbers 10:31

And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; for thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou shalt be to us instead of eyes.

Eyes » God » Opens

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayed and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw; and, behold, the mountain was full of horsemen and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Eyes » The jews » Raised up, in prayer

Psalm 121:1

I will lift up mine eyes unto the mountains, from whence cometh my help.

Psalm 123:1

Unto thee I lift up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.

Eyes » A guard to be set on

Proverbs 23:31

Do not look upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its colour in the cup, it goes down smoothly.

Eyes » The light of the body

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye; therefore when thine eye is sincere, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

Eyes » Consumed by grief

Psalm 6:7

Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxes old because of all mine enemies.

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

Eyes » God » Enlightens

Psalm 13:3

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Ezra 9:8

And now as for a brief moment there has been the mercy of the LORD our God, to leave us an escape, and that we may be given a stake in his holy sanctuary that our God may illuminate our eyes and give us a little preservation of life in our bondage.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Seeing

Job 7:8

The eyes of those that see me now shall not see me again; thine eyes shall be upon me, and I will cease to be.

Job 28:10

He cut rivers out of the rocks; and his eye saw every precious thing.

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

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.

Eyes » The jews » Not to make baldness between

Eyes » Not satisfied with riches

Ecclesiastes 4:8

It is the man who is alone, without a successor, who has neither son nor brother; yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity and sore travail.

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

Eyes » Illustrative » Of the mind

Matthew 6:22-23

The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye is sincere, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye is evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If, therefore, the light that is in thee is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Eyes » Consumed by sickness

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this unto you: I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague that shall consume the eyes and torment the soul, and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Eyes » Sometimes blemished

Leviticus 21:20

or crookbacked or a dwarf or that has a blemish in his eye or has scurvy or is scabbed or has his stones broken.

Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Winking

Proverbs 10:10

He that winks with the eye causes sorrow, and he that speaks foolishness shall fall.

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The brow

Leviticus 14:9

But it shall be that on the seventh day he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows; finally he shall shave off all his hair, and he shall wash his clothes; also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean.

Eyes » God » Made

Eyes » The light of, rejoices the heart

Eyes » Frequently fair

1 Samuel 16:12

And he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy and of a beautiful countenance and handsome. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him, for this is he.

Eyes » Sometimes tender

Eyes » Not evil thing to be set before

Psalm 101:3

I will set nothing of Belial before my eyes: I hate the work of those that betray; it shall not cleave to me.

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

Luke 18:13

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

Eyes » God » Formed

Psalm 94:9

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

Eyes » Parts of, mentioned in scripture » The lid

Job 16:16

My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death,

Eyes » Grows dim by sorrow

Topics on Eyes

Evil Eyes

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,

Eyes Cared For

Ezekiel 23:40

And furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, behold, they came for the love of whom thou didst wash thyself, paint thy eyes, and deck thyself with ornaments,

Eyes Harmed

Zechariah 2:8

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; After the glory he shall send me unto the Gentiles which spoiled you, for he that touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Eyes Opened

Genesis 3:5

For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Eyes, Affected By

Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass, that when Isaac became old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau, his eldest son, and said unto him, My son, and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

Eyes, Figurative Use

Numbers 24:3

Then he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said and the man whose eyes are open has said,

Eyes, Used In Prophecies

Job 19:25-27

For I know that my redeemer lives and that he shall rise at the latter day over the dust;