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Isaiah 1

CEB 1 The vision about Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah, Amoz's son, saw in the days of Judah's kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. NRS 1 The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. CEB 2 Hear you heavens, and listen earth, for the LORD has spoken: I reared children; I raised them, and they turned against me! NRS 2 Hear, O heavens, and listen, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: I reared children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against me. CEB 3 An ox knows its owner, and a donkey its master's feeding trough. But Israel doesn't know; my people don't behave intelligently. NRS 3 The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not understand. CEB 4 Doom! Sinful nation, people weighed down with crimes, evildoing offspring, corrupt children! They have abandoned the LORD, despised the holy one of Israel; they turned their backs on God. NRS 4 Ah, sinful nation, people laden with iniquity, offspring who do evil, children who deal corruptly, who have forsaken the Lord, who have despised the Holy One of Israel, who are utterly estranged! CEB 5 Why do you invite further beatings? Why continue to rebel? Everyone's head throbs, and everyone's heart fails. NRS 5 Why do you seek further beatings? Why do you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. CEB 6 From head to toe, none are well— only bruises, cuts, and raw wounds, not treated, not bandaged, not soothed with oil. NRS 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, but bruises and sores and bleeding wounds; they have not been drained, or bound up, or softened with oil. CEB 7 Your country is deserted, your cities burned with fire; your land—strangers are devouring it in plain sight. It's a wasteland, as when foreigners raid. NRS 7 Your country lies desolate, your cities are burned with fire; in your very presence aliens devour your land; it is desolate, as overthrown by foreigners. CEB 8 Daughter Zion is left like a small shelter in a vineyard, like a hut in a cucumber field, like a city besieged. NRS 8 And daughter Zion is left like a booth in a vineyard, like a shelter in a cucumber field, like a besieged city. CEB 9 If the LORD of heavenly forces had not spared a few of us, we would be like Sodom; we would resemble Gomorrah. NRS 9 If the Lord of hosts had not left us a few survivors, we would have been like Sodom, and become like Gomorrah. CEB 10 Hear the LORD's word, you leaders of Sodom. Listen to our God's teaching, people of Gomorrah! NRS 10 Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Listen to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! CEB 11 What should I think about all your sacrifices? says the LORD. I'm fed up with entirely burned offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts. I don't want the blood of bulls, lambs, and goats. NRS 11 What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts; I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of goats. CEB 12 When you come to appear before me, who asked this from you, this trampling of my temple's courts? NRS 12 When you come to appear before me, who asked this from your hand? Trample my courts no more; CEB 13 Stop bringing worthless offerings. Your incense repulses me. New moon, sabbath, and the calling of an assembly— I can't stand wickedness with celebration! NRS 13 bringing offerings is futile; incense is an abomination to me. New moon and sabbath and calling of convocation— I cannot endure solemn assemblies with iniquity. CEB 14 I hate your new moons and your festivals. They've become a burden that I'm tired of bearing. NRS 14 Your new moons and your appointed festivals my soul hates; they have become a burden to me, I am weary of bearing them. CEB 15 When you extend your hands, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even when you pray for a long time, I won't listen. Your hands are stained with blood. NRS 15 When you stretch out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood. CEB 16 Wash! Be clean! Remove your ugly deeds from my sight. Put an end to such evil; NRS 16 Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, CEB 17 learn to do good. Seek justice: help the oppressed; defend the orphan; plead for the widow. NRS 17 learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow. CEB 18 Come now, and let's settle this, says the LORD. Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be white as snow. If they are red as crimson, they will become like wool. NRS 18 Come now, let us argue it out, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be like snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. CEB 19 If you agree and obey, you will eat the best food of the land. NRS 19 If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; CEB 20 But if you refuse and rebel, you will be devoured by the sword. The LORD has said this. NRS 20 but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured by the sword; for the mouth of the Lord has spoken. CEB 21 This faithful town has become a prostitute! She was full of justice; righteousness lived in her— but now murderers. NRS 21 How the faithful city has become a whore! She that was full of justice, righteousness lodged in her— but now murderers! CEB 22 Your silver has become impure; your beer is diluted with water. NRS 22 Your silver has become dross, your wine is mixed with water. CEB 23 Your princes are rebels, companions of thieves. Everyone loves a bribe and pursues gifts. They don't defend the orphan, and the widow's cause never reaches them. NRS 23 Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. Everyone loves a bribe and runs after gifts. They do not defend the orphan, and the widow's cause does not come before them. CEB 24 Therefore, says the LORD God of heavenly forces, the mighty one of Israel: Doom! I will vent my anger against my foes; I will take it out on my enemies, NRS 24 Therefore says the Sovereign, the Lord of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel: Ah, I will pour out my wrath on my enemies, and avenge myself on my foes! CEB 25 and I will turn my hand against you. I will refine your impurities as with lye, and remove all your cinders. NRS 25 I will turn my hand against you; I will smelt away your dross as with lye and remove all your alloy. CEB 26 Then I will restore your judges as in earlier times, and your counselors as at the beginning. After this you will be called Righteous City, Faithful Town. NRS 26 And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city. CEB 27 Zion will be redeemed by justice, and those who change their lives by righteousness. NRS 27 Zion shall be redeemed by justice, and those in her who repent, by righteousness. CEB 28 But God will shatter rebels and sinners alike; those who abandon the LORD will be finished. NRS 28 But rebels and sinners shall be destroyed together, and those who forsake the Lord shall be consumed. CEB 29 You will be ashamed of the oaks you once desired, and embarrassed by the gardens you once chose. NRS 29 For you shall be ashamed of the oaks in which you delighted; and you shall blush for the gardens that you have chosen. CEB 30 You will be like an oak with withering leaves, like a garden without water. NRS 30 For you shall be like an oak whose leaf withers, and like a garden without water. CEB 31 The strong will be like dry twigs, their deeds like sparks; the two will burn together, with no one to extinguish them. NRS 31 The strong shall become like tinder, and their work like a spark; they and their work shall burn together, with no one to quench them.

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