Parallel Verses

Amplified

And He said, Go and tell this people, Hear and hear continually, but understand not; and see and see continually, but do not apprehend with your mind.

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.'

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive.

International Standard Version

"Go!" he responded. "Tell this people: ""Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.'

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Go, and say to this people, Hearing, hear ye, and ye shall not understand; and seeing, see ye, and ye shall not know.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Go and say to this people, 'Keep on listening and do not comprehend! And keep on looking and do not understand!'

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Go, and tell this people, You hear indeed, but do not understand; and seeing you see, but do not know.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

NET Bible

He said, "Go and tell these people: 'Listen continually, but don't understand! Look continually, but don't perceive!'

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Go, and tell this people, 'You hear indeed, but do not understand; and you see indeed, but do not perceive.'

The Emphasized Bible

Then said be - Go and say unto this people, - Hear on but do not discern, See on but do not perceive:

Webster

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

World English Bible

He said, "Go, and tell this people, 'You hear indeed, but don't understand; and you see indeed, but don't perceive.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith, 'Go, and thou hast said to this people, Hear ye -- to hear, and ye do not understand, And see ye -- to see, and ye do not know.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and tell

Usage: 0

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

not and see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Isaiah 6:9

Images Isaiah 6:9

Prayers for Isaiah 6:9

Context Readings

Isaiah's Commission

8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for Us? Then said I, Here am I; send me. 9 And He said, Go and tell this people, Hear and hear continually, but understand not; and see and see continually, but do not apprehend with your mind. 10 Make the heart of this people fat; and make their ears heavy and shut their eyes, lest they see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn again and be healed.



Cross References

Mark 4:12

In order that they may [indeed] look and look but not see and perceive, and may hear and hear but not grasp and comprehend, lest haply they should turn again, and it [ their willful rejection of the truth] should be forgiven them.

Luke 8:10

He said to them, To you it has been given to [come progressively to] know (to recognize and understand more strongly and clearly) the mysteries and secrets of the kingdom of God, but for others they are in parables, so that, [though] looking, they may not see; and hearing, they may not comprehend.

Matthew 13:14-15

In them indeed is the process of fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah, which says: You shall indeed hear and hear but never grasp and understand; and you shall indeed look and look but never see and perceive.

Romans 11:8

As it is written, God gave them a spirit (an attitude) of stupor, eyes that should not see and ears that should not hear, [that has continued] down to this very day.

Isaiah 43:8

Bring forth the blind people who have eyes and the deaf who have ears.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened and benumbed their [callous, degenerated] hearts [He has made their minds dull], to keep them from seeing with their eyes and understanding with their hearts and minds and repenting and turning to Me to heal them.

Acts 28:26-27

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].

Exodus 32:7-10

The Lord said to Moses, Go down, for your people, whom you brought out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves;

Isaiah 29:13

And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth and honor Me with their lips but remove their hearts and minds far from Me, and their fear and reverence for Me are a commandment of men that is learned by repetition [without any thought as to the meaning],

Isaiah 30:8-11

Now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be as a witness for the time to come forevermore.

Isaiah 44:18-20

They do not know or understand, for their eyes God has let become besmeared so that they cannot see, and their minds as well so that they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 15:1-2

Then the Lord said to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood [interceding for them] before Me, yet My mind could not be turned with favor toward this people [Judah]. Send them out of My sight and let them go!

Hosea 1:9

And the Lord said, Call his name Lo-Ammi [Not-my-people], for you are not My people and I am not your God.

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