Isaiah 66:1-6 NRS

1 Thus says the Lord: Heaven is my throne and the earth is my footstool; what is the house that you would build for me, and what is my resting place?
2 All these things my hand has made, and so all these things are mine, a says the Lord. But this is the one to whom I will look, to the humble and contrite in spirit, who trembles at my word.

References for Isaiah 66:2

    • Ĭ 66:2 - Gk Syr: Heb [these things came to be]
      3 Whoever slaughters an ox is like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb, like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever presents a grain offering, like one who offers swine's blood; b whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense, like one who blesses an idol. These have chosen their own ways, and in their abominations they take delight;

      References for Isaiah 66:3

        • ĭ 66:3 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
          4 I also will choose to mock c them, and bring upon them what they fear; because, when I called, no one answered, when I spoke, they did not listen; but they did what was evil in my sight, and chose what did not please me.

          References for Isaiah 66:4

            • Į 66:4 - Or [to punish]
              5 Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at his word: Your own people who hate you and reject you for my name's sake have said, "Let the Lord be glorified, so that we may see your joy"; but it is they who shall be put to shame.
              6 Listen, an uproar from the city! A voice from the temple! The voice of the Lord, dealing retribution to his enemies!