Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Verse Picture

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 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.
2 Look unto Abraham your father and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him alone and blessed him and multiplied him.


Cross References

Isaiah 51:7

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

Psalm 94:15

But the judgment shall be returned 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 unto the LORD, but he loves him that follows 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 peace with everyone and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

Psalm 24:6

This is the generation of those that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in his holy name; let the heart of those that seek the LORD rejoice.

Proverbs 21:21

He that follows after righteousness and mercy shall find life, righteousness, and honour.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret in a dark place of the earth. Not without substance did I say unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me; I am the LORD who speaks righteousness, who declares things that are right.

Isaiah 46:3-4

Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb:

Isaiah 51:4

Hearken unto me, my people, and give ear unto me, O my nation: for the law shall proceed from me, and I will uncover my judgment for a light of the peoples.

Isaiah 55:2-3

Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:

Amos 5:6

Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph and devour it, and there be no one to quench it in Bethel.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye humble of the earth, who have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek humility: it may be ye shall be kept in the day of the LORD's anger.

Matthew 5:6

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first the kingdom of God 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 did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, that is to say, the righteousness which is by faith,

Romans 14:19

Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace and the edification of each one to the others.

Ephesians 2:11-12

Therefore remember that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who were called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh, which is made by hands,

Philippians 3:13

Brethren, I do not reckon to have laid hold of it yet, but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and extending myself unto those things which are ahead,

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee also youthful lusts, but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with those that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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