|Overview - Isaiah 58|
|1||The prophet, being sent to reprove hypocrisy, shews the difference between a counterfeit fast and a true.|
|8||He declares what promises are due unto godliness,|
|13||and to the keeping of the sabbath.|
Isaiah 58:5 (King James Version)
Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD?
- it such
- 2 Chronicles 20:3 ; Ezra 10:6 ; Nehemiah 9:1 Nehemiah 9:2 ; Esther 4:3 Esther 4:16 ; Daniel 9:3-19 ; Zechariah 7:5
- a day for a man to afflict his soul or, to afflict his soul
- for a day.
- 3 ; Leviticus 16:29
- to spread
- 1 Kings 21:27-29 ; 2 Kings 6:30 ; Job 2:8 ; Jonah 3:5-8
- an acceptable
- 49:8 61:2 Psalms 69:13 ; Luke 4:19 ; Romans 12:2 ; 1 Peter 2:5