100 Bible Verses about The Eye Gate

Matthew 19:24 ESV / 79 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 / 64 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.

Mark 10:25 ESV / 59 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.”

Luke 18:25 ESV / 58 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.”

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 52 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.

Matthew 6:22 ESV / 48 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 119:18 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Genesis 19:1 ESV / 44 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 118:19 ESV / 42 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 / 41 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.

Matthew 7:1-29 ESV / 41 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. ...

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Psalm 25:15 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 3:5 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 38 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,

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:16 ESV / 36 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.

Proverbs 20:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 35 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.

James 5:16 ESV / 34 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.

Acts 12:14 ESV / 34 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.

Genesis 3:6 ESV / 34 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.

Genesis 34:20 ESV / 33 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 / 33 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,

John 5:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 30 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.

Nahum 3:13 ESV / 30 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 / 29 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,

1 Corinthians 4:5 ESV / 29 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.

Matthew 6:22-23 ESV / 29 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!

Psalm 107:16 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Psalm 24:7 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 8:1 ESV / 29 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 / 29 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 / 29 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 / 29 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 / 29 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 / 29 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!”

James 1:14-15 ESV / 28 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.

Hebrews 13:12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Acts 14:13 ESV / 28 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.

Acts 3:2 ESV / 28 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.

Luke 6:41-42 ESV / 28 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 7:16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:29 ESV / 28 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 / 28 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.

Joshua 2:5 ESV / 28 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.”

Luke 11:34 ESV / 27 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 / 27 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:13 ESV / 27 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.

Job 31:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:11 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Luke 13:24 ESV / 25 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 / 25 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 25 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. ...

Psalm 119:37 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 24 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 / 24 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.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 24 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 11:9-13 ESV / 24 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 / 24 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 / 24 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 / 24 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.”

Matthew 5:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Nahum 2:6 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The river gates are opened; the palace melts away;

Psalm 121:1-8 ESV / 22 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 20 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 / 19 helpful votes

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

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.

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.”

Psalm 121:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Psalm 94:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 2:3 ESV / 19 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?”

Matthew 5:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

Psalm 51:1-19 ESV / 18 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. ...

Deuteronomy 21:19 ESV / 18 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,

2 Peter 2:14 ESV / 17 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 / 17 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?

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.

Isaiah 60:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Your gates shall be open continually; day and night they shall not be shut, that people may bring to you the wealth of the nations, with their kings led in procession.

Song of Solomon 5:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

I had put off my garment; how could I put it on? I had bathed my feet; how could I soil them?

Psalm 122:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem!

2 Kings 23:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had made offerings, from Geba to Beersheba. And he broke down the high places of the gates that were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the gate of the city.

1 Kings 22:10 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were sitting on their thrones, arrayed in their robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria, and all the prophets were prophesying before them.

Matthew 7:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Joshua 20:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

He shall flee to one of these cities and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and explain his case to the elders of that city. Then they shall take him into the city and give him a place, and he shall remain with them.

Exodus 38:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And the screen for the gate of the court was embroidered with needlework in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It was twenty cubits long and five cubits high in its breadth, corresponding to the hangings of the court.

Genesis 28:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.”

Romans 2:1 ESV / 12 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.

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. ...

Romans 3:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

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