1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
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 Visions of Isaiah son of Amoz, that he hath seen concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
1:3 An ox hath known its owner, And an ass the crib of its master, Israel hath not known, My people hath not understood.
1:5 ¶ Wherefore are ye stricken any more? Ye do add apostasy! Every head is become diseased, and every heart [is] sick.
1:6 From the sole of the footunto the head, There is no soundness in it, Wound, and bruise, and fresh smiting! They have not been closed nor bound, Nor have they softened with ointment.
1:7 Your land [is] a desolation, your cities burnt with fire, Your ground, before you strangers are consuming it, And a desolation as overthrown by strangers!
1:8 And left hath been the daughter of Zion, As a booth in a vineyard, As a lodge in a place of cucumbersas a city besieged.
1:11 'Why to Me the abundance of your sacrifices? saith Jehovah, I have been satiated [with] burnt-offerings of rams, And fat of fatlings; And blood of bullocks, and lambs, And he-goats I have not desired.
1:12 When ye come in to appear before Me, Who hath required this of your hand, To trample My courts?
1:13 Add not to bring in a vain present, Incensean abomination it [is] to Me, New moon, and sabbath, calling of convocation! Rendure not iniquityand a restraint!
1:14 Your new moons and your set seasons hath My soul hated, They have been upon me for a burden, I have been weary of bearing.
1:15 And in your spreading forth your hands, I hide mine eyes from you, Also when ye increase prayer, I do not hear, Your hands of blood have been full.
1:16 ¶ Wash ye, make ye pure, Turn aside the evil of your doings, from before Mine eyes, Cease to do evil, learn to do good.
1:17 Seek judgment, make happy the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, strive [for] the widow.
1:19 If ye are willing, and have hearkened, The good of the land ye consume,
1:21 ¶ How hath a faithful city become a harlot? I have filled it [with] judgment, Righteousness lodgeth in itnow murderers.
1:22 Thy silver hath become dross, Thy drink polluted with water.
1:23 Thy princes [are] apostates, and companions of thieves, Every one loving a bribe, and pursuing rewards, The fatherless they judge not, And the plea of the widow cometh not to them.
1:25 ¶ And I turn back My hand upon thee, And I refine as purity thy dross, And I turn aside all thy tin,
1:26 And I give back thy judges as at the first, And thy counsellors as in the beginning, After this thou art called, 'A city of righteousnessa faithful city.'
1:27 Zion in judgment is redeemed, And her captivity in righteousness.
1:29 For [men] are ashamed because of the oaks That ye have desired, And ye are confounded because of the gardens That ye have chosen.
1:30 For ye are as an oak whose leaf is fading, And as a garden that hath no water.
1:31 And the strong hath been for tow, And his work for a spark, And burned have both of them together, And there is none quenching!
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