Isaiah 2 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The word which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 1 This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem:
2 Now it will come about that In the last days The mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains, And will be raised above the hills; And all the nations will stream to it. 2 In the last days the mountain of the LORD's temple will be established as chief among the mountains; it will be raised above the hills, and all nations will stream to it.
3 And many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; That He may teach us concerning His ways And that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. 3 Many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths." The law will go out from Zion, the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
4 And He will judge between the nations, And will render decisions for many peoples; And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they learn war. 4 He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore.
5 Come, house of Jacob, and let us walk in the light of the LORD. 5 Come, O house of Jacob, let us walk in the light of the LORD.
6 For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob, Because they are filled with influences from the east, And they are soothsayers like the Philistines, And they strike bargains with the children of foreigners. 6 You have abandoned your people, the house of Jacob. They are full of superstitions from the East; they practice divination like the Philistines and clasp hands with pagans.
7 Their land has also been filled with silver and gold And there is no end to their treasures; Their land has also been filled with horses And there is no end to their chariots. 7 Their land is full of silver and gold; there is no end to their treasures. Their land is full of horses; there is no end to their chariots.
8 Their land has also been filled with idols; They worship the work of their hands, That which their fingers have made. 8 Their land is full of idols; they bow down to the work of their hands, to what their fingers have made.
9 So the common man has been humbled And the man of importance has been abased, But do not forgive them. 9 So man will be brought low and mankind humbled-- do not forgive them.
10 Enter the rock and hide in the dust From the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty. 10 Go into the rocks, hide in the ground from dread of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty!
11 The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day. 11 The eyes of the arrogant man will be humbled and the pride of men brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
12 For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased. 12 The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty, for all that is exalted (and they will be humbled),
13 And it will be against all the cedars of Lebanon that are lofty and lifted up, Against all the oaks of Bashan, 13 for all the cedars of Lebanon, tall and lofty, and all the oaks of Bashan,
14 Against all the lofty mountains, Against all the hills that are lifted up, 14 for all the towering mountains and all the high hills,
15 Against every high tower, Against every fortified wall, 15 for every lofty tower and every fortified wall,
16 Against all the ships of Tarshish And against all the beautiful craft. 16 for every trading ship and every stately vessel.
17 The pride of man will be humbled And the loftiness of men will be abased; And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day, 17 The arrogance of man will be brought low and the pride of men humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
18 But the idols will completely vanish. 18 and the idols will totally disappear.
19 Men will go into caves of the rocks And into holes of the ground Before the terror of the LORD And the splendor of His majesty, When He arises to make the earth tremble. 19 Men will flee to caves in the rocks and to holes in the ground from dread of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to shake the earth.
20 In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats Their idols of silver and their idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship, 20 In that day men will throw away to the rodents and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship.
21 In order to go into the caverns of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs Before the terror of the LORD and the splendor of His majesty, When He arises to make the earth tremble. 21 They will flee to caverns in the rocks and to the overhanging crags from dread of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to shake the earth.
22 Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils; For why should he be esteemed? 22 Stop trusting in man, who has but a breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he?