Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
For he hath
The fashioners of an image - all of them, are emptiness, And, the things they delight in, cannot profit, - And, their, witnesses, they, neither see nor know, That they may be ashamed.
Assemble yourselves and come Draw near together, ye escaped of the nations, - They know not Who carry the wood of their carved image, And pray unto a GOD who cannot save.
They carry him about on the shoulder They bear the burden of him - and set him in his place that he may stand, - Out of his place, will he not move, - Though one even make outcry unto him, he will not answer, Out of ones trouble, he will not save him.
But at once, do they become brutish and stupid, - An example of utmost vanity, is, a tree!
Inasmuch as, having come to know God, not, as God, did they glorify him, or give him thanks, but were made fruitless in their reasonings, and darkened was their undiscerning heart,
For he hath
Stupefy thou the heart of this people, And their ears, make thou heavy, And their eyes, overspread, - Lest they see with their eyes And with their ears, should hear, And their heart should discern and come back. And they be healed.
For Yahweh, hath poured out upon you, a spirit of deep sleep, Yea hath tightly shut your eyes - the prophets, - And, your heads - the seers, hath he covered,
So then I let them go on in the stubbornness of their own heart, - They might walk in their own counsels!
And, again is being fulfilled in them, the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith, - They shall, surely hear, and yet will not understand, and, surely see, and yet not perceive;
Who in the bygone generations suffered all the nations to be going on in their own ways, -
And, even as they did not approve to be holding, God, in acknowledgment, God gave them up unto a disapproved mind to be doing the things that are not becoming,
Even as it is written - God hath given unto them a spirit of stupor, - eyes not to see, and ears not to hear, - until this very day;
2 Corinthians 4:3
And, even if our glad-message is veiled, in them who are perishing, it is veiled,
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Whose, presence, shall be according to an inworking of Satan, with all manner of mighty work and sign and wonders of falsehood,
And, the dogs, are greedy they know not to be satisfied. Yea, they, are shepherds who know not to discern, - All of them unto their own way, have turned, Every man to his unjust gain, on every hand:
A man that is brutish, cannot know, And, dullard, cannot discern this: -
Then, shalt thou understand the reverence of Yahweh, and, the knowledge of God, shalt thou find.
Wicked men, consider not justice, but, they who seek Yahweh, consider everything.
Hear this, I pray you ye people - foolish and without heart, - Eyes, have they, and see not, Ears, have they, and hear not!
Many, will purify themselves and be made white and be refined, but the lawless, will act lawlessly, and none of the lawless, shall understand, - but, they who make wise, shall understand;
Who is wise, that he may understand these things? intelligent, that he may take knowledge of them? For, straightforward, are the ways of Yahweh, and, the righteous, shall travel therein, but, transgressors, shall stumble therein.
Broods of vipers! How can ye speak, good things, being, evil? For, out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh.
How can, ye, believe, - Glory from one another, receiving; and, the glory which is from the only God, are not seeking?
Wherefore, is it, that, my speech, ye do not understand? because ye cannot hear my word.
On this account, they could not believe, because, again, said Isaiah -
2 Peter 2:14
Having, eyes, full of an adulteress, and that cannot rest from sin, enticing unstable souls, having, a heart trained in greed, - children of a curse, -
Bring forth A blind people that have, eyes, and A deaf, that have, ears.
For this reason, in parables, unto them, do I speak, - because, seeing, they see not, and, hearing, they hear not, - neither do they understand.
And they observed not, until the flood came and took away all together, so, will be, the presence of the Son of Man.