Isaiah 58 KJV

1 Cry aloud,a spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

References for Isaiah 58:1

    • Š 58:1 - aloud: Heb. with the throat
      2 Yet they seek me daily *, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.
      3 Wherefore have we fasted , say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge ? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.b

      References for Isaiah 58:3

        • š 58:3 - labours: or, things wherewith ye grieve others: Heb. griefs
          4 Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
          5 Is it such a fast that I have chosen ? a dayc 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?

          References for Isaiah 58:5

            • Ţ 58:5 - a day...: or, to afflict his soul for a day?
              6 Is not this the fast that I have chosen ? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavyd burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

              References for Isaiah 58:6

                • ţ 58:6 - the heavy...: Heb. the bundles of the yoke
                  7 Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
                  8 Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward .
                  9 Then shalt thou call , and the LORD shall answer ; thou shalt cry , and he shall say , Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;
                  10 And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:
                  11 And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought,e and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

                  References for Isaiah 58:11

                    • Ť 58:11 - drought: Heb. droughts
                      12 And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called , The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in .
                      13 If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable ; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:
                      14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.