Isaiah 43:8
New International Version
Lead out those who have eyes but are blind, who have ears but are deaf.

New Living Translation
Bring out the people who have eyes but are blind, who have ears but are deaf.

English Standard Version
Bring out the people who are blind, yet have eyes, who are deaf, yet have ears!

Berean Study Bible
Bring out a people who have eyes but are blind, and who have ears but are deaf.

New American Standard Bible
Bring out the people who are blind, even though they have eyes, And the deaf, even though they have ears.

King James Bible
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

Christian Standard Bible
Bring out a people who are blind, yet have eyes, and are deaf, yet have ears.

Contemporary English Version
Bring my people together. They have eyes and ears, but they can't see or hear.

Good News Translation
God says, "Summon my people to court. They have eyes, but they are blind; they have ears, but they are deaf!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Bring out a people who are blind, yet have eyes, and are deaf, yet have ears.

International Standard Version
"Bring out the people who are blind, yet still have eyes, who are deaf, yet still have ears!

NET Bible
Bring out the people who are blind, even though they have eyes, those who are deaf, even though they have ears!

New Heart English Bible
Bring out the blind people who have eyes, and the deaf who have ears.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Bring the people who are blind but still have eyes, the people who are deaf but still have ears.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The blind people that have eyes shall be brought forth, And the deaf that have ears.

New American Standard 1977
Bring out the people who are blind, even though they have eyes, And the deaf, even though they have ears.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Bring forth the people that is blind that have eyes and the deaf that have ears.

King James 2000 Bible
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

American King James Version
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

American Standard Version
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and I have brought forth the blind people; for their eyes are alike blind, and they that have ears are deaf.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bring forth the people that are blind, and have eyes: that are deaf, and have ears.

Darby Bible Translation
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

English Revised Version
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

Webster's Bible Translation
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

World English Bible
Bring out the blind people who have eyes, and the deaf who have ears.

Young's Literal Translation
He brought out a blind people who have eyes, And deaf ones who have ears.
Study Bible
Israel's Only Savior
7everyone called by My name and created for My glory, whom I have indeed formed and made.” 8Bring out a people who have eyes but are blind, and who have ears but are deaf. 9All the nations gather together and the peoples assemble. Who among them can declare this, and proclaim to us the former things? Let them present their witnesses to vindicate them, so that others may hear and say, “It is true.”…
Cross References
Mark 4:12
so that, 'they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven.'"

Isaiah 6:9
And He replied, "Go and tell this people: 'Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.'

Isaiah 29:18
On that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll, and out of the deep darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Isaiah 42:19
Who is blind but My servant, or deaf like the messenger I am sending? Who is blind like My covenant partner, or blind like the servant of the LORD?

Jeremiah 5:21
Hear this, O foolish and senseless people, who have eyes but do not see, who have ears but do not hear.

Ezekiel 12:2
"Son of man, you are living in a rebellious house. They have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house.

Treasury of Scripture

Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

Isaiah 6:9
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

Isaiah 42:18-20
Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see…

Isaiah 44:18-20
They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand…







Lexicon
Bring out
הוֹצִ֥יא (hō·w·ṣî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

a people
עַם־ (‘am-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

who have
יֵ֑שׁ (yêš)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3426: Being, substance, existence, is

eyes
וְעֵינַ֣יִם (wə·‘ê·na·yim)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - cd
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

but are blind,
עִוֵּ֖ר (‘iw·wêr)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5787: Blind

and who have ears
וְאָזְנַ֥יִם (wə·’ā·zə·na·yim)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - fd
Strong's Hebrew 241: Broadness, the ear

but are deaf.
וְחֵרְשִׁ֖ים (wə·ḥê·rə·šîm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2795: Deaf
(8) Bring forth the blind people . . .--The command comes abruptly, as from a Divine voice, and is, as it were, a reversed echo of Isaiah 42:18-20. There Israel saw but did not observe, had eyes and yet was blind. Here the blind and deaf--i.e., the heathen, or the Israel that had fallen into heathenism--are spoken of as having capacities for sight and hearing which will one day be developed.

Verses 8-13. - A RENEWED CHALLENGE TO THE NATIONS. The nations are once more challenged (comp. Isaiah 41:1, 21-26) to set forth the claims of their gods against those of Jehovah. Israel is summoned on the one hand (ver. 8); the nations on the other (ver. 9). What prophecy can the nations produce, either old or new? The Israelites can abundantly witness on behalf of Jehovah (ver. 10). Jehovah adds a further witness of himself (vers. 11-13). Verse 8. - Bring forth the blind people that have eyes. A tribunal is supposed to have been prepared, before which the contending parties are summoned to appear and plead. Israel is first summoned, as "a blind people that have eyes;" i.e. a people long blind (Isaiah 29:18; Isaiah 35:5; Isaiah 42:7, 18, 19), who have now, to some extent, recovered their sight (Isaiah 32:3; Isaiah 35:5), and are ready to witness for God. Next, the nations are summoned (see the following verse). 43:8-13 Idolaters are called to appear in defence of their idols. Those who make them, and trust in them, are like unto them. They have the shape and faculties of men; but they have not common sense. But God's people know the power of his grace, the sweetness of his comforts, the kind care of his providence, and the truth of his promise. All servants of God can give such an account of what he has wrought in them, and done for them, as may lead others to know and believe his power, truth, and love
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