Parallel Verses

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.

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,

You will keep on hearing, but will not understand,
You will keep on seeing, but will not perceive;

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.

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:

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.

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 When they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, "Well spake the holy ghost by Isaiah the prophet unto our fathers, 26 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. 27 For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears were thick of hearing, and their eyes have they closed, lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and should be converted, and I should heal them.'



Cross References

Isaiah 6:9-10

And so he said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Ye shall hear indeed, but ye shall not understand; ye shall plainly see, and not perceive.

Ezekiel 12:2

"Thou son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a froward household: which have eyes to see, and yet see not; ears have they to hear, and yet hear they not. For they are an obstinate household.

Isaiah 42:19-20

But who is blinder, than my servant? Or so deaf, as my messengers, whom I send unto thee? For who is so blind as the perfect man, and so blind as the LORD's servant?

Matthew 13:14-15

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which prophecy saith, 'With the ears ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and with the eyes ye shall see, and shall not perceive."

Mark 4:12

that when they see, they shall see, and not discern: and when they hear they shall hear, and not understand: lest at any time they should turn, and their sins should be forgiven them."

Luke 8:10

And he said, "Unto you is it given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God: but to others in similitudes, that when they see, they should not see, and when they hear they should not understand.

Deuteronomy 29:4

And yet the LORD hath not given you a heart to perceive, nor eyes to see, nor ears to hear unto this day.

Psalm 81:11-12

But my people would not hear my voice; and Israel would not obey me.

Isaiah 29:10

For the LORD shall give you a hard-sleeping spirit, and close your eyes. Your Prophets also, and heads which should see; them shall he cover.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore will I also show unto this people a marvelous, terrible, and great thing - Namely this: I will destroy the wisdom of their wise, and the understanding of their learned men shall perish."

Isaiah 66:4

Therefore will I also have pleasure in laughing them to scorn, and the thing that they fear, will I bring upon them. For when I called, no man gave answer; when I spake, they would not hear: But did wickedness before mine eyes, and chose the things that displease me.

Jeremiah 5:21

"Hear this, thou foolish and indiscreet people: ye have eyes, but ye see not; ears have ye, but ye hear not.

Ezekiel 3:6-7

Not to many nations which have divers speeches and hard languages, whose words thou understandest not. Nevertheless, if I sent thee to those people, they would follow thee:

Mark 8:17-18

And when Jesus knew that, he said unto them, "Why take ye thought because ye have no bread? Perceive ye not yet, neither understand? Have ye your hearts yet blinded?

Luke 24:25

And he said unto them, "O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken.

Luke 24:45

Then opened he their wits, that they might understand the scriptures,

John 12:38-40

that the saying of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, that he spake, "Lord who shall believe our saying? And to whom is the arm of the Lord opened?"

Romans 11:8-10

according as it is written, "God hath given them the spirit of unquietness: eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear, even unto this day."

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

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