Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 47:1-6

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Isaiah 47:1-6

NRS 1 Come down and sit in the dust, virgin daughter Babylon! Sit on the ground without a throne, daughter Chaldea! For you shall no more be called tender and delicate. NIV 1 "Go down, sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, Daughter of the Babylonians. No more will you be called tender or delicate. NRS 2 Take the millstones and grind meal, remove your veil, strip off your robe, uncover your legs, pass through the rivers. NIV 2 Take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil. Lift up your skirts, bare your legs, and wade through the streams. NRS 3 Your nakedness shall be uncovered, and your shame shall be seen. I will take vengeance, and I will spare no one. NIV 3 Your nakedness will be exposed and your shame uncovered. I will take vengeance; I will spare no one." NRS 4 Our Redeemer—the Lord of hosts is his name— is the Holy One of Israel. NIV 4 Our Redeemer--the LORD Almighty is his name-- is the Holy One of Israel. NRS 5 Sit in silence, and go into darkness, daughter Chaldea! For you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms. NIV 5 "Sit in silence, go into darkness, Daughter of the Babylonians; no more will you be called queen of kingdoms. NRS 6 I was angry with my people, I profaned my heritage; I gave them into your hand, you showed them no mercy; on the aged you made your yoke exceedingly heavy. NIV 6 I was angry with my people and desecrated my inheritance; I gave them into your hand, and you showed them no mercy. Even on the aged you laid a very heavy yoke.