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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10 Make the heart of this people calloused;(A)
    make their ears dull
    and close their eyes.[a](B)
Otherwise they might see with their eyes,
    hear with their ears,(C)
    understand with their hearts,
and turn and be healed.”(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 6:10 Hebrew; Septuagint ‘You will be ever hearing, but never understanding; / you will be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’ / 10 This people’s heart has become calloused; / they hardly hear with their ears, / and they have closed their eyes

52 for they had not understood about the loaves; their hearts were hardened.(A)

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