Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Who is blind, but my servant? and deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? Who is blind as he in whom I have trusted, and blind as Jehovah's servant,

New American Standard Bible

Who is blind but My servant, Or so deaf as My messenger whom I send? Who is so blind as he that is at peace with Me, Or so blind as the servant of the LORD?

King James Version

Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? who is blind as he that is perfect, and blind as the LORD'S servant?

Holman Bible

Who is blind but My servant,
or deaf like My messenger I am sending?
Who is blind like My dedicated one,
or blind like the servant of the Lord?

International Standard Version

Who is blind except my servant, or deaf like my messenger I am sending? Who is blind like the one committed to me, or blind like the LORD's servant?

A Conservative Version

Who is blind, but my servant, or deaf, as my messenger that I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace [with me], and blind as LORD's servant?

American Standard Version

Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger that I send? who is blind as he that is at peace with me , and blind as Jehovah's servant?

Amplified

Who is blind but My servant [Israel]? Or deaf like My messenger whom I send? Who is blind like the one who is at peace with Me [who has been admitted to covenant relationship with Me]? Yes, who is blind like the Lord's servant?

Bible in Basic English

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is blind, but my slave? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? Who is blind as he that is perfect, and blind as the slave of the LORD,

Julia Smith Translation

Who blind but my servant? and deaf as my messenger I shall send? who blind he being perfect? and blind as the servant of Jehovah?

King James 2000

Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? who is blind as he who is perfect, and blind as the LORD's servant?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] blind but my servant or deaf like my messenger [whom] I sent? Who [is] blind like the one who is repaid or blind like the servant of Yahweh?

Modern King James verseion

Who is blind but My servant? Or deaf, as My messenger whom I sent? Who is blind as he who is perfect, and blind as Jehovah's servant?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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?

NET Bible

My servant is truly blind, my messenger is truly deaf. My covenant partner, the servant of the Lord, is truly blind.

New Heart English Bible

Who is blind, but my servant? Or who is as deaf as my messenger whom I send? Who is as blind as he who is at peace, and as blind as the LORD's servant?

The Emphasized Bible

Who is, blind, like an intimate friend? Or blind like the Servant of Yahweh?

Webster

Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? who is blind as he that is perfect, and blind as the LORD'S servant?

World English Bible

Who is blind, but my servant? Or who is as deaf as my messenger whom I send? Who is as blind as he who is at peace, and as blind as Yahweh's servant?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is blind but My servant? And deaf as My messenger I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace, Yea, blind, as the servant of Jehovah?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who is blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

but my servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

or deaf
חרשׁ 
Cheresh 
Usage: 9

as my messenger
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

who is blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

and blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

as the Lord's

Usage: 0

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Blind And Deaf Israel

18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see. 19 Who is blind, but my servant? and deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? Who is blind as he in whom I have trusted, and blind as Jehovah's servant, 20 seeing many things, And thou observest not? with opened ears, he heareth not.


Cross References

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not.

Ezekiel 12:2

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not, which have ears to hear, and hear not; for they are a rebellious house.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them.

Isaiah 6:9

And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.

Isaiah 26:3

Thou wilt keep in perfect peace the mind stayed on thee, for he confideth in thee.

Isaiah 29:9-14

Be astounded and astonished, blind yourselves and be blind! They are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

Isaiah 41:8

But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham, my friend

Isaiah 44:26

that confirmeth the word of his servant, and performeth the counsel of his messengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built up, and I will raise up their ruins;

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have no intelligence; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Matthew 13:14-15

and in them is filled up the prophecy of Esaias, which says, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and beholding ye shall behold and not see;

Matthew 15:14-16

Leave them alone; they are blind leaders of blind: but if blind lead blind, both will fall into a ditch.

Matthew 23:16-24

Woe to you, blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor.

Mark 8:17-18

And Jesus knowing it, says to them, Why reason ye because ye have no bread? Do ye not yet perceive nor understand? Have ye your heart yet hardened?

John 7:47-49

The Pharisees therefore answered them, Are ye also deceived?

John 9:39

And Jesus said, For judgment am I come into this world, that they which see not may see, and they which see may become blind.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, If ye were blind ye would not have sin; but now ye say, We see, your sin remains.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they may not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.

Romans 2:17-23

But if thou art named a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast in God,

Romans 11:7-10

What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

2 Corinthians 3:14-15

But their thoughts have been darkened, for unto this day the same veil remains in reading the old covenant, unremoved, which in Christ is annulled.

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