Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:

Bible References

The prophecy

Isaiah 6:9
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.
Ezekiel 12:2
Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not, which have ears to hear, and hear not; for they are a rebellious house.
Mark 4:12
that beholding they may behold and not see, and hearing they may hear and not understand, lest it may be, they should be converted and they should be forgiven.
Luke 8:10
And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.
John 12:39
On this account they could not believe, because Esaias said again,
Acts 28:25
And being disagreed among themselves they left; Paul having spoken one word, Well spoke the Holy Spirit through Esaias the prophet to our fathers,
Romans 11:8
according as it is written, God has given to them a spirit of slumber, eyes not to see, and ears not to hear, unto this day.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their thoughts have been darkened, for unto this day the same veil remains in reading the old covenant, unremoved, which in Christ is annulled.

General references

Leviticus 13:29
And if a man or a woman have a sore on the head or on the beard,
Deuteronomy 29:4
But Jehovah hath not given you a heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.
Deuteronomy 32:28
For they are a nation void of counsel, And understanding is not in them.
Proverbs 20:12
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
Ezekiel 17:2
Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel,
Matthew 24:39
and they knew not till the flood came and took all away; thus also shall be the coming of the Son of man.