Dictionary Mode: easton:Blind
Blind @ Blind beggars are frequently mentioned Matthew:9:27 Matthew:12:22 Matthew:20:30 ; John:5:3). The blind are to be treated with compassion Leviticus:19:14; Deuteronomy:27:18). Blindness was sometimes a punishment for disobedience ( 1Samuel:11:2; Jeremiah:39:7), sometimes the effect of old age Genesis:27:1; kjvKings:14:4; 1Samuel:4:15). Conquerors sometimes blinded their captives ( 2Kings:25:7; 1Samuel:11:2). Blindness denotes ignorance as to spiritual things Isaiah:6:10 Isaiah:42:18-19; Matthew:15:14; Ephesians:4:18). The opening of the eyes of the blind is peculiar to the Messiah Isaiah:29:18). Elymas was smitten with blindness at Paul's word Acts:13:11).
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