100 Bible Verses about Sight

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Psalm 146:8 ESV / 56 helpful votes

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous.

Proverbs 20:12 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the Lord has made them both.

Acts 26:18 ESV / 48 helpful votes

To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

Luke 4:18 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“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 proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

John 9:1-41 ESV / 43 helpful votes

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” ...

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.

Proverbs 15:3 ESV / 37 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.

Isaiah 5:21 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!

2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV / 33 helpful votes

As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

Proverbs 29:18 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.

Luke 16:15 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Isaiah 43:4 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.

Isaiah 6:10 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.”

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.

John 12:40 ESV / 28 helpful votes

“He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.”

Mark 8:17-18 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened? Having eyes do you not see, and having ears do you not hear? And do you not remember?

Genesis 2:9 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And out of the ground the Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Job 34:21 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“For his eyes are on the ways of a man, and he sees all his steps.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—

John 3:16 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Hebrews 4:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Hebrews 11:27 ESV / 22 helpful votes

By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible.

John 8:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Joel 2:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.

Job 19:27 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold, and not another. My heart faints within me!

2 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. You have done foolishly in this, for from now on you will have wars.”

Exodus 3:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And Moses said, “I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.”

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Luke 24:31 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And he vanished from their sight.

Exodus 24:17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Now the appearance of the glory of the Lord was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel.

Hebrews 11:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Isaiah 43:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Bring out the people who are blind, yet have eyes, who are deaf, yet have ears!

1 John 2:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Psalm 116:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.

Genesis 38:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord put him to death.

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

Hebrews 3:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Numbers 12:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And he said, “Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the Lord make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Mark 10:52 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him on the way.

Matthew 7:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

Genesis 33:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

So Esau said, “Let me leave with you some of the people who are with me.” But he said, “What need is there? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord.”

Ephesians 5:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

1 Corinthians 4:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive his commendation from God.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Mark 8:25 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Then Jesus laid his hands on his eyes again; and he opened his eyes, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.

Psalm 139:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night,”

1 John 5:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Psalm 101:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I will not set before my eyes anything that is worthless. I hate the work of those who fall away; it shall not cling to me.

Exodus 33:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Moses said to the Lord, “See, you say to me, ‘Bring up this people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, ‘I know you by name, and you have also found favor in my sight.’

Genesis 33:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Esau said, “What do you mean by all this company that I met?” Jacob answered, “To find favor in the sight of my lord.”

1 Peter 3:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

Luke 9:62 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Isaiah 64:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear, no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Exodus 11:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants and in the sight of the people.

Exodus 7:20 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Moses and Aaron did as the Lord commanded. In the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants he lifted up the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile turned into blood.

Exodus 4:30 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Aaron spoke all the words that the Lord had spoken to Moses and did the signs in the sight of the people.

Genesis 47:25 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And they said, “You have saved our lives; may it please my lord, we will be servants to Pharaoh.”

Genesis 39:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Genesis 39:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So Joseph found favor in his sight and attended him, and he made him overseer of his house and put him in charge of all that he had.

Genesis 21:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named.

1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.

Romans 3:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

Acts 9:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he rose and was baptized;

John 9:39-41 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.” Some of the Pharisees near him heard these things, and said to him, “Are we also blind?” Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no guilt; but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your guilt remains.

John 5:37 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And the Father who sent me has himself borne witness about me. His voice you have never heard, his form you have never seen,

Luke 11:34 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your body is full of darkness.

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.

Psalm 27:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.

2 Kings 21:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he burned his son as an offering and used fortune-telling and omens and dealt with mediums and with necromancers. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.

Exodus 17:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock at Horeb, and you shall strike the rock, and water shall come out of it, and the people will drink.” And Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Exodus 3:21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians; and when you go, you shall not go empty,

Acts 1:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.

Isaiah 8:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And when they say to you, “Inquire of the mediums and the necromancers who chirp and mutter,” should not a people inquire of their God? Should they inquire of the dead on behalf of the living?

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 94:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He who planted the ear, does he not hear? He who formed the eye, does he not see?

Psalm 63:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory.

Psalm 34:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous and his ears toward their cry.

Genesis 19:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life. But I cannot escape to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me and I die.

Romans 12:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 18:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’

Acts 16:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”

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