Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Tell them: 'Hear this, you foolish people who have no understanding, who have eyes but do not discern, who have ears but do not perceive:

New American Standard Bible

‘Now hear this, O foolish and senseless people,
Who have eyes but do not see;
Who have ears but do not hear.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Hear this,
you foolish and senseless people.
They have eyes, but they don’t see.
They have ears, but they don’t hear.

International Standard Version

"Hear this, you foolish and stupid people: They have eyes, but don't see; they have ears, but don't hear.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


‘Now hear this, O foolish people without heart,
Who have eyes but do not see,
Who have ears but do not hear.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear now to this, O foolish people without sense; who have eyes but see nothing, and ears without the power of hearing:

Darby Translation

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear now this, O foolish people, and no heart; eyes to them and they will not see; and ears to them, and they will not hear:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear this please, foolish and {senseless} people, {who have eyes} but do not see, {who have ears} but do not hear.'

Modern King James verseion

Now hear this, O foolish people and without heart; who have eyes and see not; who have ears and hear not;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Hear this, thou foolish and indiscreet people: ye have eyes, but ye see not; ears have ye, but ye hear not.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Hear this, I pray you ye people - foolish and without heart, - Eyes, have they, and see not, Ears, have they, and hear not!

Webster

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

World English Bible

'Hear now this, foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and don't see; who have ears, and don't hear:

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear ye, I pray you, this, O people, foolish and without heart, Eyes they have, and they see not, Ears they have, and they hear not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סכל 
Cakal 
Usage: 7

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

20 "Proclaim this message among the descendants of Jacob. Make it known throughout Judah. 21 Tell them: 'Hear this, you foolish people who have no understanding, who have eyes but do not discern, who have ears but do not perceive: 22 "You should fear me!" says the Lord. "You should tremble in awe before me! I made the sand to be a boundary for the sea, a permanent barrier that it can never cross. Its waves may roll, but they can never prevail. They may roar, but they can never cross beyond that boundary."



Cross References

Isaiah 6:9-10

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

Ezekiel 12:2

"Son of man, you are living in the midst of a rebellious house. They have eyes to see, but do not see, and ears to hear, but do not hear, because they are a rebellious house.

Deuteronomy 32:6

Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.

John 12:40

"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and understand with their heart, and turn to me, and I would heal them."

Acts 28:26

when he said, 'Go to this people and say, "You will keep on hearing, but will never understand, and you will keep on looking, but will never perceive.

Romans 11:8

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

Deuteronomy 29:4

But to this very day the Lord has not given you an understanding mind, perceptive eyes, or discerning ears!

Psalm 94:8

Take notice of this, you ignorant people! You fools, when will you ever understand?

Proverbs 17:16

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no intention of acquiring wisdom?

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches get brittle, they break; women come and use them for kindling. For these people lack understanding, therefore the one who made them has no compassion on them; the one who formed them has no mercy on them.

Isaiah 44:18

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

Jeremiah 4:22

The Lord answered, "This will happen because my people are foolish. They do not know me. They are like children who have no sense. They have no understanding. They are skilled at doing evil. They do not know how to do good."

Jeremiah 5:4

I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even the stork knows when it is time to move on. The turtledove, swallow, and crane recognize the normal times for their migration. But my people pay no attention to what I, the Lord, require of them.

Jeremiah 10:8

The people of those nations are both stupid and foolish. Instruction from a wooden idol is worthless!

Hosea 7:11

Ephraim has been like a dove, easily deceived and lacking discernment. They called to Egypt for help; they turned to Assyria for protection.

Matthew 13:13-15

For this reason I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.

Mark 8:18

Though you have eyes, don't you see? And though you have ears, can't you hear? Don't you remember?

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