They are calloused;
Their hearts are calloused,
Because they are callous, they have given themselves over to indecency for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.
Make the hearts of these people calloused; make their ears deaf and their eyes blind! Otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, their hearts might understand and they might repent and be healed.”
Their prosperity causes them to do wrong;
A kind person
A violent person
because they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.
he has filled the hungry with good things,
Do not give offense to Jews or Greeks or to the church of God,
unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to what is good,
For the heart of this people has become dull,
“He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart,
But because of your stubbornness
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was diligently seeking, but the elect obtained it. The
Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing!
But their minds were closed.
For the heart of this people has become dull; they are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.’