And Jehovah said to him, Who gave man a mouth? or who maketh dumb, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? have not I, Jehovah?
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
And taking hold of the hand of the blind man he led him forth out of the village, and having spit upon his eyes, he laid his hands upon him, and asked him if he beheld anything.
or how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, allow me, I will cast out the mote that is in thine eye, thyself not seeing the beam that is in thine eye? Hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine eye, and then thou shalt see clear to cast out the mote which is in the eye of thy brother.
And having turned to the disciples privately he said, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see.
and in them is filled up the prophecy of Esaias, which says, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and beholding ye shall behold and not see;
saying, Go to this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear and not understand, and seeing ye shall see and not perceive.
And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.
For we have been saved in hope; but hope seen is not hope; for what any one sees, why does he also hope?
By faith we apprehend that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that that which is seen should not take its origin from things which appear.
I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified by fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white garments, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.
Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.
Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.