'Sight' in the Bible
When they saw the star, the sight filled them with intense joy.
"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.
"blind eyes receive sight, and cripples walk; lepers are cleansed, and deaf ears hear; the dead are raised to life, and the poor have the Good News proclaimed to them;
As they were descending the mountain, Jesus laid a command upon them. "Tell no one," He said, "of the sight you have seen till the Son of Man has risen from among the dead."
Moved with compassion, Jesus touched their eyes, and immediately they regained their sight and followed Him.
So when he saw that he could gain nothing, but that on the contrary there was a riot threatening, he called for water and washed his hands in sight of them all, saying, "I am not responsible for this murder: you must answer for it."
Then for the second time He put His hands on the man's eyes, and the man, looking steadily, recovered his sight and saw everything distinctly.
"What shall I do for you?" said Jesus. "Rabboni," replied the blind man, "let me recover my sight."
"Go," said Jesus, "your faith has cured you." Instantly he regained his sight, and followed Him along the road.
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; no wine or fermented drink shall he ever drink; but he will be filled with the Holy Spirit from the very hour of his birth.
Which Thou hast made ready in the sight of all nations--
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the poor; He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners of war and recovery of sight to the blind: to send away free those whom tyranny has crushed,
He immediately cured many of diseases, severe pain, and evil spirits, and to many who were blind He gave the gift of sight.
Then He answered the messengers, "Go and report to John what you have seen and heard. Blind men receive sight, the lame walk, lepers are purified, deaf persons hear, the dead are raised to life, the poor have the Good News proclaimed to them.
Are not five sparrows sold for a penny? and yet not one of them is a thing forgotten in God's sight.
"You are they," He said to them, "who boast of their own goodness before men, but God sees your hearts; for that which holds a proud position among men is detestable in God's sight.
"What shall I do for you?" "Sir," he replied, "let me recover my sight."
"Recover your sight," said Jesus: "your faith has cured you."
No sooner were the words spoken than the man regained his sight and followed Jesus, giving glory to God; and all the people, seeing it, gave praise to God.
To Herod the sight of Jesus was a great gratification, for, for a long time, he had been wanting to see Him, because he had heard so much about Him. He hoped also to see some miracle performed by Him.
And all the crowds that had come together to this sight, after seeing all that had occurred, returned to the city beating their breasts.
"He whose name is Jesus," he answered, "made clay and smeared my eyes with it, and then told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed and obtained sight."
So the Pharisees renewed their questioning as to how he had obtained his sight. "He put clay on my eyes," he replied, "and I washed, and now I can see."
The Jews, however, did not believe the statement concerning him--that he had been blind and had obtained his sight--until they called his parents and asked them,
When He had said this, and while they were looking at Him, He was carried up, and a cloud closing beneath Him hid Him from their sight.
But Peter and John replied, "Judge whether it is right in God's sight to listen to you instead of listening to God.
When Moses saw this he wondered at the sight; but on his going up to look further, the voice of the Lord was heard, saying,
No part or lot have you in this matter, for your heart is not right in God's sight.
And for two days he remained without sight, and did not eat or drink anything.
He has seen a man called Ananias come and lay his hands upon him so that he may recover his sight."
So Ananias went and entered the house; and, laying his two hands upon Saul, said, "Saul, brother, the Lord--even Jesus who appeared to you on your journey--has sent me, that you may recover your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."
This was said three times, and immediately the sail was drawn up out of sight.
"This was said three times, and then everything was drawn up again out of sight.
He instantly sent for a few soldiers and their officers, and came down among the people with all speed. At the sight of the Tribune and the troops they ceased beating Paul.
came to me and standing at my side said, "'Brother Saul, recover your sight.' "I instantly regained my sight and looked up at him.
It is not those that merely hear the Law read who are righteous in the sight of God, but it is those that obey the Law who will be pronounced righteous.
so that the promise should be made sure to all Abraham's true descendants; not merely to those who are righteous through the Law, but to those who are righteous through a faith like that of Abraham. Thus in the sight of God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and makes reference to things that do not exist, as though they did, Abraham is the forefather of all of us. As it is written, "I have appointed you to be the forefather of many nations."
This world's wisdom is "foolishness" in God's sight; for it is written, "He snares the wise with their own cunning."
for we are living a life of faith, and not one of sight.
Therefore, though I wrote to you, it was not to punish the offender, nor to secure justice for him who had suffered the wrong, but it was chiefly in order that your earnest feeling on our behalf might become manifest to yourselves in the sight of God.
In making these assertions I am speaking the truth, as in the sight of God.
This is right, and is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let these learn first to show piety towards their own homes and to prove their gratitude to their parents; for this is well pleasing in the sight of God.
So also the right actions of some are evident to the world, and those that are not cannot remain for ever out of sight.
The religious service which is pure and stainless in the sight of our God and Father is to visit fatherless children and widowed women in their time of trouble, and to keep one's own self unspotted from the world.
Instead of that, it should be a new nature within--the imperishable ornament of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which is indeed precious in the sight of God.
and whatever we ask for we obtain from Him, because we obey His commands and do the things which are pleasing in His sight.
Rouse yourself and keep awake, and strengthen those things which remain but have well-nigh perished; for I have found no doings of yours free from imperfection in the sight of My God.
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