83 verses

Gen 19:11

(NIV)
Then they struck the men who were at the door of the house, young and old, with blindness so that they could not find the door.

(ESV)
And they struck with blindness the men who were at the entrance of the house, both small and great, so that they wore themselves out groping for the door.

Exod 4:11

(NIV)
The  Lord said to him, ‘Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the Lord?
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the  Lord?

Exod 23:8

(NIV)
‘Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.

(ESV)
And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.

Lev 19:14

(NIV)
‘“Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling-block in front of the blind, but fear your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the  Lord.

Lev 21:18

(NIV)
No man who has any defect may come near: no man who is blind or lame, disfigured or deformed;
(ESV)
For no one who has a blemish shall draw near, a man blind or lame, or one who has a mutilated face or a limb too long,

Lev 22:22

(NIV)
Do not offer to the  Lord the blind, the injured or the maimed, or anything with warts or festering or running sores. Do not place any of these on the altar as a food offering presented to the  Lord.
(ESV)
Animals blind or disabled or mutilated or having a discharge or an itch or scabs you shall not offer to the  Lord or give them to the  Lord as a food offering on the altar.

Deut 15:21

(NIV)
If an animal has a defect, is lame or blind, or has any serious flaw, you must not sacrifice it to the  Lord your God.
(ESV)
But if it has any blemish, if it is lame or blind or has any serious blemish whatever, you shall not sacrifice it to the  Lord your God.

Deut 16:19

(NIV)
Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
(ESV)
You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous.

Deut 27:18

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who leads the blind astray on the road.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who misleads a blind man on the road.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Deut 28:28

(NIV)
The  Lord will afflict you with madness, blindness and confusion of mind.
(ESV)
The  Lord will strike you with madness and blindness and confusion of mind,

Deut 28:29

(NIV)
At midday you will grope about like a blind person in the dark. You will be unsuccessful in everything you do; day after day you will be oppressed and robbed, with no one to rescue you.

(ESV)
and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways. And you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.

2Sam 5:6

(NIV)
The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, ‘You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can ward you off.’ They thought, ‘David cannot get in here.’
(ESV)
And the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who said to David, “You will not come in here, but the blind and the lame will ward you off”—thinking, “David cannot come in here.”

2Sam 5:8

(NIV)
On that day David had said, ‘Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those “lame and blind” who are David’s enemies.’ That is why they say, ‘The “blind and lame” will not enter the palace.’

(ESV)
And David said on that day, “Whoever would strike the Jebusites, let him get up the water shaft to attack ‘the lame and the blind,’ who are hated by David’s soul.” Therefore it is said, “The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.”

2Kgs 6:18

(NIV)
As the enemy came down towards him, Elisha prayed to the  Lord, ‘Strike this army with blindness.’ So he struck them with blindness, as Elisha had asked.

(ESV)
And when the Syrians came down against him, Elisha prayed to the  Lord and said, “Please strike this people with blindness.” So he struck them with blindness in accordance with the prayer of Elisha.

2Kgs 25:7

(NIV)
They killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon.

(ESV)
They slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in chains and took him to Babylon.

Job 29:15

(NIV)
I was eyes to the blind
and feet to the lame.
(ESV)
I was eyes to the blind
and feet to the lame.

Ps 146:8

(NIV)
the  Lord gives sight to the blind,
the  Lord lifts up those who are bowed down,
the  Lord loves the righteous.
(ESV)
the  Lord opens the eyes of the blind.
The  Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;
the  Lord loves the righteous.

Isa 29:18

(NIV)
In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll,
and out of gloom and darkness
the eyes of the blind will see.
(ESV)
In that day the deaf shall hear
the words of a book,
and out of their gloom and darkness
the eyes of the blind shall see.

Isa 35:5

(NIV)
Then will the eyes of the blind be opened
and the ears of the deaf unstopped.
(ESV)
Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened,
and the ears of the deaf unstopped;

Isa 42:7

(NIV)
to open eyes that are blind,
to free captives from prison
and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness.
(ESV)
to open the eyes that are blind,
to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon,
from the prison those who sit in darkness.

