Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek Jehovah: look unto the rock whence ye were hewn, and to the hold of the pit whence ye were digged.

New American Standard Bible

Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness,
Who seek the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were hewn
And to the quarry from which you were dug.

King James Version

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

Holman Bible

Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness,
you who seek the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were cut,
and to the quarry from which you were dug.

International Standard Version

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.

A Conservative Version

Hearken to me, ye who follow after righteousness, ye who seek LORD. Look to the rock from where ye were hewn, and to the hold of the pit from where ye were dug.

Amplified

“Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness (right standing with God),
Who seek and inquire of the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were cut
And to the excavation of the quarry from which you were dug.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear to me, you who are searching for righteousness, who are looking for the Lord: see the rock from which you were cut out, and the hole out of which you were taken.

Darby Translation

Hearken unto me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek Jehovah: look unto the rock whence ye were hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye were digged.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear to me, ye pursuing justice, seeking Jehovah: look to the rock ye hewed, and at the quarry of the pit ye dug out

King James 2000

Hearken to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look unto the rock from where you were hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, who seek Yahweh. Look to [the] rock [from which] you were hewn, and to [the] excavation of [the] pit [from which] you were quarried.

Modern King James verseion

Listen to me, pursuers of righteousness; seekers of Jehovah: Look to the rock from which you were cut, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hearken unto me, ye that follow righteousness and seek the LORD. Look unto the rock ye were cut out, and to the cave and pit ye were digged out.

NET Bible

"Listen to me, you who pursue godliness, who seek the Lord! Look at the rock from which you were chiseled, at the quarry from which you were dug!

New Heart English Bible

"Listen to me, you who follow after righteousness, you who seek the LORD: look to the rock you were cut from, and to the hold of the pit you were dug from.

The Emphasized Bible

Hearken unto me, Ye that pursue righteousness, Ye that seek Yahweh, - Look well unto the rock whence ye were hewn, And unto the quarry whence ye were digged:

Webster

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look to the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

World English Bible

"Listen to me, you who follow after righteousness, you who seek Yahweh: look to the rock you were cut from, and to the hold of the pit you were dug from.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hearken unto Me, ye pursuing righteousness, Seeking Jehovah, Look attentively unto the rock -- ye have been hewn, And unto the hole of the pit -- ye have been digged.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to me, ye that follow after
רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

the Lord

Usage: 0

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

unto the rock
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

חצב חצב 
Chatsab 
Usage: 25

and to the hole
מקּבת 
Maqqebeth 
Usage: 3

of the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 51:1

References

Hastings

Images Isaiah 51:1

Prayers for Isaiah 51:1

Context Readings

Yahweh Comforts Zion

1 Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek Jehovah: look unto the rock whence ye were hewn, and to the hold of the pit whence ye were digged. 2 Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.


Cross References

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye dismayed at their revilings.

Psalm 94:15

For judgment shall return unto righteousness; And all the upright in heart shall follow it.

Genesis 17:15-17

And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

Isaiah 48:12

Hearken unto me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man shall see the Lord:

Psalm 24:6

This is the generation of them that seek after him, That seek thy face, even Jacob. Selah

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory ye in his holy name: Let the heart of them rejoice that seek Jehovah.

Proverbs 21:21

He that followeth after righteousness and kindness Findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness; I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I, Jehovah, speak righteousness, I declare things that are right.

Isaiah 46:3-4

Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, that have been borne by me from their birth, that have been carried from the womb;

Isaiah 51:4

Attend unto me, O my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples.

Isaiah 55:2-3

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found; call ye upon him while he is near:

Amos 5:6

Seek Jehovah, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and it devour, and there be none to quench it in Beth-el.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye Jehovah, all ye meek of the earth, that have kept his ordinances; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye will be hid in the day of Jehovah's anger.

Matthew 5:6

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first his kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Romans 9:30-32

What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who followed not after righteousness, attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith:

Romans 14:19

So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.

Ephesians 2:11-12

Wherefore remember, that once ye, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called Circumcision, in the flesh, made by hands;

Philippians 3:13

Brethren, I could not myself yet to have laid hold: but one thing I do , forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before,

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:22

But flee youthful lusts, and follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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