Thematic Bible

Isaiah 1:1 (show verse)

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

Isaiah 1:2 (show verse)

Hear, heavens, and listen, earth; for the LORD has spoken: I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Isaiah 1:3 (show verse)

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib; but Israel doesn't know, my people do not consider.

Isaiah 1:4 (show verse)

Ah sinful nation, a people loaded with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children who deal corruptly. They have forsaken the LORD. They have despised the Holy One of Israel. They are estranged and backward.

Isaiah 1:5 (show verse)

Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Isaiah 1:6 (show verse)

From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness in it: wounds, welts, and open sores. They haven't been closed, neither bandaged, neither soothed with oil.

Isaiah 1:7 (show verse)

Your country is desolate. Your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

Isaiah 1:8 (show verse)

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut in a field of melons, like a besieged city.

Isaiah 1:9 (show verse)

Unless the LORD of hosts had left to us a very small remnant, we would have been as Sodom; we would have been like Gomorrah.

Isaiah 1:10 (show verse)

Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom. Listen to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

Isaiah 1:11 (show verse)

"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says the LORD. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.

Isaiah 1:12 (show verse)

When you come to appear before me, who has required this at your hand, to trample my courts?

Isaiah 1:13 (show verse)

Bring no more vain offerings. Incense is an abomination to me; new moons, Sabbaths, and convocations: I can't bear with evil assemblies.

Isaiah 1:14 (show verse)

My soul hates your New Moons and your appointed feasts. They are a burden to me. I am weary of bearing them.

Isaiah 1:15 (show verse)

When you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 1:16 (show verse)

Wash yourselves, make yourself clean. Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.

Isaiah 1:17 (show verse)

Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Judge the fatherless. Plead for the widow."

Isaiah 1:18 (show verse)

"Come now, and let us reason together," says the LORD: "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Isaiah 1:19 (show verse)

If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land;

Isaiah 1:20 (show verse)

but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD has spoken it."

Isaiah 1:21 (show verse)

How the faithful city has become a prostitute. She was full of justice; righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

Isaiah 1:22 (show verse)

Your silver has become dross, your wine mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:23 (show verse)

Your rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They do not judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.

Isaiah 1:24 (show verse)

Therefore the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, says: "Ah, I will get relief from my adversaries, and avenge myself of my enemies;

Isaiah 1:25 (show verse)

and I will turn my hand on you, thoroughly purge away your dross, and will take away all your tin.

Isaiah 1:26 (show verse)

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, a faithful town.'

Isaiah 1:27 (show verse)

Zion shall be redeemed with justice, and her converts with righteousness.

Isaiah 1:28 (show verse)

But the destruction of transgressors and sinners shall be together, and those who forsake the LORD shall be consumed.

Isaiah 1:29 (show verse)

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which you have desired, and you shall be confounded for the gardens that you have chosen.

Isaiah 1:30 (show verse)

For you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water.

Isaiah 1:31 (show verse)

The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."