Isa 42:16

(NIV)
I will lead the blind by ways they have not known,
along unfamiliar paths I will guide them;
I will turn the darkness into light before them
and make the rough places smooth.
These are the things I will do;
I will not forsake them.
(ESV)
And I will lead the blind
in a way that they do not know,
in paths that they have not known
I will guide them.
I will turn the darkness before them into light,
the rough places into level ground.
These are the things I do,
and I do not forsake them.

Isa 42:18

(NIV)
‘Hear, you deaf;
look, you blind, and see!
(ESV)
Hear, you deaf,
and look, you blind, that you may see!

Isa 42:19

(NIV)
Who is blind but my servant,
and deaf like the messenger I send?
Who is blind like the one in covenant with me,
blind like the servant of the  Lord?
(ESV)
Who is blind but my servant,
or deaf as my messenger whom I send?
Who is blind as my dedicated one
or blind as the servant of the  Lord?

Isa 43:8

(NIV)
Lead out those who have eyes but are blind,
who have ears but are deaf.
(ESV)
Bring out the people who are blind, yet have eyes,
who are deaf, yet have ears!

Isa 56:10

(NIV)
Israel’s watchmen are blind,
they all lack knowledge;
they are all mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they lie around and dream,
they love to sleep.
(ESV)
His watchmen are blind;
they are all without knowledge;
they are all silent dogs;
they cannot bark,
dreaming, lying down,
loving to slumber.

Isa 59:10

(NIV)
Like the blind we grope along the wall,
feeling our way like people without eyes.
At midday we stumble as if it were twilight;
among the strong, we are like the dead.
(ESV)
We grope for the wall like the blind;
we grope like those who have no eyes;
we stumble at noon as in the twilight,
among those in full vigor we are like dead men.

Jer 31:8

(NIV)
See, I will bring them from the land of the north
and gather them from the ends of the earth.
Among them will be the blind and the lame,
expectant mothers and women in labour;
a great throng will return.
(ESV)
Behold, I will bring them from the north country
and gather them from the farthest parts of the earth,
among them the blind and the lame,
the pregnant woman and she who is in labor, together;
a great company, they shall return here.

Jer 39:7

(NIV)
Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.

(ESV)
He put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in chains to take him to Babylon.

Jer 52:11

(NIV)
Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon, where he put him in prison till the day of his death.

(ESV)
He put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him in chains, and the king of Babylon took him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.

Lam 4:14

(NIV)
Now they grope through the streets
as if they were blind.
They are so defiled with blood
that no one dares to touch their garments.
(ESV)
They wandered, blind, through the streets;
they were so defiled with blood
that no one was able to touch
their garments.

Zeph 1:17

(NIV)
‘I will bring such distress on all people
that they will grope about like those who are blind,
because they have sinned against the  Lord.
Their blood will be poured out like dust
and their entrails like dung.
(ESV)
I will bring distress on mankind,
so that they shall walk like the blind,
because they have sinned against the  Lord;
their blood shall be poured out like dust,
and their flesh like dung.

Zech 12:4

(NIV)
On that day I will strike every horse with panic and its rider with madness,’ declares the  Lord. ‘I will keep a watchful eye over Judah, but I will blind all the horses of the nations.
(ESV)
On that day, declares the  Lord I will strike every horse with panic, and its rider with madness. But for the sake of the house of Judah I will keep my eyes open, when I strike every horse of the peoples with blindness.

Mal 1:8

(NIV)
When you offer blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? When you sacrifice lame or diseased animals, is that not wrong? Try offering them to your governor! Would he be pleased with you? Would he accept you?’ says the  Lord Almighty.

(ESV)
When you offer blind animals in sacrifice, is that not evil? And when you offer those that are lame or sick, is that not evil? Present that to your governor; will he accept you or show you favor? says the  Lord of hosts.

Matt 9:27

(NIV)
As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, calling out, ‘Have mercy on us, Son of David!’

(ESV)
And as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, “Have mercy on us Son of David.”

Matt 9:28

(NIV)
When he had gone indoors, the blind men came to him, and he asked them, ‘Do you believe that I am able to do this?’

