1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
1 Isaiah complaineth of Judah for her rebellion. 5 He lamenteth her judgments. 10 He upbraideth their whole service. 16 He exhorteth to repentance, with promises and threatenings. 21 Bewailing their wickedness, he denounceth God's judgments. 25 He promiseth grace, 28 and threateneth destruction to the wicked.
1:1 ¶ The vision of Isaiah the son of Amos, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
1:3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; Israel doth not know, my people hath no intelligence.
1:4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that corrupt themselves! They have forsaken Jehovah; they have despised the Holy One of Israel; they are turned away backward.
1:5 ¶ Why should ye be smitten any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
1:6 From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; wounds, and weals, and open sores: they have not been dressed, nor bound up, nor mollified with oil.
1:7 Your country is desolate; your cities are burned with fire; your land, strangers eat it up in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.
1:8 And the daughter of Zion is left, as a booth in a vineyard, as a night-lodge in a cucumber-garden, as a besieged city.
1:11 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure.
1:12 When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this from your handto tread my courts?
1:13 Bring no more vain oblations! Incense is an abomination unto me,new moon and sabbath, the calling of convocationswickedness and the solemn meeting I cannot bear.
1:14 Your new moons and your set feasts my soul hateth: they are a burden to me; I am wearied of bearing [them].
1:15 And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
1:16 ¶ Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes;cease to do evil,
1:17 learn to do well: seek judgment, gladden the oppressed, do justice to the fatherless, plead for the widow.
1:19 If ye be willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;
1:21 ¶ How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness used to lodge in it, but now murderers.
1:22 Thy silver is become dross, thy wine is mixed with water:
1:23 thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth presents, and hunteth after rewards; they judge not the fatherless, and the cause of the widow cometh not unto them.
1:25 ¶ And I will turn my hand upon thee, and will thoroughly purge away thy dross, and take away all thine alloy;
1:26 and I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellors as at the beginning. Afterwards thou shalt be called, Town of righteousness, Faithful city.
1:27 Zion shall be redeemed with judgment, and they that return of her with righteousness.
1:29 For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths that ye have desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens that ye have chosen.
1:30 For ye shall be as a terebinth whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.
1:31 And the strong shall be for tow, and his work a spark; and they shall both burn together, and there shall be none to quench [them].
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