26saying, '1GO TO THISPEOPLE AND SAY, "a2YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, bBUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; AND cYOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;
273FOR THE HEART OF THISPEOPLE HAS BECOMEDULL, AND WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELYHEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES; OTHERWISE THEY MIGHT SEE WITH THEIR EYES, AND HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM."'
28"Therefore let it be known to you that 4thissalvation of God has been sent5to the Gentiles; they will alsolisten."
[dWhen he had spokenthese words, the Jewsdeparted, having a greatdisputeamongthemselves.]
And he stayedtwofullyearsein his ownrentedquarters and was welcomingall who came to him,
31f6preaching the kingdom of God and teachingconcerning the LordJesusChrist7with allopenness, unhindered.