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Isaiah 29:18

18 In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Read Isaiah 29:18 Using Other Translations

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.
In that day the deaf shall hear the words of a book, and out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind shall see.
In that day the deaf will hear words read from a book, and the blind will see through the gloom and darkness.

What does Isaiah 29:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Isaiah 29:18

And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book,
&c.] That is, in the Gospel day, or times of the Gospel dispensation, when that should be preached to the Gentiles; who before were deaf, but now should be made to hear, and be willing to hear, and hear so as to understand the doctrines contained in the Scriptures, the prophecies of them concerning the Messiah; even the words of that book that is sealed to the Jews, and could not be read, neither by the learned nor unlearned among them; but should be both read, heard, and understood, by the Gentiles, having ears given them to hear the Gospel, to receive its doctrines, and obey its ordinances:

and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of
darkness;
such, who before were blind and ignorant as to spiritual things, being called, through the ministry of the word, out of darkness into marvellous light, and their eyes being opened by it, should now see their sin and misery, their lost and dangerous estate, the way of life and salvation by Christ, the great and glorious truths of the Gospel, and what eye has not seen, nor ear heard.

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