Isaiah 1:16

16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong.

Isaiah 1:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;
ESV
16 Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,
NLT
16 Wash yourselves and be clean! Get your sins out of my sight. Give up your evil ways.
MSG
16 Go home and wash up. Clean up your act. Sweep your lives clean of your evildoings so I don't have to look at them any longer. Say no to wrong.
CSB
16 "Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil.

Isaiah 1:16 In-Context

14 Your New Moon feasts and your appointed festivals I hate with all my being. They have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them.
15 When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood!
16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong.
17 Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.
18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Ruth 3:3; Matthew 27:24; James 4:8
  • 2. Numbers 19:11,16; Isaiah 52:11
  • 3. Isaiah 55:7; Jeremiah 25:5
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