12 Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.
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13 This is why I speak to them in parables: “Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand.
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14 In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah: “ ‘You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.
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15 For this people’s heart has become calloused; 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 heartsand turn, and I would heal them.’a
References for Matthew 13:15
    • ’ 13:15 - Isaiah 6:9,10 (see Septuagint)