Jeremiah 5:21
Good News Translation
Pay attention, you foolish and stupid people, who have eyes, but cannot see, and have ears, but cannot hear.

Contemporary English Version
You fools! Why don't you listen when I speak? Why can't you understand

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear, O foolish people, and without understanding: who have eyes, and see not: and ears, and hear not.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hear, O foolish people, and without understanding: who have eyes, and see not: and ears, and hear not.

O foolish.

Jeremiah 5:4 But I said: Perhaps these are poor and foolish, that know not the way of the Lord, the judgment of their God.

Jeremiah 4:22 For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 8:7 The kite in the air hath known her time: the turtle, and the swallow, and the stork have observed the time of their coming: but my people have not known the judgment of the Lord.

Jeremiah 10:8 They shall be all proved together to be senseless and foolish: the doctrine of their vanity is wood.

Deuteronomy 29:4 And the Lord hath not given you a heart to understand, and eyes to see, and ears that may hear, unto this present day.

Deuteronomy 32:6 Is this the return thou makest to the Lord, O foolish and senseless people? Is not he thy father, that hath possessed thee, and made thee, and created thee?

Psalm 94:8 Understand, ye senseless among the people: and, you fools, be wise at last.

Isaiah 6:9,10 And he said: Go, and thou shalt say to this people: Hearing, hear, and understand not: and see the vision, and know it not. . . .

Isaiah 27:11 Its harvest shall be destroyed with drought, women shall come and teach it: for it is not a wise people, therefore he that made it, shall not have mercy on it: and he that formed it, shall not spare it.

Isaiah 44:18 They have not known, nor understood: for their eyes are covered that they may not see, and that they may not understand with their heart.

Ezekiel 12:1 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:

Matthew 13:13-15 Therefore do I speak to them in parables: because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. . . .

John 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart and be converted: and I should heal them.

Acts 28:26 Saying: Go to this people and say to them: With the ear you shall hear and shall not understand: and seeing you shall see and shall not perceive.

Romans 11:8 As it is written: God hath given them the spirit of insensibility; eyes that they should not see and ears that they should not hear, until this present day.

understanding.

Proverbs 17:16 What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.

Hosea 7:11 And Ephraim is become as a dove that is decoyed, not having a heart: they called upon Egypt, they went to the Assyrians.

Context
Judgment Proclaimed
20Declare ye this to the house of Jacob, and publish it in Juda, saying: 21Hear, O foolish people, and without understanding: who have eyes, and see not: and ears, and hear not.22Will not you then fear me, saith the Lord: and will you not repent at my presence? I have set the sand a bound for the sea, an everlasting ordinance, which it shall not pass over: and the waves thereof shall toss themselves, and shall not prevail: they shall swell, and shall not pass over it.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:13
Therefore do I speak to them in parables: because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

Matthew 13:14
And the prophecy of Isaias is fulfilled in them, who saith: By hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand: and seeing you shall see, and shall not perceive.

Mark 4:12
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.

Mark 8:18
Having eyes, see you not? And having ears, hear you not? Neither do you remember?

John 12:40
He hath blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart and be converted: and I should heal them.

Acts 28:26
Saying: Go to this people and say to them: With the ear you shall hear and shall not understand: and seeing you shall see and shall not perceive.

Romans 1:20
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made. His eternal power also and divinity: so that they are inexcusable.

Romans 11:8
As it is written: God hath given them the spirit of insensibility; eyes that they should not see and ears that they should not hear, until this present day.

Isaiah 6:9
And he said: Go, and thou shalt say to this people: Hearing, hear, and understand not: and see the vision, and know it not.

Isaiah 6:10
Blind the heart of this people, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes: lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.

Isaiah 43:8
Bring forth the people that are blind, and have eyes: that are deaf, and have ears.

Jeremiah 4:22
For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 5:20
Declare ye this to the house of Jacob, and publish it in Juda, saying:

Jeremiah 6:10
To whom shall I speak? and to whom shall I testify, that he may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hear: behold the word of the Lord is become unto them a reproach: and they will not receive it.

Ezekiel 12:2
Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a provoking house: who have eyes to see, and see not: and ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a provoking house.

Zechariah 7:11
But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.

Additional Translations
Hear this, O foolish and senseless people, who have eyes but do not see, who have ears but do not hear.Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; that have eyes, and see not; that have ears, and hear not:

Hear ye now these things, O foolish and senseless people; who have eyes, and see not; and have ears, and hear not:

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not.

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and see not; who have ears, and hear not:

'Hear now this, foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and don't see; who have ears, and don't hear:

Hear ye, I pray you, this, O people, foolish and without heart, Eyes they have, and they see not, Ears they have, and they hear not.
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