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Matthew 13: 12-17

(12) “For whoever possesses, to him more shall be given, and he shall have overflowingly; but whoever does not possess, even what he possesses shall be taken away from him.

(13) “Because of this I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

(14) “And in them the prophecy of Yeshayahu is completely filled, which says, ‘Hearing you shall hear and by no means understand, and seeing you shall see and by no means perceive,

(15) for the heart of this people has become thickened, and their ears are hard of hearing, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, lest they should understand with their heart, and turn back, and I heal them.’

(16) “And blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear,

(17) for truly I say to you, that many prophets and righteous ones longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.

Blessings and Shalom
ME

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