He taketh in all vision

No vision taketh in God, but He taketh in all vision.


244. No vision taketh in Him, but He taketh in all vision. He perceives all things, but He is, Himself, unperceivable: the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “No vision taketh in Him, but He taketh in all vision, and He is the Subtle, the All-Informed!” He is the all seeing, but is seen of no one and His ways are past finding out unless He decrees otherwise.

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, p. 13)

Jewish symbols-13pix JUDAISM:  Psalms 94:9 “He that planted the ear, shall He not hear? He that formed the eye, shall He not see?Proverbs 15:3 “The eyes of The LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.” Jeremiah 23:24 “Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith The LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith The LORD.” Job 37:23 “The Almighty, we cannot find Him out: Psalms 145:3 “Great is The LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.” 2 Maccabees 7:35 “For thou hast not yet escaped the judgment of Almighty God, Who seeth all things.” (Deuterocanonical Apocrypha) Sirach 39:19 “The works of all flesh are before Him, and nothing can be hid from His eyes.” 20 “He seeth from everlasting to everlasting;” (Deuterocanonical Apocrypha,) Job 9:10 “(God) Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.” Job 9:11 “Lo, He goeth by me, and I see Him not: He passeth on also, but I perceive Him not.” Job 23:8 “Behold, I go forward, but He is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive Him:” 23:9 “On the left hand, where He doth work, but I cannot behold Him: He hideth Himself on the right hand, that I cannot see Him:” 23:10 “But He knoweth the way that I take: when He hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.” the cross-5pix Christianity: Matthew 6:3 “But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 6:4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.” Matthew 6:6 “But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.” Philippians 4:7 “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, 1 Corinthians 2:7 “But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:” Romans 11:33 “O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out! 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been His counselor? 11:35 Or who hath first given to Him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? 11:36 For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.”

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “No created thing comprehendeth Him (God), while He in truth comprehendeth all things. Even when it is said ‘no created thing comprehendeth Him’, this refers to the Mirror of His Revelation, that is Him Whom God shall make manifest. Indeed too high and exalted is He for anyone to allude unto Him.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 115)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 96. “Allah (God) sees well all that they do.” 233. “Fear Allah and know that Allah sees well what ye do.” 61. “Nor is hidden from thy Lord (so much as) the weight of an atom on the earth or in heaven.” 103. “No vision can grasp Him, but His grasp is over all vision: He is above all comprehension, yet is acquainted with all things.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs 2, 6 and 10)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: “No vision can grasp Him, but His grasp is over all vision. He is the Most Courteous Well-Acquainted with all things.”

(Islam, Hadith, Bukhari Vol 6, Book 60, # 378)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 1. “The holy (Zarathushtra) asked Him: ‘O holy Ahura Mazda (God)! I ask Thee; answer me with words of truth, Thou Who knowest the truth. Thou art undeceivable, Thou hast an undeceivable understanding; Thou art undeceivable, as Thou knowest everything. The powerful, all seeing, undeceivable.” 14. “What is Your Kingdom, Your riches; how may I be Your own in my actions, to nourish Your poor, O Mazda? Beyond; Yea, beyond all we declare You, far from.” 2. “O Far-seeing One, may Ye manifest unto me those incomparable things Of yours O Ahura,”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta – Yasna  27 and Khorda Avesta – Book of Common Prayer pt. 1)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: 103. “Ahura Mazda has established to maintain and look over all this moving world, and who maintains and looks over all this moving world; who, never sleeping, wakefully guards the creation of Mazda; who, never sleeping, wakefully maintains the creation of Mazda;” 7. “Ahura Mazda replied unto him: ‘My name is the One of whom questions are asked, O holy Zarathushtra!

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Khorda Avesta – Book of Common Prayer pt. 1)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: “God (Ahura Mazda) is beyond conception.” “Mazda is incomprehensible.”  (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan pp. 643 and 700)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Orbs which see All things, whatever be In all Thy worlds, east, west, and north and south. O Eyes of God (Brahma, Vishnu)!

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 11)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: “I am not seen by all; I am not known- Unborn and changeless- to the idle world. But I, Arjuna! know all things which were, And all which are, and all which are to be, Albeit not one among them knoweth Me!

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 7)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: 11. “He is the one God, hidden in all beings, all pervading, the self within all beings, watching over all works, dwelling in all beings, the witness, the perceiver, the only one, free from qualities.” “The One Unborn, Unending: Unchanging and Unblending! With might and majesty, past thought, past seeing!” “He, God with far-seeing eyes.”

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 11 and Hindu, Upanishads vol. 2 and Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book  1)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “There is an Unborn, Unoriginated, Uncreated, Unformed.” (How can the created understand the nature of one who is uncreated, unformed and not born into existence? It’s not possible!) “And I discovered that-profound truth, so difficult to perceive, difficult to understand, tranquilizing and sublime, which is not to be gained by mere reasoning, and is visible only to the wise,” (Brahma, God)

((The Eightfold Path), of Buddha and Dhammapada of Buddha)

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: 24. “All-conquering and all-knowing am I.” 14. “The one whose conquest cannot be conquered again, into whose conquest no one in this world enters, by what track can you lead that one, the awakened, the omniscient, the trackless.”

(Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 1 and 2 (tr. J. Richards))

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: “By awareness,” “by vigilance it was that Indra (Brahma, God) attained the lordship of the gods.” 24. “All-Conquering and All-Knowing am I.” 14. “The Awakened, the Omniscient, the Trackless?

(Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 1– 3 (tr. J. Richards))

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “First Life (God)! Lift up Thine eyes upon these souls “For thou openest doors of truth and revealest mysteries and wisdom.” (The Omniscient) (SABEANISM, Ginza Rba- Chapters 35 and 58)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Nothing whatsoever escapeth Thy knowledge, and naught is there which is hidden from Thee.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 178)

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “O my God! O Thou Who art the Maker of the heavens and of the earth, O Lord of the Kingdom! Thou well knowest the secrets of my heart, while Thy Being is inscrutable to all save Thyself. Thou seest whatsoever is of me, while no one else can do this save Thee. Vouchsafe unto me, through Thy grace, what will enable me to dispense with all except Thee, and destine for me that which will make me independent of everyone else besides Thee.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 212)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Nothing is, or can ever be, hidden from God.” “To every discerning and illuminated heart it is evident that God, the unknowable Essence, the Divine Being, is immensely exalted beyond every human attribute, such as corporeal existence, ascent and descent, egress and regress.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, pp. 8 and 46)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “No vision taketh in Him, but He taketh in all vision; He is the Subtle, the All-Perceiving.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 46)