Isaiah 6:9-13 NIV

9 He said, "Go1 and tell this people: " 'Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.'2

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10 Make the heart of this people calloused;3 make their ears dull and close their eyes.a4 Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears,5 understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed."6

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    • a 6:10 - ,10 Hebrew; Septuagint "'You will be ever hearing, but never understanding; / you will be ever seeing, but never perceiving.' / 10 This people's heart has become calloused; / they hardly hear with their ears, / and they have closed their eyes"
      11 Then I said, "For how long, O Lord?"7 And he answered: "Until the cities lie ruined8 and without inhabitant, until the houses are left deserted9 and the fields ruined and ravaged,10

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      12 until the LORD has sent everyone far away11 and the land is utterly forsaken.12

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      13 And though a tenth remains13 in the land, it will again be laid waste.14 But as the terebinth and oak leave stumps15 when they are cut down, so the holy16 seed will be the stump in the land."17

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