Isaiah 29:15-24 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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15 Doom to those who hide their plan deep, away from the LORD, whose deeds are in the dark, who say, "Who sees us? Who knows us?" 15 Woe to those who go to great depths to hide their plans from the LORD, who do their work in darkness and think, "Who sees us? Who will know?"
16 You have everything backward! Should the potter be thought of as clay? Should what is made say of its maker, "He didn't make me"? Should what is shaped say of the one who shaped it, "He doesn't understand"? 16 You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, "He did not make me"? Can the pot say of the potter, "He knows nothing"?
17 In just a little while won't Lebanon become farmland once again, and the farmland be considered a forest? 17 In a very short time, will not Lebanon be turned into a fertile field and the fertile field seem like a forest?
18 On that day: The deaf will hear the words of a scroll and, freed from dimness and darkness, the eyes of the blind will see. 18 In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.
19 The poor will again find joy in the LORD, and the neediest of people will rejoice in the holy one of Israel. 19 Once more the humble will rejoice in the LORD; the needy will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
20 The tyrant will be no more, the mocker will perish, and all who plot evil will be eliminated: 20 The ruthless will vanish, the mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down--
21 all who incriminate others wrongly, who entrap the judge in the gate, and pointlessly postpone justice for the innocent. 21 those who with a word make a man out to be guilty, who ensnare the defender in court and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.
22 Therefore, proclaims the LORD, the God of the house of Jacob, who redeemed Abraham: Jacob won't be ashamed now, and his face won't grow pale now. 22 Therefore this is what the LORD, who redeemed Abraham, says to the house of Jacob: "No longer will Jacob be ashamed; no longer will their faces grow pale.
23 When he sees his children among them, the work of my hands, proclaiming my name holy, they will make holy the holy one of Jacob, and stand in awe of Israel's God. 23 When they see among them their children, the work of my hands, they will keep my name holy; they will acknowledge the holiness of the Holy One of Jacob, and will stand in awe of the God of Israel.
24 Those who wander in spirit will have understanding, and those who grumble will gain insight. 24 Those who are wayward in spirit will gain understanding; those who complain will accept instruction."