1 In the year of the death of king Uzziah, I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and his train filled the temple.

References for Isaiah 6:1

    • a 6:1 - The Hebrew might mean, the Lord was high.
      2 Seraphim were standing above him: each had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he flew.

      References for Isaiah 6:2

        • b 6:2 - Or 'attending.'
        • c 6:2 - Or 'it.'
          3 And one called to the other and said, Holy, holy, holy is Jehovah of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!
          4 And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
          5 And I said, Woe unto me! for I am undone; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of hosts.
          6 And one of the seraphim flew unto me, and he had in his hand a glowing coal, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar;
          7 and he made it touch my mouth, and said, Behold, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin expiated.
          8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? And I said, Here am I; send me.

          References for Isaiah 6:8

            • d 6:8 - The emphasis is rather on 'send' than on 'me.'
              9 And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.

              References for Isaiah 6:9

                • e 6:9 - Or 'Hearing, hear ... and seeing, see ...'
                • f 6:9 - Or 'know:' see ch. 41.20; 2Kings 4.9.
                  10 Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and healed.

                  References for Isaiah 6:10

                    • g 6:10 - Or 'infatuate,' as ch. 29.9; lit. 'smear.'
                      11 And I said, Lord, how long? And he said, Until the cities be wasted, without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land become an utter desolation,

                      References for Isaiah 6:11

                        • h 6:11 - Adamah, 'soil:' as Deut. 26.2; in ver. 12 it is erets, 'the earth:' see 1Sam. 2.8.
                          12 and Jehovah have removed men far away, and the solitude be great in the midst of the land.

                          References for Isaiah 6:12

                            • i 6:12 - Or 'abandonment.'
                              13 But a tenth part shall still be therein, and it shall return and be eaten; as the terebinth and as the oak whose trunk [remaineth] after the felling: the holy seed shall be the trunk thereof.

                              References for Isaiah 6:13

                                • j 6:13 - Or 'and it shall be eaten up again.'