Matthew 13:15
Good News Translation
because their minds are dull, and they have stopped up their ears and have closed their eyes. Otherwise, their eyes would see, their ears would hear, their minds would understand, and they would turn to me, says God, and I would heal them.'

Contemporary English Version
All of them have stubborn minds! They refuse to listen; they cover their eyes. They cannot see or hear or understand. If they could, they would turn to me, and I would heal them."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

heart.

Psalm 119:70 Their heart is curdled like milk: but I have meditated on thy law.

ears.

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

John 8:43,44 Why do you not know my speech? Because you cannot hear my word. . . .

Acts 7:57 And they, crying out with a loud voice, stopped their ears and with one accord ran violently upon him.

2 Timothy 4:4 And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables.

Hebrews 5:11 Of whom we have much to say and hard to be intelligibly uttered: because you are become weak to hear.

their eyes.

Isaiah 29:10-12 For the Lord hath mingled for you the spirit of a deep sleep, he will shut up your eyes, he will cover your prophets and princes, that see visions. . . .

Isaiah 44:20 Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

2 Thessalonians 2:10,11 And in all seduction of iniquity to them that perish: because they receive not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. Therefore God shall send them the operation of error, to believe lying: . . .

and should be.

Acts 3:19 Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

2 Timothy 2:25,26 With modesty admonishing them that resist the truth: if peradventure God may give them repentance to know the truth; . . .

Hebrews 6:4-6 For it is impossible for those who were once illuminated, have tasted also the heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, . . .

and I.

Isaiah 57:18 I saw his ways, and I healed him, and brought him back, and restored comforts to him, and to them that mourn for him.

Jeremiah 3:22 Return, you rebellious children, and I will heal your rebellions. Behold we come to thee: for thou art the Lord our God.

Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed: save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

Jeremiah 33:6 Behold I will close their wounds and give them health, and I will cure them: and I will reveal to them the prayer of peace and truth.

Hosea 14:4 I will heal their breaches, I will love them freely: for my wrath is turned away from them.

Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

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.

Revelation 22:2 In the midst of the street thereof, and on both sides of the river, was the tree of life, bearing twelve fruits, yielding its fruits every month: the leaves of the tree for the healing of the nations.

Context
The Purpose of Jesus' Parables
14And 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. 15For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them. 16But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:70
Their heart is curdled like milk: but I have meditated on thy law.

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.

Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?

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

Luke 19:42
If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes.

John 8:43
Why do you not know my speech? Because you cannot hear my word.

John 8:44
You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Acts 28:27
For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears have they heard heavily and their eyes they have shut, lest perhaps they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and should be converted: and I should heal them.

2 Timothy 4:4
And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables.

Hebrews 5:11
Of whom we have much to say and hard to be intelligibly uttered: because you are become weak to hear.

Additional Translations
For this people’s heart has grown callous; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and turn, and I would heal them.’

For the heart of this people has grown dull, and they barely hear with the ears, and they have closed their eyes, lest ever they should see with the eyes, and they should hear with the ears, and they should understand with the heart, and should turn, and I will heal them.'

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

For this people's heart is waxed gross, And their ears are dull of hearing, And their eyes they have closed; Lest haply they should perceive with their eyes, And hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, And should turn again, And I should heal them.

for the heart of this people has grown fat, and they have heard heavily with their ears, and they have closed their eyes as asleep, lest they should see with the eyes, and hear with the ears, and understand with the heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

For this people's heart is waxed gross, And their ears are dull of hearing, And their eyes they have closed; Lest haply they should perceive with their eyes, And hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, And should turn again, And I should heal them.

For this people's heart is become gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

For this people's mind is stupefied, their hearing has become dull, and their eyes they have closed; to prevent their ever seeing with their eyes, or hearing with their ears, or understanding with their minds, and turning back, so that I might heal them.'

for this people's heart has grown callous, their ears are dull of hearing, they have closed their eyes; or else perhaps they might perceive with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and should turn again; and I would heal them.'

for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they might see with the eyes, and with the ears might hear, and with the heart understand, and turn back, and I might heal them.
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