Isaiah 57:1-6 DBY

1 The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful a men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away b from before the evil.

References for Isaiah 57:1

    • ȣ 57:1 - Or 'godly,' chesed.
    • Ȥ 57:1 - Or 'gathered in:' see Jer. 8.2.
      2 He entereth into peace: they rest in their beds, [each one] that hath walked in his uprightness.
      3 But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
      4 Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom do ye make a wide mouth, [and] draw out the tongue? Are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
      5 inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys c under the clefts of the rocks?

      References for Isaiah 57:5

        • ȥ 57:5 - Or 'torrents.'
          6 Among the smooth [stones] d of the torrent is thy portion; e they, they are thy lot: even to them hast thou poured out a drink-offering, thou hast offered an oblation. Shall I be comforted myself as to these things?

          References for Isaiah 57:6

            • Ȧ 57:6 - Or 'in the smooth places.'
            • ȧ 57:6 - For the sense, see Jer. 3.9; Ezek. 20.32.