Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Samuel 4:15 in English Standard Version "Now Eli was ninety-eight years old and his eyes were set so that he could not see." 1Sa 3:2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place. 1Ki 14:4 Jeroboam’s wife did so. She arose and went to Shiloh and came to the house of Ahijah. Now Ahijah could not see, for his eyes were dim because of his age.