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Mark 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV)

12 so that

‘Seeing they may see and not perceive,
And hearing they may hear and not understand;
Lest they should turn,
And their sins be forgiven them.’

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Mark 4:12 Amplified Bible (AMP)

12 so that they will continually look but not see, and they will continually hear but not understand, otherwise they might turn [from their rejection of the truth] and be forgiven.”

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Mark 4:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 so that,

“‘they may be ever seeing but never perceiving,
    and ever hearing but never understanding;
otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!’[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Mark 4:12 Isaiah 6:9,10
New International Version (NIV)

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Mark 4:12 King James Version (KJV)

12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

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