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MAT 13:12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have
more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away
even that he hath.
MAT 13:13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing
see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
MAT 13:14 And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith,
By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall
see, and shall not perceive:
MAT 13:15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are
dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they
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