100 Bible Verses about The Eye Gate

Matthew 19:24 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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.”

Psalm 101:3 ESV / 53 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.

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 43 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.

Luke 18:25 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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.”

Mark 10:25 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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.”

1 John 2:16 ESV / 33 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.

Matthew 6:22 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Genesis 19:1 ESV / 33 helpful votes

The two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed himself with his face to the earth

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:1-29 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 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? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye. ...

Psalm 25:15 ESV / 31 helpful votes

My eyes are ever toward the Lord, for he will pluck my feet out of the net.

Psalm 118:19 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord.

Acts 12:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

When they had passed the first and the second guard, they came to the iron gate leading into the city. It opened for them of its own accord, and they went out and went along one street, and immediately the angel left him.

Genesis 3:6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Proverbs 20:12 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 3:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

All these were cities fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides very many unwalled villages.

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

Acts 12:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Recognizing Peter's voice, in her joy she did not open the gate but ran in and reported that Peter was standing at the gate.

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 25 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.

Genesis 34:20 ESV / 24 helpful votes

So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Genesis 23:10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites, and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites, of all who went in at the gate of his city,

James 5:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 1:14-15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.

John 5:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades.

1 Corinthians 4:5 ESV / 21 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 6:41-42 ESV / 21 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? How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother's eye.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Matthew 6:22-23 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Nahum 3:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Behold, your troops are women in your midst. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has devoured your bars.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 20 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,

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Acts 3:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called the Beautiful Gate to ask alms of those entering the temple.

Matthew 7:16 ESV / 20 helpful votes

You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

Matthew 7:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.

Psalm 107:16 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For he shatters the doors of bronze and cuts in two the bars of iron.

Psalm 24:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.

Job 31:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 8:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And all the people gathered as one man into the square before the Water Gate. And they told Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the Lord had commanded Israel.

Nehemiah 3:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate. They laid its beams and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars.

Nehemiah 3:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set its doors. They consecrated it as far as the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Tower of Hananel.

Nehemiah 1:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And they said to me, “The remnant there in the province who had survived the exile is in great trouble and shame. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire.”

Genesis 34:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And all who went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city.

Genesis 24:60 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, “Our sister, may you become thousands of ten thousands, and may your offspring possess the gate of those who hate him!”

Hebrews 13:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Ephesians 4:27 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And give no opportunity to the devil.

Acts 14:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was at the entrance to the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.

Luke 11:34-36 ESV / 19 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. 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 5:29 ESV / 19 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.

Ezekiel 21:15 ESV / 19 helpful votes

That their hearts may melt, and many stumble. At all their gates I have given the glittering sword. Ah, it is made like lightning; it is taken up for slaughter.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For behold, the Lord God of hosts is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and supply, all support of bread, and all support of water; the mighty man and the soldier, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder, the captain of fifty and the man of rank, the counselor and the skillful magician and the expert in charms. And I will make boys their princes, and infants shall rule over them. And the people will oppress one another, every one his fellow and every one his neighbor; the youth will be insolent to the elder, and the despised to the honorable. ...

Joshua 2:5 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And when the gate was about to be closed at dark, the men went out. I do not know where the men went. Pursue them quickly, for you will overtake them.”

Romans 12:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Luke 13:24 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Matthew 7:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged.

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

2 Peter 2:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

1 Peter 2:11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.

Luke 11:9-13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Luke 6:47-49 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. But the one who hears and does not do them is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the stream broke against it, immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great.”

Matthew 7:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 17 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.”

John 14:26 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Luke 11:34 ESV / 16 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.

Matthew 23:24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel!

Nahum 2:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The river gates are opened; the palace melts away;

Psalm 119:37 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Psalm 51:1-19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. ...

2 Peter 2:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

They have eyes full of adultery, insatiable for sin. They entice unsteady souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!

Matthew 7:3 ESV / 15 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?

Psalm 121:1-8 ESV / 15 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. ...

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 14 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.

Ezekiel 21:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Into his right hand comes the divination for Jerusalem, to set battering rams, to open the mouth with murder, to lift up the voice with shouting, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up mounds, to build siege towers.

Lamentations 1:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The roads to Zion mourn, for none come to the festival; all her gates are desolate; her priests groan; her virgins have been afflicted, and she herself suffers bitterly.

Jeremiah 39:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then all the officials of the king of Babylon came and sat in the middle gate: Nergal-sar-ezer, Samgar-nebu, Sar-sekim the Rab-saris, Nergal-sar-ezer the Rab-mag, with all the rest of the officers of the king of Babylon.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 14 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. ...

2 Samuel 12:1-31 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And the Lord sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. The rich man had very many flocks and herds, but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. It used to eat of his morsel and drink from his cup and lie in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him. Now there came a traveler to the rich man, and he was unwilling to take one of his own flock or herd to prepare for the guest who had come to him, but he took the poor man's lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him.” Then David's anger was greatly kindled against the man, and he said to Nathan, “As the Lord lives, the man who has done this deserves to die, ...

2 Samuel 11:1-27 ESV / 14 helpful votes

In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel. And they ravaged the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. It happened, late one afternoon, when David arose from his couch and was walking on the roof of the king's house, that he saw from the roof a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful. And David sent and inquired about the woman. And one said, “Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?” So David sent messengers and took her, and she came to him, and he lay with her. (Now she had been purifying herself from her uncleanness.) Then she returned to her house. And the woman conceived, and she sent and told David, “I am pregnant.” ...

James 5:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten.

Matthew 5:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Psalm 121:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come?

Psalm 94:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Romans 3:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Luke 6:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him:

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Romans 2:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things.

Mark 12:26 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’?

Nehemiah 2:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I said to the king, “Let the king live forever! Why should not my face be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' graves, lies in ruins, and its gates have been destroyed by fire?”

Revelation 1:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near.

James 1:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Deuteronomy 21:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives,

Luke 10:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?”

Mark 12:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Have you not read this Scripture: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone;

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