Isaiah 64 CSB

1 a If only You would tear the heavens open [and] come down, so that mountains would quake at Your presence-

References for Isaiah 64:1

    • a 64:1 - Isa 63:19b in Hb
      2 bas fire kindles the brushwood, and fire causes water to boil- to make Your name known to Your enemies, so that nations will tremble at Your presence!

      References for Isaiah 64:2

        • b 64:2 - Isa 64:1 in Hb
          3 When You did awesome deeds that we did not expect, You came down, and the mountains quaked at Your presence.
          4 From ancient times no one has heard, no one has listened, no eye has seen any God except You, who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.c

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              5 You welcome the one who joyfully does what is right; they remember You in Your ways. But we have sinned, and You were angry; we will remain in Your waysd and be saved.

              References for Isaiah 64:5

                • d 64:5 - Lit in them
                  6 All of us have become like something unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a pollutede garment; all of us wither like a leaf, and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.

                  References for Isaiah 64:6

                    • e 64:6 - Lit menstrual
                      7 No one calls on Your name, striving to take hold of You. For You have hidden Your face from us and made us melt because offgour iniquity.

                      References for Isaiah 64:7

                        • f 64:7 - LXX, Syr, Vg, Tg read and delivered us into the hand of
                        • g 64:7 - Lit melt by the hand
                          8 Yet Lord, You are our Father; we are the clay, and You are our potter; we all are the work of Your hands.
                          9 Lord, do not be terribly angry or remember [our] iniquity forever. Please look-all of us are Your people!
                          10 Your holy cities have become a wilderness; Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.h

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                              11 Our holy and beautifuli temple, where our fathers praised You, has been burned with fire, and all that was dear to us lies in ruins.

                              References for Isaiah 64:11

                                • i 64:11 - Or glorious; Isa 60:7
                                  12 Lord, after all this, will You restrain Yourself? Will You keep silent and afflict severely?