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In the past I knew only what others had told me, but now I have seen you with my own eyes.
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With the hearing of the ear, I have heard thee, but now my eye seeth thee.
Job 4:12 Now there was a word spoken to me in private, and my ears by stealth, as it were, received the veins of its whisper.
Job 28:22 Destruction and death have said: With our ears we have heard the fame thereof.
Job 33:16 Then he openeth the ears of men, and teaching instructeth them in what they are to learn.
Romans 10:17 Faith then cometh by hearing; and hearing by the word of Christ.
Job 23:8,9 But if I go to the east, he appeareth not; if to the west, I shall not understand him. . . .
Numbers 12:6-8 He said to them: Hear my words: if there be among you a prophet of the Lord, I will appear to him in a vision, or I will speak to him in a dream. . . .
Isaiah 6:1 In the year that king Ozias died, I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne high and elevated: and his train filled the temple.
John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
John 12:41,45 These things said Isaias, when he saw his glory, and spoke of him. . . .
Acts 7:55,56 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looking up steadfastly to heaven, saw the glory of God and Jesus standing on the right hand of God. And he said: Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. . . .
ContextJob Submits Himself to the LORD
…4Hear, and I will speak: I will ask thee, and do thou tell me. 5With the hearing of the ear, I have heard thee, but now my eye seeth thee.6Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.…
Faith then cometh by hearing; and hearing by the word of Christ.
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, in the knowledge of him:
The eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know what the hope is of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.
Lo, these things are said in part of his ways: and seeing we have heard scarce a little drop of his word, who shall be able to behold the thunder of his greatness?
Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.
And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.
O Lord, I have heard thy hearing, and was afraid. O Lord, thy work, in the midst of the years bring it to life: In the midst of the years thou shalt make it known: when thou art angry, thou wilt remember mercy.
Additional TranslationsMy ears had heard of You, but now my eyes have seen You.I have heard of you by the hearing of the ear: but now my eye sees you.
I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; But now mine eye seeth thee:
I have heard the report of thee by the ear before; but now mine eye has seen thee.
I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now mine eye seeth thee:
I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; but now mine eye seeth thee,
I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now my eye seeth thee.
I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.
By the hearing of the ear I heard Thee, And now mine eye hath seen Thee.
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