He said, “Go(A) and tell this people:

“‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding;
    be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’(B)

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And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

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13 This is why I speak to them in parables:

“Though seeing, they do not see;
    though hearing, they do not hear or understand.(A)

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13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

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14 In them is fulfilled(A) the prophecy of Isaiah:

“‘You will be ever hearing but never understanding;
    you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.

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14 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:

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