And Jehovah saith unto him, 'Who appointed a mouth for man? or who appointeth the dumb, or deaf, or open, or blind? is it not I, Jehovah?
A hearing ear, and a seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
and having taken the hand of the blind man, he led him forth without the village, and having spit on his eyes, having put his hands on him, he was questioning him if he doth behold anything:
or how art thou able to say to thy brother, Brother, suffer, I may take out the mote that is in thine eye -- thyself the beam in thine own eye not beholding? Hypocrite, take first the beam out of thine own eye, and then thou shalt see clearly to take out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
And having turned unto the disciples, he said, by themselves, 'Happy the eyes that are perceiving what ye perceive;
and fulfilled on them is the prophecy of Isaiah, that saith, With hearing ye shall hear, and ye shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see, and ye shall not perceive,
saying, Go on unto this people and say, With hearing ye shall hear, and ye shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see, and ye shall not perceive,
And he said, 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of God, and to the rest in similes; that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.
for in hope we were saved, and hope beheld is not hope; for what any one doth behold, why also doth he hope for it?
by faith we understand the ages to have been prepared by a saying of God, in regard to the things seen not having come out of things appearing;
I counsel thee to buy from me gold fired by fire, that thou mayest be rich, and white garments that thou mayest be arrayed, and the shame of thy nakedness may not be manifest, and with eye-salve anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.
Thine eyes do look straightforward, And thine eyelids look straight before thee.
Better is the sight of the eyes than the going of the soul. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.