And the LORD said unto him, Who has made man's mouth? or who makes the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD has made even both of them.
And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw anything.
Either how can you say to your brother, Brother, let me pull out the speck that is in your eye, when you yourself behold not the beam that is in your own eye? you hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of your own eye, and then shall you see clearly to pull out the speck that is in your brother's eye.
And he turned to his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see:
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, who said, By hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and shall not perceive:
Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and not perceive:
And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man sees, why does he yet hope for?
Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
I counsel you to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white clothing, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness does not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.
Let your eyes look directly forward, and let your eyelids look straight before you.
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and grasping after the wind.