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He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Bible References


John 9:39
And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, so that those not seeing might see, and those who see might become blind.
1 Kings 22:20
And LORD said, Who shall entice Ahab, that he may go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead? And one said on this manner, and another said on that manner.
Isaiah 29:10
For LORD has poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes. The prophets, and your heads, the seers, he has covered.
Ezekiel 14:9
And if the prophet is deceived and speaks a word, I, LORD, have deceived that prophet. And I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel.
Matthew 13:13
Because of this I speak to them in parables, because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, nor do they understand.
Matthew 15:14
Leave them. They are blind leaders of blind men, and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.
Mark 4:12
So that seeing they may see, and not perceive, and hearing they may hear, and not understand, lest they should turn, and the sins would be forgiven them.
Luke 8:10
And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables, so that seeing they would not see, and hearing they would not understand.
Acts 28:26
saying, Go thou to this people, and say, Hearing ye will hear, and will, no, not understand, and seeing ye will see, and will, no, not perceive.
Romans 11:8
just as it is written that God gave them a spirit of slumber: eyes not to see, and ears not to hear, until this very day.

That they

Deuteronomy 29:4
yet LORD has not given you a heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.
Psalm 135:10
who smote many nations, and killed mighty kings--
Isaiah 26:11
LORD, thy hand is lifted up, yet they do not see. But they shall see [thy] zeal for the people, and be put to shame. Yea, fire shall devour thine adversaries.
Isaiah 42:19
Who is blind, but my servant, or deaf, as my messenger that I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace [with me], and blind as LORD's servant?
Jeremiah 5:21
Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding, who have eyes, and see not, who have ears, and hear not:
Ezekiel 12:2
Son of man, thou dwell in the midst of the rebellious house, that have eyes to see, and see not, that have ears to hear, and hear not, for they are a rebellious house.
Mark 8:17
And knowing it Jesus says to them, Why do ye deliberate because ye have no loaves? Do ye not yet perceive nor understand? Have ye your heart still hardened?

And be

Acts 3:19
Repent ye therefore, and be converted in order to wipe away your sins, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.
Acts 15:3
Indeed therefore, having been helped for the trip by the congregation, they passed through Phoenicia and Samaria, describing the conversion of the Gentiles. And they caused great joy to all the brothers.
James 5:19
Brothers, if any man among you may be led astray from the truth, and some man converts him,


Psalm 6:2
Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am withered away. O LORD, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
Psalm 41:4
I said, O LORD, have mercy upon me. Heal my soul, for I have sinned against thee.
Psalm 147:3
He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.
Isaiah 53:5
But he was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed.
Isaiah 57:18
I have seen his ways, and will heal him. I will lead him also, and restore comforts to him and to his mourners.
Hosea 6:1
Come, and let us return to LORD, for he has torn, and he will heal us. He has smitten, and he will bind us up.
Hosea 14:4
I will heal their backsliding. I will love them freely. For my anger is turned away from him.
Luke 4:18
The Spirit of Lord is upon me, because he anointed me to preach good-news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to sent forth in deliv

General references

Exodus 10:20
But LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go.
Deuteronomy 29:4
yet LORD has not given you a heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.
John 1:5
And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
John 9:18
The Jews therefore did not believe about him, that he had been blind, and had received sight, until they called the parents of the man who had received sight.
John 10:37
If I am not doing the works of my Father, do not believe me.