Isaiah 58:3

Overview - Isaiah 58
The prophet, being sent to reprove hypocrisy, shews the difference between a counterfeit fast and a true.
He declares what promises are due unto godliness,
13 and to the keeping of the sabbath.
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Isaiah 58:3  (King James Version)
Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.
 


have we fasted
Numbers 23:4 ; Micah 3:9-11 ; Zechariah 7:5-7 ; Malachi 3:14 ; Matthew 20:11 Matthew 20:12 ; Luke 15:29
Luke 18:9-12

afflicted
Leviticus 16:29 Leviticus 16:31 ; 23:27 Psalms 69:10

in
Daniel 10:2 Daniel 10:3 ; Jonah 3:6-8

exact
Nehemiah 5:7 ; Proverbs 28:9 ; Jeremiah 34:9-17 ; Matthew 18:28-35

labours
or, things wherewith ye grieve others. Hebrew
griefs.
47:6 Exodus 2:23 Exodus 2:24
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