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Isaiah 29:12

    Isaiah 29:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray you: and he said, I am not learned.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee; and he saith, I am not learned.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they give it to one without learning, saying, Make clear to us what is in the book: and he says, I have no knowledge of writing.

    Webster's Revision

    and the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee; and he saith, I am not learned.

    World English Bible

    and the book is delivered to one who is not educated, saying, "Read this, please;" and he says, "I can't read."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 29:12

    And the book is delivered ... - That is, they are just as ignorant of the true nature and meaning of the revelations of God as a man is of the contents of a book who is utterly unable to read.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 29:12

    29:12 Of all - Of all, your prophets. As a book - In which no man can read, while it is sealed up, as books then sometimes were, being made in the form of rolls. Delivered - Unsealed and opened.