Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Go to this people and say, Though you give ear, you will not get knowledge; and seeing, you will see, but the sense will not be clear to you:

New American Standard Bible

saying,
Go to this people and say,
You will keep on hearing, but will not understand;
And you will keep on seeing, but will not perceive;

King James Version

Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive:

Holman Bible

when He said,

Go to these people and say:
You will listen and listen,
yet never understand;
and you will look and look,
yet never perceive.

International Standard Version

He said, "Go to this people and say, "You will listen and listen but never understand, and you will look and look but never see!

A Conservative Version

saying, Go thou to this people, and say, Hearing ye will hear, and will, no, not understand, and seeing ye will see, and will, no, not perceive.

American Standard Version

saying, Go thou unto this people, and say, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall in no wise understand; And seeing ye shall see, and shall in no wise perceive:

Amplified

Go to this people and say to them, You will indeed hear and hear with your ears but will not understand, and you will indeed look and look with your eyes but will not see [not perceive, have knowledge of or become acquainted with what you look at, at all].

An Understandable Version

saying, [Isa. 6:9-10], 'Go to these people and say, you will hear all right, but you will not understand [what you hear]. You will see all right, but you will not perceive [what you see].

Anderson New Testament

saying: Go to this people and say, You shall surely hear, but you will not understand; and you shall surely see, but you will not perceive.

Common New Testament

saying, 'Go to this people and say, "you will be ever hearing, but will never understand; and you will be ever seeing, but will never perceive.

Daniel Mace New Testament

"go to this people and say, hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive.

Darby Translation

saying, Go to this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear and not understand, and seeing ye shall see and not perceive.

Godbey New Testament

Go to this people, and say, By hearing ye shall hear, and may not understand; and seeing you shall see, and may not perceive:

Goodspeed New Testament

" 'Go to this Nation and say to them, "You will listen, and listen, and never understand, And you will look, and look, and never see!

John Wesley New Testament

Saying, Go to this people and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive.

Julia Smith Translation

Saying, Go to this people, and say, By hearing ye shall hear, and not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and ye should not perceive:

King James 2000

Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and not perceive:

Lexham Expanded Bible

saying, 'Go to this people and say, "{You will keep on hearing} and will never understand, and {you will keep on seeing} and will never perceive.

Modern King James verseion

saying, "Go to this people and say: Hearing you shall hear and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see and not perceive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, 'Go unto this people and say: with your ears shall ye hear, and shall not understand: and with your eyes shall ye see and shall not perceive.

Moffatt New Testament

when he said, Go and tell this people, 'You will hear and hear but never understand, you will see and see but never perceive.'

Montgomery New Testament

"Go to the people and tell them, You will hear and hear, and by no means understand; And will look, and by no means see.

NET Bible

when he said, 'Go to this people and say, "You will keep on hearing, but will never understand, and you will keep on looking, but will never perceive.

New Heart English Bible

saying, 'Go to this people, and say, in hearing, you will hear, but will in no way understand. In seeing, you will see, but will in no way perceive.

Noyes New Testament

saying, "Go to this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see and not perceive.

Sawyer New Testament

saying, Go to this people and say, Hearing you shall hear and not understand, and seeing you shall see and not perceive;

The Emphasized Bible

saying - Go thy way unto this people, and say - Ye shall, surely hear, and yet will in nowise understand. And, surely see, and yet will in nowise perceive;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

saying, Go to this people, and say, "In hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, yet in nowise perceive.

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Go to this nation and say--"You will hear with your ears without ever understanding, and, though you have eyes, you will see without ever perceiving."

Webster

Saying, Go to this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive.

Weymouth New Testament

"'Go to this people and tell them, you will hear and hear, and by no means understand; and will look and look, and by no means see.

Williams New Testament

'Go to this people and say to them, "You will listen, and listen, and never understand, and you will look, and look, and never see!

