New American Standard Bible
On that day the deaf will hear words of a book, And out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.
King James Bible
And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and, out of obscurity and out of darkness, the eyes of the blind shall see;
World English Bible
In that day, the deaf will hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind will see out of obscurity and out of darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
And heard in that day have the deaf the words of a book, And out of thick darkness, and out of darkness, The eyes of the blind do see.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shall the deaf hear the words of the book - They who now have the law and do not understand it, the people who seem to be deaf to all that God says, shall hear and understand it.
Shall see out of obscurity ... - That is, the darkness being removed, they shall see clearly the truth of God, and discern and love its beauty. Their eyes are now blinded, but then they shall see clearly.
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the BLIND RECEIVE SIGHT and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.
They were utterly astonished, saying, "He has done all things well; He makes even the deaf to hear and the mute to speak."
and said to him, "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam " (which is translated, Sent). So he went away and washed, and came back seeing.
Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them.
The entire vision will be to you like the words of a sealed book, which when they give it to the one who is literate, saying, "Please read this," he will say, "I cannot, for it is sealed."
Then the eyes of those who see will not be blinded, And the ears of those who hear will listen.
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