Matthew 13:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
FOR THE HEARTκαρδία
(kardia)
2588: hearta prim. word
OF THIS 
 
3778: thisprobably from a redupl. of ho,, used as a demonstrative pronoun
PEOPLEλαοῦ
(laou)
2992: the peoplea prim. word
HAS BECOME DULL,ἐπαχύνθη
(epachunthē)
3975: to thicken, to fatten, fig. to make dullfrom pachus (thick)
WITH THEIR EARSὠσὶν
(ōsin)
3775: the eara prim. word
THEY SCARCELYβαρέως
(bareōs)
917: heavilyadverb from barus
HEAR,ἤκουσαν
(ēkousan)
191: to hear, listenfrom a prim. word mean. hearing
AND THEY HAVE CLOSEDἐκάμμυσαν
(ekammusan)
2576: to shut the eyescontr. of the comp. of kata and muó (to shut the eyes)
THEIR EYES,ὀφθαλμοὺς
(ophthalmous)
3788: the eyefrom a prim. root op- and an uncertain root
OTHERWISEμήποτε
(mēpote)
3379: never, lest everfrom and pote
THEY WOULD SEE 
 
3708: to see, perceive, attend toa prim. verb
WITH THEIR EYES,ὀφθαλμοῖς
(ophthalmois)
3788: the eyefrom a prim. root op- and an uncertain root
HEARἀκούσωσιν
(akousōsin)
191: to hear, listenfrom a prim. word mean. hearing
WITH THEIR EARS,ὠσὶν
(ōsin)
3775: the eara prim. word
AND UNDERSTANDσυνῶσιν
(sunōsin)
4920: to set together, fig. to understandfrom sun and hiémi (to send)
WITH THEIR HEARTκαρδίᾳ
(kardia)
2588: hearta prim. word
AND RETURN,ἐπιστρέψωσιν
(epistrepsōsin)
1994: to turn, to returnfrom epi and strephó
AND I WOULD HEALἰάσομαι
(iasomai)
2390: to heala prim. verb
THEM.' 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
επαχυνθη  verb - aorist passive indicative - third person singular
pachuno  pakh-oo'-no:  to thicken, i.e. (by implication) to fatten (figuratively, stupefy or render callous) -- wax gross.
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
η  definite article - nominative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καρδια  noun - nominative singular feminine
kardia  kar-dee'-ah:  the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle -- (+ broken-)heart(-ed).
του  definite article - genitive singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
λαου  noun - genitive singular masculine
laos  lah-os':  a people -- people.
τουτου  demonstrative pronoun - genitive singular masculine
toutou  too'-too:  of (from or concerning) this (person or thing) -- here(-by), him, it, + such manner of, that, thence(-forth), thereabout, this, thus.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τοις  definite article - dative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ωσιν  noun - dative plural neuter
ous  ooce:  the ear (physically or mentally) -- ear.
βαρεως  adverb
bareos  bar-eh'-oce:  heavily (figuratively) -- dull.
ηκουσαν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person
akouo  ak-oo'-o:  to hear (in various senses) -- give (in the) audience (of), come (to the ears), (shall) hear(-er, -ken), be noised, be reported, understand.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τους  definite article - accusative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
οφθαλμους  noun - accusative plural masculine
ophthalmos  of-thal-mos':  the eye; by implication, vision; figuratively, envy (from the jealous side-glance) -- eye, sight.
αυτων  personal pronoun - genitive plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
εκαμμυσαν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person
kammuo  kam-moo'-o:  to shut down, i.e. close the eyes -- close.
μηποτε  adverb
mepote  may'-pot-eh or:  not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps) -- if peradventure, lest (at any time, haply), not at all, whether or not.
ιδωσιν  verb - second aorist active subjunctive - third person
eido  i'-do:  to see; by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
οφθαλμοις  noun - dative plural masculine
ophthalmos  of-thal-mos':  the eye; by implication, vision; figuratively, envy (from the jealous side-glance) -- eye, sight.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τοις  definite article - dative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ωσιν  noun - dative plural neuter
ous  ooce:  the ear (physically or mentally) -- ear.
ακουσωσιν  verb - aorist active subjunctive - third person
akouo  ak-oo'-o:  to hear (in various senses) -- give (in the) audience (of), come (to the ears), (shall) hear(-er, -ken), be noised, be reported, understand.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τη  definite article - dative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καρδια  noun - dative singular feminine
kardia  kar-dee'-ah:  the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle -- (+ broken-)heart(-ed).
συνωσιν  verb - second aorist active subjunctive - third person
suniemi  soon-ee'-ay-mee:  to put together, i.e. (mentally) to comprehend; by implication, to act piously -- consider, understand, be wise.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
επιστρεψωσιν  verb - aorist active subjunctive - third person
epistrepho  ep-ee-stref'-o:  to revert (literally, figuratively or morally) -- come (go) again, convert, (re-)turn (about, again).
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
ιασομαι  verb - future middle deponent indicative - first person singular
iaomai  ee-ah'-om-ahee:  to cure -- heal, make whole.
αυτους  personal pronoun - accusative plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.'

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For this people's heart has grown callous; their ears are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn back-- and I would cure them.

International Standard Version
for this people's heart has become dull, and their ears are hard of hearing. They have shut their eyes so that they might not see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.'

NET Bible
For the heart of this people has become dull; they are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the heart of this people has become dense, and they have hardly heard with their ears and their eyes they have shut, lest they would see with their eyes and they would hear with their ears and they would understand in their hearts and they would be converted and I would heal them.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These people have become close-minded and hard of hearing. They have shut their eyes so that their eyes never see. Their ears never hear. Their minds never understand. And they never return to me for healing!'

King James 2000 Bible
For this people's heart has 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.
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