Bible verses about ignorance

Bible verses about ignorance: What does the Bible say about Eyes? Discover the top Bible verses about Eyes from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Eyes to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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Bible verses about ignorance

 

Matthew 6:22 ESV / 706 helpful votes 

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light,

Psalm 101:3 ESV / 268 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.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 255 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.”

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 216 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 119:18 ESV / 215 helpful votes 

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

Luke 11:33-36 ESV / 198 helpful votes 

“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light. 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. Therefore be careful lest the light in you be darkness. If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly bright, as when a lamp with its rays gives you light.”

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 193 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.

Proverbs 20:12 ESV / 189 helpful votes 

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

Mark 8:25 ESV / 186 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.

Matthew 5:29 ESV / 138 helpful votes 

If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

Ephesians 1:16-21 ESV / 136 helpful votes 

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, 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, and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, …

Proverbs 21:4 ESV / 130 helpful votes 

Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.

Job 31:7 ESV / 101 helpful votes 

If my step has turned aside from the way and my heart has gone after my eyes, and if any spot has stuck to my hands,

Acts 9:18 ESV / 95 helpful votes 

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

Psalm 119:37 ESV / 93 helpful votes 

Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways.

Job 31:1 ESV / 92 helpful votes 

“I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?

Psalm 38:10 ESV / 89 helpful votes 

My heart throbs; my strength fails me, and the light of my eyes—it also has gone from me.

Psalm 13:2-3 ESV / 85 helpful votes 

How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; light up my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death,

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 80 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.

Proverbs 16:1-33 ESV / 80 helpful votes 

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. …

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 79 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,

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 66 helpful votes 

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

Psalm 121:1-8 ESV / 65 helpful votes 

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. …

Luke 4:18 ESV / 62 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,

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 61 helpful votes 

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Luke 11:34 ESV / 61 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.

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 59 helpful votes 

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Matthew 7:3 ESV / 57 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?

1 John 2:16 ESV / 55 helpful votes 

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

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 54 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

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