Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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 the LORD: look to the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. 2 Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.


Cross References

Isaiah 51:7

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

Psalm 94:15

But judgment shall return to righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.

Genesis 17:15-17

And God said to 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 the LORD; but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

Isaiah 48:12

Hearken to 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 all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

Psalm 24:6

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

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Proverbs 21:21

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I have not said to the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD speak righteousness, I declare things that are right.

Isaiah 46:3-4

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

Isaiah 51:4

Hearken to me, my people; and give ear to me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.

Isaiah 55:2-3

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

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye 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 none to quench it in Beth-el.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, who have performed his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye will be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 5:6

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

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Romans 9:30-32

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

Romans 14:19

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

Ephesians 2:11-12

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

Philippians 3:13

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forward to those things which are before,

1 Timothy 6:11

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

2 Timothy 2:22

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

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