Last modified on July 13, 2016, at 21:14


The unseen refers to what is not subject to direct observation by any of the five senses.[1]

Love is an example of something important that is unseen. Intelligence is another example. Additional examples include:

Materialists, by focusing on only what is material, generally deny the existence of the unseen.


  1. See, e.g., 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NIV) ("So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.")
  2. See gun control.