100 Bible Verses about Their Eyes Will Be Veiled

2 Corinthians 2:1-17 ESV / 1,924 helpful votes

For I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. For if I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained? And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all. For I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that I have for you. Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure—not to put it too severely—to all of you. ...

Isaiah 6:10 ESV / 1,888 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.”

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 1,864 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 3:14 ESV / 1,830 helpful votes

But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away.

2 Corinthians 4:3 ESV / 1,605 helpful votes

And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing.

1 John 2:16 ESV / 1,580 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 3:18 ESV / 1,577 helpful votes

And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.

Job 31:1 ESV / 1,510 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:18 ESV / 1,499 helpful votes

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,

Psalm 34:15 ESV / 1,494 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 1,429 helpful votes

But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed.

2 Corinthians 4:3-4 ESV / 1,321 helpful votes

And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 1,314 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.

John 12:40 ESV / 1,279 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.”

Acts 26:18 ESV / 1,205 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.’

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 1,167 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 1,166 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,

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 1,158 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.

2 Corinthians 3:6 ESV / 1,138 helpful votes

Who has made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

Jeremiah 5:21 ESV / 1,117 helpful votes

“Hear this, O foolish and senseless people, who have eyes, but see not, who have ears, but hear not.

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 1,117 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.

Matthew 6:22 ESV / 1,112 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 146:8 ESV / 1,111 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 / 1,098 helpful votes

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

Psalm 101:3 ESV / 1,098 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.

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 1,090 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 1,090 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.

2 Corinthians 3:15 ESV / 1,073 helpful votes

Yes, to this day whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts.

Acts 9:18 ESV / 1,073 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 1,068 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.

Isaiah 25:7 ESV / 1,055 helpful votes

And he will swallow up on this mountain the covering that is cast over all peoples, the veil that is spread over all nations.

1 Peter 3:12 ESV / 1,031 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.”

Psalm 19:8 ESV / 1,005 helpful votes

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Genesis 3:7 ESV / 996 helpful votes

Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths.

1 Corinthians 4:18 ESV / 979 helpful votes

Some are arrogant, as though I were not coming to you.

2 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 976 helpful votes

So that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.

Proverbs 4:25 ESV / 953 helpful votes

Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.

Proverbs 21:2 ESV / 946 helpful votes

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart.

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 945 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.

Psalm 16:8 ESV / 941 helpful votes

I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Revelation 7:16-17 ESV / 931 helpful votes

They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”

Revelation 21:3-4 ESV / 930 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Ecclesiastes 5:11 ESV / 930 helpful votes

When goods increase, they increase who eat them, and what advantage has their owner but to see them with his eyes?

Psalm 121:1-2 ESV / 930 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.

Numbers 15:39 ESV / 930 helpful votes

And it shall be a tassel for you to look at and remember all the commandments of the Lord, to do them, not to follow after your own heart and your own eyes, which you are inclined to whore after.

Proverbs 3:7-8 ESV / 929 helpful votes

Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 926 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Ezekiel 38:23 ESV / 924 helpful votes

So I will show my greatness and my holiness and make myself known in the eyes of many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord.

Isaiah 1:16 ESV / 924 helpful votes

Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,

John 2:1-16:33 ESV / 921 helpful votes

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” ...

Ecclesiastes 5:1-11:10 ESV / 921 helpful votes

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Therefore let your words be few. For a dream comes with much business, and a fool's voice with many words. When you vow a vow to God, do not delay paying it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay what you vow. It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay. ...

Proverbs 23:5 ESV / 921 helpful votes

When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven.

Exodus 15:1-26:37 ESV / 921 helpful votes

Then Moses and the people of Israel sang this song to the Lord, saying, “I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him. The Lord is a man of war; the Lord is his name. “Pharaoh's chariots and his host he cast into the sea, and his chosen officers were sunk in the Red Sea. The floods covered them; they went down into the depths like a stone. ...

Acts 1:9 ESV / 920 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.

Acts 1:1-9:43 ESV / 920 helpful votes

In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” ...

Proverbs 4:20-21 ESV / 920 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart.

Ezekiel 36:23 ESV / 919 helpful votes

And I will vindicate the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them. And the nations will know that I am the Lord, declares the Lord God, when through you I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.

Proverbs 23:1-25:28 ESV / 916 helpful votes

When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food. Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven. ...

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 873 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

Isaiah 5:21 ESV / 873 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 2:16 ESV / 841 helpful votes

To one a fragrance from death to death, to the other a fragrance from life to life. Who is sufficient for these things?

2 Corinthians 3:1 ESV / 840 helpful votes

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?

2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV / 817 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.

Matthew 6:22-23 ESV / 806 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!

John 3:16-17 ESV / 785 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.

Psalm 121:1 ESV / 762 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 29:10 ESV / 760 helpful votes

For the Lord has poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes (the prophets), and covered your heads (the seers).

Isaiah 26:11 ESV / 713 helpful votes

O Lord, your hand is lifted up, but they do not see it. Let them see your zeal for your people, and be ashamed. Let the fire for your adversaries consume them.

Luke 18:13 ESV / 711 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!’

Isaiah 6:9 ESV / 711 helpful votes

And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’

Proverbs 27:20 ESV / 710 helpful votes

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and never satisfied are the eyes of man.

Psalm 94:9 ESV / 708 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 34:7 ESV / 707 helpful votes

Moses was 120 years old when he died. His eye was undimmed, and his vigor unabated.

Isaiah 44:18 ESV / 676 helpful votes

They know not, nor do they discern, for he has shut their eyes, so that they cannot see, and their hearts, so that they cannot understand.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 670 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,

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 662 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 29:4 ESV / 655 helpful votes

But to this day the Lord has not given you a heart to understand or eyes to see or ears to hear.

2 Corinthians 3:13 ESV / 647 helpful votes

Not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end.

Mark 8:25 ESV / 637 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.

1 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 634 helpful votes

Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.

John 9:39 ESV / 631 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.”

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 592 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 586 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 1:14 ESV / 574 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:1-51 ESV / 558 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

John 1:18 ESV / 529 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.

John 8:12 ESV / 526 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.”

Acts 15:21 ESV / 478 helpful votes

For from ancient generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, for he is read every Sabbath in the synagogues.”

Acts 13:27-29 ESV / 469 helpful votes

For those who live in Jerusalem and their rulers, because they did not recognize him nor understand the utterances of the prophets, which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him. And though they found in him no guilt worthy of death, they asked Pilate to have him executed. And when they had carried out all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.

2 Corinthians 4:1 ESV / 464 helpful votes

Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 455 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 33:2 ESV / 438 helpful votes

Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

2 Corinthians 2:12 ESV / 434 helpful votes

When I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though a door was opened for me in the Lord,

Isaiah 3:19 ESV / 415 helpful votes

The pendants, the bracelets, and the scarves;

Colossians 1:15 ESV / 406 helpful votes

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

2 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 392 helpful votes

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

Ephesians 2:2 ESV / 387 helpful votes

In which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—

Isaiah 3:18 ESV / 355 helpful votes

In that day the Lord will take away the finery of the anklets, the headbands, and the crescents;

John 9:39-41 ESV / 346 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 346 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. ...

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