Parallel Verses

Webster

They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

New American Standard Bible

They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend.

King James Version

They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Holman Bible

Such people do not comprehend
and cannot understand,
for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see,
and their minds so they cannot understand.

International Standard Version

They don't realize; they don't understand, because their eyes are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds, too, so they cannot understand.

A Conservative Version

They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

American Standard Version

They know not, neither do they consider: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Amplified

They do not know, nor do they understand, for God has muddied their eyes so that they cannot see, and their hearts (minds) as well so that they cannot understand.

Bible in Basic English

They have no knowledge or wisdom; for he has put a veil over their eyes, so that they may not see; and on their hearts, so that they may not give attention.

Darby Translation

They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.

Julia Smith Translation

They will not know, and they will not discern: he spread over their eyes from seeing; their heart from considering.

King James 2000

They have not known nor understood: for he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They do not know, and they do not understand, for their eyes [are] besmeared {so that they cannot see}, their {minds} {so that they have no insight}.

Modern King James verseion

They have not known nor understood; for He has shut their eyes so that they cannot see; and their hearts so that they cannot understand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yet men neither consider nor understand; because their eyes are stopped that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they can not perceive.

NET Bible

They do not comprehend or understand, for their eyes are blind and cannot see; their minds do not discern.

New Heart English Bible

They do not know, neither do they consider: for he has shut their eyes, that they can't see; and their hearts, that they can't understand.

The Emphasized Bible

They have not taken note, neither can they perceive, - He hath besmeared - past seeing - their eyes, Past understanding, their hearts;

World English Bible

They don't know, neither do they consider: for he has shut their eyes, that they can't see; and their hearts, that they can't understand.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have not known, nor do they understand, For He hath daubed their eyes from seeing, Their heart from acting wisely.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טוּח 
Tuwach 
Usage: 12

לבּה 
Libbah 
Usage: 5

References

American

Eye

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Eye

Context Readings

Idolatry Is Ridiculous

17 And the residue of it he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down to it, and worshipeth it, and prayeth to it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god. 18 They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand. 19 And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; I have also baked bread upon its coals; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue of it an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?


Cross References

Psalm 81:12

So I gave them up to their own hearts lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

Isaiah 29:10

For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

Jeremiah 10:14

Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.

Proverbs 2:5-9

Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Isaiah 1:3

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

Isaiah 44:9

They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

Isaiah 44:20

He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that have escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray to a god that cannot save.

Isaiah 46:7-8

They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yes, one shall cry to him, yet he cannot answer, nor save him out of his trouble.

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and see not; who have ears, and hear not:

Daniel 12:10

Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall in them.

Matthew 12:34

O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh.

Matthew 13:14-15

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:

John 5:44

How can ye believe, who receive honor one from another, and seek not the honor that cometh from God only?

John 8:43

Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.

John 12:39-40

Therefore they could not believe, because that Isaiah said again,

Acts 14:16

Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.

Romans 1:21-23

Because that when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

Romans 11:8-10

(According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) to this day.

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if our gospel is hid, it is hid to them that are lost:

2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan, with all power, and signs, and lying wonders,

2 Peter 2:14

Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: they have a heart exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:

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