Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying:Who should I send?
Who will go for Us?I said:Here I am. Send me.
9 And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive.
10 Dull the minds of these people;
deafen their ears and blind their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their minds,
turn back, and be healed.



Cross References

Mark 4:12

so thatthey may look and look,
yet not perceive;
they may listen and listen,
yet not understand;
otherwise, they might turn back—
and be forgiven.

Luke 8:10

So He said, “The secrets of the kingdom of God have been given for you to know, but to the rest it is in parables, so thatLooking they may not see,
and hearing they may not understand.

Matthew 13:14-15

Isaiah’s prophecy is fulfilled in them, which says:You will listen and listen,
yet never understand;
and you will look and look,
yet never perceive.

Romans 11:8

as it is written:God gave them a spirit of insensitivity,
eyes that cannot see
and ears that cannot hear,
to this day.

Isaiah 43:8

Bring out a people who are blind, yet have eyes,
and are deaf, yet have ears.

John 12:40

He has blindedtheir eyes
and hardened their hearts,
so that they would not see with their eyes
or understand with their hearts,
and be converted,
and I would heal them.

Acts 28:26-27

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.

Exodus 32:7-10

The Lord spoke to Moses: “Go down at once! For your people you brought up from the land of Egypt have acted corruptly.

Isaiah 29:13

The Lord said:Because these people approach Me with their mouths
to honor Me with lip-service
yet their hearts are far from Me,
and their worship consists of man-made rules
learned by rote—

Isaiah 30:8-11

Go now, write it on a tablet in their presence
and inscribe it on a scroll;
it will be for the future,
forever and ever.

Isaiah 44:18-20

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.

Jeremiah 15:1-2

Then the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not reach out to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

Hosea 1:9

Then the Lord said:Name him Not My People,
for you are not My people,
and I will not be your God.

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