Isaiah 28:16 NLT

16 Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “Look! I am placing a foundation stone in Jerusalem, a firm and tested stone. It is a precious cornerstone that is safe to build on. Whoever believes need never be shaken.

References for Isaiah 28:16

    • d 28:16 - Hebrew in Zion.
    • e 28:16 - Greek version reads Look! I am placing a stone in the foundation of Jerusalem [literally Zion ], / a precious cornerstone for its foundation, chosen for great honor. / Anyone who trusts in him will never be disgraced. Compare Rom 9:33 ; 1 Pet 2:6 .

      Study tools for Isaiah 28:16

      • a 28:1 - Hebrew What sorrow awaits the crowning glory of the drunks of Ephraim, referring to Samaria, capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.
      • b 28:3 - Hebrew The crowning glory of the drunks of Ephraim; see note on 28:1 .
      • c 28:15 - Hebrew Sheol; also in 28:18 .
      • d 28:16 - Hebrew in Zion.
      • e 28:16 - Greek version reads Look! I am placing a stone in the foundation of Jerusalem [literally Zion ], / a precious cornerstone for its foundation, chosen for great honor. / Anyone who trusts in him will never be disgraced. Compare Rom 9:33 ; 1 Pet 2:6 .