New American Standard Bible
But to this day whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their heart;
King James Bible
But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.
Darby Bible Translation
But unto this day, when Moses is read, the veil lies upon their heart.
World English Bible
But to this day, when Moses is read, a veil lies on their heart.
Young's Literal Translation
but till to-day, when Moses is read, a vail upon their heart doth lie,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But even unto this day - To the time when Paul wrote this Epistle, about 30 years after Christ was put to death. But it is still as true as it was in the time of Paul; and the character and conduct of the Jews now so entirely accords with the description which he gives of them in his time, as to show that he drew from nature, and as to constitute one of the strong incidental proofs that the account in the New Testament is true. Of no other people on earth, probably, would a description be accurate eighteen hundred years after it was made.
When Moses is read - When the five books of Moses are read, as they were regularly and constantly in their synagogues; see the note on Luke 4:16.
The vail is upon their heart - They do not see the true meaning and beauty of their own Scriptures - a description as applicable to the Jews now as it was to those in the time of Paul.
Liberty is the heirloom of all the sons and daughters of Adam. But where do you find liberty unaccompanied by religion? True it is that all men have a right to liberty, but it is equally true that you do not meet it in any country save where you find the Spirit of the Lord. "Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." Thank God, this is a free country. This is a land where I can breathe the air and say it is untainted by the groan of a single slave; my lungs receive it, and I know there has …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
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And on this mountain He will swallow up the covering which is over all peoples, Even the veil which is stretched over all nations.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
2 Corinthians 3:16
but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
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