'Eye' in the Bible
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
“When a man strikes the eye of his male or female slave and destroys it, he must let the slave go free in compensation for his eye.
or who is a hunchback or a dwarf, or who has an eye defect, a festering rash, scabs, or a crushed testicle.
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. Whatever injury he inflicted on the person, the same is to be inflicted on him.
You must not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot.
He found him in a desolate land,in a barren, howling wilderness;He surrounded him, cared for him,and protected him as the pupil of His eye.
Nahash the Ammonite replied, “I’ll make one with you on this condition: that I gouge out everyone’s right eye and humiliate all Israel.”
“Keep an eye on Shimei son of Gera, the Benjaminite from Bahurim who is with you. He uttered malicious curses against me the day I went to Mahanaim. But he came down to meet me at the Jordan River, and I swore to him by the Lord: ‘I will never kill you with the sword.’
Then he went up and lay on the boy: he put mouth to mouth, eye to eye, hand to hand. While he bent down over him, the boy’s flesh became warm.
Remember that my life is but a breath.My eye will never again see anything good.
The eye of anyone who looks on mewill no longer see me.Your eyes will look for me, but I will be gone.
The eye that saw him will see him no more,and his household will no longer see him.
The adulterer’s eye watches for twilight,thinking: No eye will see me;he covers his face.
No bird of prey knows that path;no falcon’s eye has seen it.
Protect me as the pupil of Your eye;hide me in the shadow of Your wings
I will instruct you and show you the way to go;with My eye on you, I will give counsel.
Now the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him—those who depend on His faithful love
For He has delivered me from every trouble,and my eye has looked down on my enemies.
He rules forever by His might;He keeps His eye on the nations.The rebellious should not exalt themselves.Selah
Can the One who shaped the ear not hear,the One who formed the eye not see?
Keep my commands and live;protect my teachingsas the pupil of your eye.
A sly wink of the eye causes grief,and foolish lips will be destroyed.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye—the Lord made them both.
As for the eye that ridicules a fatherand despises obedience to a mother,may ravens of the valley pluck it outand young vultures eat it.
All things are wearisome;man is unable to speak.The eye is not satisfied by seeingor the ear filled with hearing.
The voices of your watchmen—they lift up their voices,shouting for joy together;for every eye will seewhen the Lord returns to Zion.
From ancient times no one has heard,no one has listened,no eye has seen any God except You,who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.
Zedekiah king of Judah will not escape from the Chaldeans; indeed, he will certainly be handed over to Babylon’s king. They will speak face to face and meet eye to eye.
As for you, you will not escape from his hand but are certain to be captured and handed over to him. You will meet the king of Babylon eye to eye and speak face to face; you will go to Babylon.
For the Lord of Hosts says this: “He has sent Me for His glory against the nations who are plundering you, for anyone who touches you touches the pupil of His eye.
Woe to the worthless shepherdwho deserts the flock!May a sword strike his armand his right eye!May his arm wither awayand his right eye go completely blind!”
On that day”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“I will strike every horse with panic and its rider with madness. I will keep a watchful eye on the house of Judah but strike all the horses of the nations with blindness.
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
“The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.
But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness—how deep is that darkness!
Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye but don’t notice the log in your own eye?
Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and look, there’s a log in your eye?
Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.
And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye, rather than to have two eyes and be thrown into hellfire!
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”
And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”
“Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but don’t notice the log in your own eye?
Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself don’t see the log in your eye? Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck in your brother’s eye.
Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.
For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”
But as it is written:What eye did not see and ear did not hear,and what never entered the human mind—God prepared this for those who love Him.
And if the ear should say, “Because I’m not an eye, I don’t belong to the body,” in spite of this it still belongs to the body.
If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the sense of smell be?
So the eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” Or again, the head can’t say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”
in a moment, in the blink of an eye,at the last trumpet.For the trumpet will sound,and the dead will be raised incorruptible,and we will be changed.
Look! He is coming with the clouds,and every eye will see Him,including those who pierced Him.And all the families of the earthwill mourn over Him.This is certain. Amen.
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