Isaiah 6:10

“Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their eares heauy, and shut their eyes: lest they see with their eyes, and heare with their eares, and vnderstand with their heart, and conuert and be healed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Render the hearts of this people insensitive, Their ears dull, And their eyes dim, Otherwise they might see with their eyes, Hear with their ears, Understand with their hearts, And return and be healed."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they sea with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make the hearts of this people fat, and let their ears be stopped, and their eyes shut; for fear that they may see with their eyes, and be hearing with their ears, and their heart may become wise, and they may be turned to me and made well.
- Basic English Bible

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and healed.
- Darby Bible

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
- Webster's Bible

Make the heart of this people fat. Make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn again, and be healed."
- World English Bible

Declare fat the heart of this people, And its ears declare heavy, And its eyes declare dazzled, Lest it see with its eyes, And with its ears hear, and its heart consider, And it hath turned back, and hath health.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they, seeing with their eyes, and hearing with their ears, and understanding with their heart, return, and be healed.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 6:10


6:10 Fat - Stupid and senseless. This making of their hearts fat, is here ascribed to the prophet, as it is ascribed to God in the repetition of this prophecy, #John 12:40|, because God inflicted this judgment upon them by the ministry of the prophet, partly by way of prediction, foretelling that this would be the effect of his preaching; and partly by withdrawing the light and help of his Spirit. Heavy - Make them dull of hearing. Lest - That they may not be able, as before they were not willing to see. Convert - Turn to God.


Discussion for Isaiah 6

  • Ceri Okuwa
    Verse 3 and 4
    These verses shows us the importance of worship and that worship gives us access to God's presence; and also opens doors of blessings for us.
  • Christie for verse 1
    some people in your life have to die for the word of God come to pass in your life
  • Mike Vs 8
    I will go. I cannot help but notice that Isaiah had no idea as to where he would go. Would that I would be willing to go anyplace God send me. More often that not Christian will boldly say they will go yet when the call cost them their job, or comfort or even their family that price becomes to high. Granted when one truly is in touch with God and can see as clear as Isaiah does here one cannot help but want to do whatever is necessary to please a just and Holy God. Perhaps if Christians would get in tune with God then we would find more of us who are more willing to actually do what God wants us to do.
  • Joyce Ballentine
    WE CAN SAY WOE IS ME FOR I AM UNDONE WITHOUT HIM IN MY LIFE! WE MUST AS BELIEVERS CHECK OURSELVES BEFORE WE TRY TO CHECK SOMEBODY ELSE! IN ORDER TO STAY HUMBLE SO GOD CAN LIFT US UP, WE MUST COMPARE OUR WAYS TO HIM, AND SEE HOW FAR WE FALL SHORT! LORD I THANK U FOR MY WOE IS ME EXPERIENCE SO I CAN UNDERSTAND HOW HOLY, POWERFUL, AND LOVING U ARE IN MY LIFE! LORD I KNOW WITHOUT U I AM NOTHING BUT WITH U I AM MORE THAN A CONQUOER,
  • Jerome onyebuchi for verse 1
    two kind of relationship.people who reduce u and people dat increase u
  • VERITAS
    UZZIAH died after a "Reign " of 52 years?????---IN 722 BC,the same year that PEKAH. Killed PEKAHIAH!!!! His last year of RULE was 749 BC 3251am... He was a LEPER for the rest of his life...26 years!!!. The so-called historians have no idea of the TRUE CHRONOLOGY of the Kings of Israel Judah. History has been falsified as a result. Hezekiah actually Shadow Ruled for an extra 15 years with his then 12 year old son,Manasseh until 681BC 3319AM. Sennacherib lost 185,000 men overnight in his SECOND invasion of a recalcitrant Tributaries land,AFTER 686BC ,which was the first year of TAHARQA the Nubian,King of Egypt?.. Sennacherib conquered JUDAH in 712 BC 3288AM,the 14th year of Hezekiah. I have given you enough clues to complete an accurate CHRONOLOGY.Which I have already done some time ago. But power over the SHEEPLE has blocked every effort to reveal those truths VERITAS

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