Parallel Verses

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.'

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.

Amplified

And He said, “Go, and tell this people:

‘Keep on listening, but do not understand;
Keep on looking, but do not comprehend.’

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.

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.

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 I heard the Lord's voice, saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here I am. Send me!" 9 He said, "Go, and tell this people, 'You hear indeed, but don't understand; and you see indeed, but don't perceive.' 10 Make the heart of this people fat. Make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed."



Cross References

Mark 4:12

that 'seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest perhaps they should turn again, and their sins should be forgiven them.'"

Luke 8:10

He said, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables; that 'seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'

Matthew 13:14-15

In them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled, which says, 'By hearing you will hear, and will in no way understand; Seeing you will see, and will in no way perceive:

Romans 11:8

According as it is written, "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear, to this very day."

Isaiah 43:8

Bring out the blind people who have eyes, and the deaf who have ears.

John 12:40

"He has blinded their eyes and he hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart, and would turn, and I would heal them."

Acts 28:26-27

saying, 'Go to this people, and say, in hearing, you will hear, but will in no way understand. In seeing, you will see, but will in no way perceive.

Exodus 32:7-10

Yahweh spoke to Moses, "Go, get down; for your people, who you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves!

Isaiah 29:13

The Lord said, "Because this people draws near with their mouth and with their lips to honor me, but they have removed their heart far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men which has been taught;

Isaiah 30:8-11

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

Isaiah 44:18-20

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.

Jeremiah 15:1-2

Then Yahweh said to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind would not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.

Hosea 1:9

He said, "Call his name Lo-Ammi; for you are not my people, and I will not be yours.

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