Matthew 13:13

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
New King James Version

“Therefore I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.
New American Standard Bible

“Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.
New International Version

This is why I speak to them in parables: Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand.
The Amplified Bible

This is the reasons that I speak to them in parables: because having the power of seeing, they do not see; and having the power of hearing, they do not hear, nor do they grasp and understand.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

On this account by means of illustrations I am speaking to them, because while seeing they are not seeing, and while hearing they are not hearing, neither are they understanding.
Phillips’ Modern English

This is why I speak to them in these parables; because they go through life with their eyes open, but see nothing, and with their ears open, but understand nothing of what they hear.
Williams’ Language of the People

This is why I am speaking to them in stories, because they look but do not see, they listen but do not really hear or understand.
 
Mt. 13:12 π Mt. 13:14
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