World English Bible

saying, 'Go to this people, and say, in hearing, you will hear, but will in no way understand. In seeing, you will see, but will in no way perceive.

Worrell New Testament

saying, 'Go your way to this people, and say, With hearing ye shall hear, but in no wise understand; and, looking, ye shall look, and in no wise see;

Worsley New Testament

saying, Go to this people and say, Ye shall hear by the hearing of the ear, and not understand; and in seeing ye shall see, and not perceive: for the heart of this people is stupified,

Youngs Literal Translation

saying, Go on unto this people and say, With hearing ye shall hear, and ye shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see, and ye shall not perceive,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Go
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

and







and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

say
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

ye shall hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

συνίημι 
suniemi 
Usage: 14

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

συνίημι 
suniemi 
Usage: 14

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

ye shall see
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

Context Readings

Paul And The Jewish Community In Rome

25 And they went away, for there was a division among them after Paul had said this one thing: Well did the Holy Spirit say by the prophet Isaiah to your fathers, 26 Go to this people and say, Though you give ear, you will not get knowledge; and seeing, you will see, but the sense will not be clear to you: 27 For the heart of this people has become fat and their ears are slow in hearing and their eyes are shut; for fear that they might see with their eyes and give hearing with their ears and become wise in their hearts and be turned again to me, so that I might make them well.



Cross References

Isaiah 6:9-10

And he said, Go, and say to this people, You will go on hearing, but learning nothing; you will go on seeing, but without getting wiser.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, you are living among an uncontrolled people, who have eyes to see but see not, and ears for hearing but they do not give ear; for they are an uncontrolled people.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind, but my servant? who has his ears stopped, but he whom I send? who is blind as my true one, or who has his ears shut like the Lord's servant?

Matthew 13:14-15

And for them the words of Isaiah have come true, Though you give ear, you will not get knowledge; and seeing, you will see, but the sense will not be clear to you:

Mark 4:12

So that seeing they may see, and it will not be clear to them; and hearing it, they will not get the sense; for fear that they may be turned again to me and have forgiveness.

Luke 8:10

And he said, To you is given knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God; but to the others, they are given in stories, so that seeing, they may not see, and though they give hearing, the sense will not be clear to them.

Deuteronomy 29:4

But even to this day the Lord has not given you a mind open to knowledge, or seeing eyes or hearing ears.

Psalm 81:11-12

But my people did not give ear to my voice; Israel would have nothing to do with me.

Isaiah 29:10

For the Lord has sent on you a spirit of deep sleep; and by him your eyes, the prophets, are shut, and your heads, the seers, are covered.

Isaiah 29:14

For this cause I will again do a strange thing among this people, a thing to be wondered at: and the wisdom of their wise men will come to nothing, and the sense of their guides will no longer be seen.

Isaiah 66:4

So I will go after trouble for them, and will send on them what they are fearing: because no one made answer to my voice, or gave ear to my word; but they did what was evil in my eyes, going after that in which I took no pleasure.

Jeremiah 5:21

Give ear now to this, O foolish people without sense; who have eyes but see nothing, and ears without the power of hearing:

Ezekiel 3:6-7

Not to a number of peoples whose talk is strange and whose language is hard and whose words are not clear to you. Truly, if I sent you to them they would give ear to you.

Mark 8:17-18

And Jesus, hearing it, said to them, Why are you reasoning among yourselves because you have no bread? do you still not see, and is it still not clear to you? are your hearts so hard?

Luke 24:25

And he said, O foolish men! how slow you are to give belief to what the prophets have said.

Luke 24:45

Then he made the holy Writings clear to their minds.

John 12:38-40

So that the words of the prophet Isaiah might come true, when he said, Lord, who has any belief in our preaching? and the arm of the Lord, to whom has it been unveiled?

Romans 11:8-10

As it was said in the holy Writings, God gave them a spirit of sleep, eyes which might not see, and ears which have no hearing, to this day.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.

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