'Blind' in the Bible
Then God asked him, "Who gives a person a mouth? Who makes him unable to speak, or deaf, or able to see, or blind, or lame? Is it not I, the LORD?
"You are not to curse a deaf person or put a stumbling block before the blind. "You are to fear God. I am the LORD.
Indeed, any person who has a defect is not to approach the Tent of Meeting the blind, the lame, one who is mutilated in the face or who has a very long limb,
You are not to bring to the LORD an offering that is blind, fractured, mutilated, or infected with ulcers, scurvy, or scales. You are not to present any of them as an offering made by fire on the altar for the LORD.
Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "A declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.
Then Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "The declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.
""Cursed is the one who misleads a blind person on the road.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'
As a result, you'll wander aimlessly in broad daylight just as a blind person wanders in darkness. You won't prosper in life. Instead, you'll be oppressed and plundered all day long, with no deliverer.
Later, the king and his army marched on Jerusalem against the Jebusites, who were inhabiting the territory at that time and who had told David, "You're not coming in here! Even the blind and the lame could turn you away!" because they were thinking "David can't come here."
At that time, David had said, "Whoever intends to attack the Jebusites will have to climb up the water shaft to attack the lame and blind, who hate David."
Therefore they say, "The blind and lame are never to come into the house." David occupied the fortress, naming it the City of David. He built up the surroundings from the terrace ramparts inward.
So that's what Jeroboam's wife did. She got up, went to Shiloh, and found Ahijah's home. Ahijah was blind, because his eyes could not focus due to his age.
I served as eyes for the blind and feet for the lame.
the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.
Dull the mind of this people, deafen their ears, and blind their eyes. By doing so, they won't see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their minds, turn back, and be healed."
"Act stupid! Be astonished! Act blind, and be blind! Be drunk, but not from wine; stagger around, but not from strong drink.
On that day the deaf will hear the words of a scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.
"Then the eyes of the blind will be opened, and the ears of the deaf unblocked;
to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.
I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.
"Listen, you deaf people, and look up, you blind people, so you may see!
Who is blind except my servant, or deaf like my messenger I am sending? Who is blind like the one committed to me, or blind like the LORD's servant?
"Bring out the people who are blind, yet still have eyes, who are deaf, yet still have ears!
His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!
Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.
Look, I'm bringing them from the northern region, and I'll gather them from the farthest parts of the earth. among them will be the blind and the lame, together with the pregnant woman and the woman in labor. A large group will return here.
people stagger around in the streets like the blind, defiled by blood unclean so that no one is able to touch their clothing.
"And I'll bring so much distress to people that they will walk around like the blind. Because they have sinned against the LORD, their blood will be poured out like dust and their intestines will spill out like manure.
"Woe to the worthless shepherd, who deserts the flock! May the sword strike his arm and his right eye. May his arm wither and his right eye be completely blind."
At that time,' declares the LORD, "I will strike every horse with panic and every rider with insanity. I will keep my eyes on the house of Judah, but I will blind every horse of the invading armies.
When you bring blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you sacrifice crippled or diseased animals, is that not wrong? Offer that to your governor would he be pleased with you or receive you favorably?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
As Jesus was traveling on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, "Have mercy on us, Son of David!"
When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus asked them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They told him, "Yes, Lord!"
the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.
Then a demon-possessed man who was blind and unable to talk was brought to him. Jesus healed him so that the man could speak and see.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If one blind person leads another blind person, both will fall into a ditch."
Large crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, those unable to talk, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he healed them.
As a result, the crowd was amazed to see those who were unable to talk speaking, the crippled healed, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. So they praised the God of Israel.
When two blind men who were sitting by the roadside heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!"
Blind and lame people came to him in the Temple, and he healed them.
"How terrible it will be for you, blind guides! You say, "Whoever swears an oath by the sanctuary is excused, but whoever swears an oath by the gold of the sanctuary must keep his oath.'
You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy?
You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy?
You blind guides! You filter out a gnat, yet swallow a camel!
You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so that its outside may also be clean.
As they came to Bethsaida, some people brought a blind man to Jesus and begged him to touch him.
Jesus took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village. He spit into his eyes, placed his hands on him, and asked him, "Do you see anything?"
Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus, his disciples, and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus (that is, the son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road.
So they called the blind man and told him, "Have courage! Get up. He's calling you." He threw off his coat, jumped up, and went to Jesus.
Then Jesus asked him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man told him, "Rabbouni, I want to see again."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; he has anointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to set oppressed people free,
He also told them a parable: "One blind person can't lead another blind person, can he? Both will fall into a ditch, won't they?
At that time Jesus had healed many people of diseases, plagues, and evil spirits, and had given sight to many who were blind.
So he answered them, "Go and tell John what you have observed and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear again, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.
Instead, when you give a banquet, make it your habit to invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.
"So the servant went back and reported all this to his master. Then the master of the house became angry and told his servant, "Go quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring back the poor, the crippled, the blind, and the lame.'
As Jesus was approaching Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the road begging.
and under these a large number of sick people were lying blind, lame, or paralyzed waiting for the movement of the water.
As he was walking along, he observed a man who had been blind from birth.
His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that caused him to be born blind?"
So they brought to the Pharisees the man who had once been blind.
So they asked the formerly blind man again, "What do you say about him, since it was your eyes he healed?" He said, "He is a prophet."
The Jewish leaders did not believe that the man had been blind and had gained sight until they summoned his parents
and asked them, "Is this your son, the one you say was born blind? How does he now see?"
His parents replied, "We know that this is our son and that he was born blind.
The Jewish leaders summoned the man who had been blind a second time and told him, "Give glory to God! We know that this man is a sinner."
But he responded, "I don't know whether he is a sinner or not. The one thing I do know is that I used to be blind and now I can see!"
Ever since creation it has never been heard that anyone healed the eyes of a man who was born blind.
Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."
Some of the Pharisees who were near him overheard this and asked him, "We aren't blind, too, are we?"
Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."
Others were saying, "These are not the words of a man who is demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can it?"
But some of them said, "Surely the one who opened the eyes of the blind man could have kept this man from dying, couldn't he?"
The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand.
and if you are convinced that you are a guide for the blind, a light to those in darkness,
For the person who lacks these qualities is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing that he has received from his past sins.
You say, "I am rich. I have become wealthy. I don't need anything." Yet you don't realize that you are miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.
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