Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:
And I said, Surely, they are weak; they became foolish: for they knew not the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God.
For my people are foolish, they knew me not; foolish sons are they and they not understanding; wise are they to do evil, and to do good they knew not
Also the stork in the heavens knew her appointment; and the turtle-dove, and the swallow, and the twitterer watched the time of their coming; and my people knew not the judgment of Jehovah.
And in one they will become brutish, and they will be foolish: the tree itself a correction of vanities.
And Jehovah gave not to you an heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, even to this day.
To Jehovah will ye recompense this, A people foolish and not wise? He thy father: did he not buy thee? He made thee, and he will protect thee.
Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye foolish, when will ye understand?
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.
In its harvest being dried up, women shall break it off in coming, illuminating it: for it is a people not understanding: for this he making them will not compassionate them, and he forming them will not have mercy upon them.
They will not know, and they will not discern: he spread over their eyes from seeing; their heart from considering.
Son of man, thou art dwelling in the midst of a house of contradiction, which to them eyes to see, and they saw not: ears to them to hear, and they heard not: for they are a house of contradiction.
For this I speak to them in parables: for seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
He has blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart: lest they see with the eyes, and understand with the heart, and should turn back, and I should heal them.
Saying, Go to this people, and say, By hearing ye shall hear, and not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and ye should not perceive:
(As has been written, God gave them the spirit of mortal pain, eyes not to see, and earn not to hear;) even to this day.
Wherefore this a price in the hand of the foolish one to obtain wisdom, and no heart?
And Ephraim will be as an enticed dove, not a heart: they called Egypt, they went to Assur.