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John 12:40–41

40 uHe hath blinded their eyes, and xhardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them. 41 These things said Esaias, ywhen he zsaw his glory, and spake of him.

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John 12:40–41 — The New International Version (NIV)

40 “He has blinded their eyes

and hardened their hearts,

so they can neither see with their eyes,

nor understand with their hearts,

nor turn—and I would heal them.”

41 Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus’ glory and spoke about him.

John 12:40–41 — English Standard Version (ESV)

40 “He has blinded their eyes

and hardened their heart,

lest they see with their eyes,

and understand with their heart, and turn,

and I would heal them.”

41 Isaiah said these things because he saw his glory and spoke of him.

John 12:40–41 — New Living Translation (NLT)

40 “The Lord has blinded their eyes

and hardened their hearts—

so that their eyes cannot see,

and their hearts cannot understand,

and they cannot turn to me

and have me heal them.”

41 Isaiah was referring to Jesus when he said this, because he saw the future and spoke of the Messiah’s glory.

John 12:40–41 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts,

Lest they should see with their eyes,

Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn,

So that I should heal them.”

41 These things Isaiah said when he saw His glory and spoke of Him.

John 12:40–41 — New Century Version (NCV)

40 “He has blinded their eyes,

and he has closed their minds.

Otherwise they would see with their eyes

and understand in their minds

and come back to me and be healed.”

41 Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus’ glory and spoke about him.

John 12:40–41 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

40 He hath blinded their eyes, and he hardened their heart;

Lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart,

And should turn,

And I should heal them.

41 These things said Isaiah, because he saw his glory; and he spake of him.

John 12:40–41 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

40 He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they may not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them. 41 These things said Esaias because he saw his glory and spoke of him.

John 12:40–41 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

40 “God blinded them 

and made them close-minded 

so that their eyes don’t see 

and their minds don’t understand. 

And they never turn to me for healing!” 

41 Isaiah said this because he had seen Jesus’ glory and had spoken about him. 

John 12:40–41 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

40 He has blinded their eyes

and hardened their hearts,

so that they would not see with their eyes

or understand with their hearts,

and be converted,

and I would heal them.

41 Isaiah said these things because he saw His glory and spoke about Him.

John 12:40–41 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

40 “He has blinded their eyes

and hardened their heart,

so that they might not look with their eyes,

and understand with their heart and turn—

and I would heal them.”

41 Isaiah said this because he saw his glory and spoke about him.

John 12:40–41 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

40 “He has blinded their eyes

and hardened their hearts,

lest they see with their eyes

and understand with their hearts

and turn, and I heal them.”

41 Isaiah said these things because he saw his glory, and he spoke about him.

John 12:40–41 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

40 “The Lord has blinded their eyes.

He has closed their minds.

So they can’t see with their eyes.

They can’t understand with their minds.

They can’t turn to the Lord. If they could, he would heal them.”

41 Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus’ glory and spoke about him.

John 12:40–41 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

40 He has blinded their eyes and He hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and perceive with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.”

41 These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him.