He said, “Go, and tell this people:

‘Keep on (A)listening, but do not perceive;
Keep on looking, but do not understand.’
10 (B)Render the hearts of this people [a](C)insensitive,
Their ears [b]dull,
And their eyes [c]dim,
(D)Otherwise they might see with their eyes,
Hear with their ears,
Understand with their hearts,
And return and be healed.”

11 Then I said, “Lord, (E)how long?” And He answered,

“Until (F)cities are devastated and without inhabitant,
Houses are without people
And the land is utterly desolate,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 6:10 Lit fat
  2. Isaiah 6:10 Lit heavy
  3. Isaiah 6:10 Lit besmeared

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