Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.
In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah which says: 'Hearing you will hear and shall not understand; and seeing you will see and not perceive.
he said, "To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God; but to others it is given in parables, so that 'Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'
Though he had done so many signs before them, yet they did not believe in him;
When they disagreed among themselves, they began to leave, after Paul had made one final statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your fathers through Isaiah the prophet:
as it is written: "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that they should not see and ears that they should not hear, down to this very day."
Repent therefore, and turn again, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
2 Timothy 2:25
with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God will grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,
and then have fallen away, to renew them again to repentance, since they crucify again for themselves the Son of God, and put him to an open shame.