‘Yes, Lord,’ they replied.

(ESV)
When he entered the house, the blind men came to him, and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They said to him, “Yes, Lord.”

Matt 11:5

(NIV)
the blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.
(ESV)
the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.

Matt 12:22

(NIV)
Then they brought him a demon-
possessed man who was blind and mute, and Jesus healed him, so that he could both talk and see.
(ESV)
Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw.

Matt 15:14

(NIV)
Leave them; they are blind guides. If the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.’

(ESV)
Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.”

Matt 15:30

(NIV)
Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them.
(ESV)
And great crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute, and many others, and they put them at his feet, and he healed them,

Matt 15:31

(NIV)
The people were amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled made well, the lame walking and the blind seeing. And they praised the God of Israel.

(ESV)
so that the crowd wondered, when they saw the mute speaking the crippled healthy, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. And they glorified the God of Israel.

Matt 20:30

(NIV)
Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, ‘Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!’

(ESV)
And behold, there were two blind men sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was passing by, they cried out, “Lord have mercy on us Son of David!”

Matt 21:14

(NIV)
The blind and the lame came to him at the temple, and he healed them.
(ESV)
And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them.

Matt 23:16

(NIV)
‘Woe to you, blind guides! You say, “If anyone swears by the temple, it means nothing; but anyone who swears by the gold of the temple is bound by that oath.”
(ESV)
Woe to you blind guides, who sayIf anyone swears by the temple, it is nothing, but if anyone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound by his oath.’

Matt 23:17

(NIV)
You blind fools! Which is greater: the gold, or the temple that makes the gold sacred?
(ESV)
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that has made the gold sacred?

Matt 23:19

(NIV)
You blind men! Which is greater: the gift, or the altar that makes the gift sacred?
(ESV)
You blind men! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that makes the gift sacred?

Matt 23:24

(NIV)
You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

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

Matt 23:26

(NIV)
Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.

(ESV)
You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean.

Mark 8:22

(NIV)
They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him.
(ESV)
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him.

Mark 8:23

(NIV)
He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spat on the man’s eyes and put his hands on him, Jesus asked, ‘Do you see anything?’

(ESV)
And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you see anything?”

Mark 10:46

(NIV)
Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (which means ‘son of Timaeus’), was sitting by the roadside begging.
(ESV)
And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside.

Mark 10:49

(NIV)
Jesus stopped and said, ‘Call him.’

So they called to the blind man, ‘Cheer up! On your feet! He’s calling you.’
(ESV)
And Jesus stopped and said, Call him.” And they called the blind man, saying to him “Take heart. Get up; he is calling you.”

Mark 10:51

(NIV)
‘What do you want me to do for you?’ Jesus asked him.

The blind man said, ‘Rabbi, I want to see.’

(ESV)
And Jesus said to him, What do you want me to do for you?” And the blind man said to himRabbi, let me recover my sight.”

Luke 4:18

(NIV)
‘The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
(ESV)
“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,

Luke 6:39

(NIV)
He also told them this parable: ‘Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit?
(ESV)
He also told them a parable: Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit?

Luke 7:21

(NIV)
At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, illnesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind.
(ESV)
In that hour he healed many people of diseases and plagues and evil spirits, and on many who were blind he bestowed sight.

Luke 7:22

(NIV)
So he replied to the messengers, ‘Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.
(ESV)
And he answered them, Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear the dead are raised up, the poor have good news preached to them.

Luke 14:13

(NIV)
But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
(ESV)
But when you give a feast invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Luke 14:21

(NIV)
‘The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, “Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.”

(ESV)
So the servant came and reported these things to his master. Then the master of the house became angry and said to his servant, ‘Go out quickly to the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in the poor and crippled and blind and lame.’

Luke 18:35

(NIV)
As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging.
(ESV)
As he drew near to Jericho a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging.

John 5:3

(NIV)
Here a great number of disabled people used to lie – the blind, the lame, the paralysed. [
(ESV)
In these lay a multitude of invalidsblind, lame, and paralyzed.
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