'Sight' in the Bible
"Your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me your gracious love in how you have dealt with me by keeping me alive. I cannot escape to the hills, because I'm afraid the disaster will overtake me, and I'll die.
and addressed them, "If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, listen to me and make a request of Zohar's son Ephron on my behalf.
"No, sir. Listen to me! I'll give you the field, and I'll give you the cave that's in it. I give it to you publicly, in the sight of my people. Bury your dead."
Then Laban responded, "If I've found favor in your sight, please stay with me, because I've learned through divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you.
"Why do that?" Jacob asked. "I've already found favor in your sight, sir." So Esau set out that very day back on his way to Seir,
Then Moses told himself, "I'll go over and see this remarkable sight. Why isn't the bush burning up?"
and be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
Moses told the LORD, "Look, you have told me, "Bring up this people,' but you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, "I know you by name,' and also, "You have found favor in my sight.'
Now, if I've found favor in your sight, please show me your ways so I may know you in order to find favor in your sight. And remember, this nation is your people."
The LORD told Moses, "I'll do the very thing that you have said, because you have found favor in my sight and I know you by name."
He said, "If I've found favor in your sight, Lord, please, Lord, walk among us. Certainly this is an obstinate people, but pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for your own inheritance."
since the cloud of the LORD was over the tent by day, and the fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel in all their journeys.
the land that the LORD defeated in the sight of the community of Israel is perfect for cattle and your servants have cattle.
If we've found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants as our possession instead of us crossing the Jordan River."
Do what is good and right in the LORD's sight so it may go well with you. Then you'll enter and possess the good land that the LORD your God promised to your ancestors,
I fell down in the LORD's presence, just as I had the first 40 days and nights. I did not eat food or drink water because of your sin. You had sinned by committing this evil in the sight of the LORD, thereby provoking him to anger.
and what he did to Eliab's sons Dathan and Abiram, descendants of Reuben, when the ground opened up and swallowed them, their households, their tents, and every living thing belonging to them in the full sight of Israel.
after they have been destroyed in your sight, be careful not to be ensnared as they were. Otherwise, you will seek their gods and ask yourselves, "How do these nations serve their gods? I will do likewise.'
if you obey the voice of the LORD your God by observing all his commands that I'm commanding you today. Do what is right in the sight of the LORD your God."
This is how you will remove the guilt of innocent blood from among you, for you must do what is right in the sight of the LORD."
because I know that after my death, you'll surely act wickedly and turn from the road that I've instructed you. As a result, evil will fall on you in days to come, because you'll act wickedly in the sight of the LORD, causing him to become angry due to your behavior."
At this point, the LORD told Joshua, "Today I'm going to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, so they'll be sure that I'm going to be with you just as I was with Moses.
The LORD your God will expel them in front of you, driving them out of your sight. You will take possession of this land, just as the LORD your God promised you.
She responded, "May I continue to find favor in your sight, sir, since you've been comforting me and you have spoken graciously to your servant, even though I am not one of your servants."
By doing this, the sin of the young men was very serious in the LORD's sight because the men despised the LORD's offering.
Is it not the wheat harvest today? I'll call upon the LORD, and he will send thunder and rain. Then you will know and understand that you have done a great evil in the sight of the LORD by asking for a king for yourselves."
Why didn't you obey the LORD, but grabbed the spoil and did evil in the LORD's sight?"
""Why did you despise what the LORD has promised by doing what is detestable in his sight? ""You struck down Uriah the Hittite with a battle sword. ""You took his wife to be your own. ""You killed him with the sword of the Ammonite army.
The king told Zadok, "Take the Ark of God back to the city. If I'm shown favor in the LORD's sight, then he'll bring me back again and show me both it and the place where it rests.
So the king told Ziba, "Pay attention! Everything that belongs to Mephibosheth is now yours!" In response Ziba said, "I'm submitting to you. Let me find favor in your sight, your majesty the king!"
then I will eliminate Israel from the land that I gave them and from the Temple that I've consecrated for my name. I will throw them out of my sight, and Israel will become the butt of jokes and a means of ridicule among people worldwide!
"Remember me, LORD," he said, "how I have walked in your presence with integrity, with an undivided heart, and I have accomplished what is good in your sight." And Hezekiah wept deeply.
The LORD said, "I'm going to remove Judah from my sight as well, just as I've removed Israel. I will abandon Jerusalem, this city that I've chosen, as well as the Temple, about which I've spoken, "My Name shall remain there.'"
It was truly by the command of the LORD against Judah that it came, in order to remove them from his sight, because of every sin that Manasseh had committed,
Judah's three sons Er, Onan, and Shelah were born to him through Bath-shua, a Canaanite. Er, Judah's firstborn, became wicked in the LORD's sight, so he put him to death.
"You have shed a lot of blood and fought great battles. You won't be building a house for my name, since you have shed so much blood on the earth in my sight. But look! A son born to you will live comfortably, because I will give him rest from all his enemies that surround him on every side, since his name will be "Solomon" - I will give peace and quiet for Israel during his lifetime.
and the LORD exalted Solomon magnificently in the sight of all Israel, bestowing upon him royal majesty such as had not been given to any king in Israel before him.
then I will tear them up by the roots from the ground that I had given them! And as for this Temple that I have set apart for my name, I will throw it out of my sight and make it the butt of jokes and a means of ridicule among people worldwide!
Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people. Because he was visible above all the people there, as he opened it, all the people stood up.
You found him faithful in your sight; you made a covenant with him and you gave the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites to his descendants. And you have kept your word, because you are righteous.
You've said, "My teaching is flawless; I'm clean in God's sight.'
It has been concealed from the sight of every living creature and hidden even from the birds in the skies.
They abhor me they keep their distance from me; but they don't refrain from spitting at the sight of me.
So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight.
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
When I said in my panic, "I have been cut off in your sight," then you surely heard the voice of my prayer in my plea to you for help.
Against you, you only, have I sinned, and done what was evil in your sight. As a result, you are just in your pronouncement and clear in your judgment.
He will redeem them from oppression and violence, since their lives are precious in his sight.
One thousand years in your sight are but a single day that passes by, just like a night watch.
In the sight of the LORD, the death of his faithful ones is valued.
This is from the LORD it is awesome in our sight.
Mouths are attributed to them, but they cannot speak; sight is attributed to them, but they cannot see;
Do not enter into judgment with your servant, for no living person is righteous in your sight.
the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.
My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment,
After all, to the person who is good in God's sight, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner he gives the troublesome task of acquiring and accumulating in order to leave it to someone who is good in the sight of God. This also is pointless and chasing after the wind.
when that day comes, the palace guards will tremble, strong men will stoop down, women grinders will cease because they are few, and the sight of those who peer through the lattice will grow dim.
Since you're precious in my sight and honored, and because I love you, I'm giving up people in your place, and nations in exchange for your life."
"And now, says the LORD, who formed you from the womb as his servant to bring Jacob back to him so that Israel might be gathered to him and I am honored in the LORD's sight and my God has been my help
Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices, together they sing for joy; for they will see in plain sight the return of the LORD to Zion with compassion.
I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in."
I'll cast you out of my sight, just as I cast out all your brothers, all the descendants of Ephraim.
I'll make them a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth because of what Hezekiah's son Manasseh, king of Judah, did in Jerusalem.
For I am watching all their ways; they are not hidden from my sight. Their iniquity is not concealed from my eyes.
But you, LORD, know all their plots to kill me. Don't forgive their iniquity, and don't erase their sin from your sight. Let them stumble before you. When it's time for you to be angry, act against them!
I'll make them into a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth; into a cause for contempt, into a byword, into a taunt, and into a curse in all the places to which I drive them.
I'll pursue them with the sword, with famine, and with plague, and I'll make them a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth. I'll make them a curse, an object of horror, and scorn, and a desolation in all the nations to which I've driven them,
"Indeed, this city has provoked me to anger and wrath from the day they built it until now, and so I'll remove it from my sight
"Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "You haven't obeyed me by each of you proclaiming a release for your brothers and neighbors. Now I'm going to proclaim a release for you,' declares the LORD, "a release to the sword, to plague, and to famine, and I'll make you a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth.
"Take large stones in your hands, and, in the sight of the men of Judah, bury them in the mortar of the brickwork at the entrance of Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes.
Zedekiah had done evil in the LORD's sight, just as Jehoiakim had done.
Then they'll burn your houses and carry out my sentence against you in the sight of many women.
When you've been defiled in the sight of the nations, then you'll know that I am the LORD."'"
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm coming fishing for you! Right in the sight of many nations they'll haul you up in my dragnet.
Even if they hide at the top of Mount Carmel, from there I will search and seize them. Even if they hide from my sight in the depths of the sea, from there I will order the serpent to strike them.
Then Jesus placed his hands on the man's eyes again, and he saw clearly. His sight was restored, and he saw everything perfectly, even from a distance.
"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,
At that time Jesus had healed many people of diseases, plagues, and evil spirits, and had given sight to many who were blind.
"If you had only known today what could have brought you peace! But now it is hidden from your sight,
He said, "The man named Jesus made some mud, spread it on my eyes, and told me, "Go to Siloam and wash.' So off I went and washed, and I received my sight."
So the Pharisees also began to ask him how he had gained his sight. He told them, "He put mud on my eyes, then I washed, and now I can see."
The Jewish leaders did not believe that the man had been blind and had gained sight until they summoned his parents
After saying this, Jesus was taken up while those who had gathered together were watching, and a cloud took him out of their sight.
But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than God,
"At this time Moses was born. He was beautiful in the sight of God, and for three months he was cared for in his father's house.
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight, and when he approached the bush to look at it, the voice of the Lord said,
We came in sight of Cyprus, and leaving it on our left, we sailed on to Syria and landed at Tyre because the ship was to unload its cargo there.
came to me. He stood beside me and said, "Brother Saul, receive your sight!' At that moment I could see him.
For it is not merely those who hear the Law who are righteous in God's sight. No, it is those who follow the Law, who will be justified.
Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.
For the wisdom of this world is nonsense in God's sight. For it is written, "He catches the wise with their own trickery,"
For we live by faith, not by sight.
We intend to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of people.
Now it is obvious that no one is justified in the sight of God by the Law, because "The righteous will live by faith."
This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,
By common confession, the secret of our godly worship is great: In flesh was he revealed to sight, kept righteous by the Spirit's might, adored by angels singing. To nations was he manifest, believing souls found peace and rest, our Lord in heaven reigning!
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents, for this is pleasing in God's sight.
Indeed, the sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."
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