Isaiah

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Chapter 1; Verse 1

Isaiah's Vision in the Days of;

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"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.

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Chapter 1; Verses 2 to 20

The Wickedness of Judah

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"The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not understand."

Chapter 1; Verses 21 to 31

The Degenerate City

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"How the faithful city has become a whore!"

Chapter 2; Verses 1 to 4

The Future House of God

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"...they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."

Chapter 2 Verse 1 to Chapter 4 Verse 1

Judgement Pronounced on Arrogance

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"Enter the caves of the rocks and the holes of the ground, from the terror of the LORD, and from the glory of his majesty, when he rises to terrify the earth."

Chapter 4; Verses 2 to 6

The Future Glory of the Survivors in Zion

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"On that day the branch of the LORD shall be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land shall be the pride and glory of the survivors of Israel."

Chapter 5; Verses 1 to 7

The Song of the Unfruitful Vineyard

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"What more was there to do for my vineyard that I have not done in it? When I expected it to yield grapes, why did it yield wild grapes?"

Chapter 5; Verses 8 to 23

Social Injustice Denounced

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"Ah, you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no room for no one but you, and you are left to live alone in the midst of the land!"

5 Chapter; Verses 24 to 30

Foreign Invasion Predicted

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"He will raise a signal for a nation far away, and whistle for a people at the ends of the earth; here they come, swiftly, speedily! "

Chapter 6; Verses 1 to 13

A Vision of God in the Temple

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"...'Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?' And I said, 'Here am I; send me!'...''

Chapter 7; Verses 1 to 9

Isaiah Reassures King Ahaz

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"...and say to him, Take heed, be quiet, do not fear, and do not let your heart be faint because of these two smouldering stumps of firebrands,..."

Chapter 7; Verses 10 to 25

Isaiah Gives Ahaz the sign of Immanuel

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"Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel."

Chapter 8; Verses 1 to 15

Isaiah's Son a Sign of the Assyrian Invasion

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"Then the LORD said to me, Take a large tablet and write on it in common characters, 'Belonging to Maher-shalal-hasbaz',..."

Chapter 8; Verses 16 to 22

Disciples of Isaiah

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"Bind up the testimony, seal the teaching among my disciples."

Chapter 9; Verses 1 to 7

The Righteous Reign of the Coming King

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"In the former time he bought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious the way of the sea,..."

Chapter 9; Verses 8 to 21

Judgement on Arrogance

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"... in pride and arrogance of heart they said: 'the bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones;..."

Chapter 10; Verses 1 to 4

Judgement on Oppression

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"Ah, you who make iniquitous decrees, who write oppressive statutes, to turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right,..."

Chapter 10; Verses 5 to 19

Arrogant Assyria Also Judged

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"Ah, Assyria, the rod of my anger - the club in their hands is my fury!"

Chapter 10; Verses 20 to 34

The Repentant Remnant of Israel

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"On that day the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will no more lean on the one who struck them, but will lean on the LORD,..."

Chapter 11; Verses 1 to 9

The Peaceful Kingdom

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"A shoot shall come out from the stock of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots."

Chapter 11; Verses 10 to 16

Return of the Remnant of Israel and Judah

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"On that day the root of Jesse shall stand as a signal to the peoples; the nations shall inquire of him, and his dwelling shall be glorious."

Chapter 12; Verses 1 to 6

Thanksgiving and Praise

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"With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. And you will say on that day; Give thanks to the LORD,..."

Chapter 13; Verses 1 to 22

Proclamation Against Babylon

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"And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the splendour and pride of the Chaldeans, will be like Sodom and Gomorrah when God overthrew them."

Chapter 14; Verses 1 to 2

Restoration of Judah

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"But the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will set them in their own land;..."

Chapter 14; Verses 3 to 27

Downfall of the King of Babylon

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"Your pomp is brought down to Sheol, and the sound of your harps; maggots are the bed beneath you, and worms are your covering."

Chapter 14; Verses 24 to 27

An Oracle Concerning Assyria

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"I will break the Assyrian in my land, and on my mountains trample him underfoot;..."

Chapter 14; Verses 28 to 32

An Oracle Concerning Philistia

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"Do not rejoice, all you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken, for from the root of the snake will come forth an adder,..."

Chapter 15 to Chapter 17

An Oracle Concerning Moab

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"Give counsel, grant justice; make your shade like night at the height of noon; hide the outcasts, do not betray the fugitive;..."

Chapter 17; Verses 1 to 14

An Oracle Concerning Damascus

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"On that day people will regard their Maker, and their eyes will look to the Holy One of Israel;..."

Chapter 18; Verses 1 to 7

An Oracle Concerning Ethiopia

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"Ah, land of whirring wings beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, sending ambassadors by the Nile in vessels of papyrus on the waters!"

Chapter 19; Verses 1 to 17

An Oracle Concerning Egypt

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"The waters of the Nile will be dried up, and the river will be parched and dry; its canals will become foul, ..."

Chapter 19; Verses 18 to 25

Egypt, Assyria, and Israel Blessed

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"Blessed be Egypt my people, and Assyria the work of my hands, and Israel my heritage."

Chapter 20; Verses 1 to 6

Isaiah Dramatizes the Conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia

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"See, this is what has happened to those in whom we hoped and to whom we fled for help and deliverance from the king of Assyria! And we, how shall we escape?"

Chapter 21; Verses 1 to 16

An Oracle Concerning Babylon, Edom & Arabia

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"A stern vision is told to me; the betrayer betrays, and the destroyer destroys,.."

Chapter 22; Verses 1 to 14

A Warning of the Destruction of Jerusalem

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"Let us eat and drink for tomorrow we die."

Chapter 22; Verses 15 to 25

Denunciation of Self Seeking Officials

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"I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he shall open and no one shall shut; he shall shut and no one shall open."

Chapter 23; Verses 1 to 18

An Oracle Concerning Tyre

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"The LORD of hosts has planned it - to defile the pride of all glory, to shame all the honoured ones of the earth."

Chapter 24; Verses 1 to 23

Impending Judgement on the Earth

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"The earth lies polluted under its inhabitants; for they have transgressed laws, violated the statutes, broken the everlasting covenant."

Chapter 25; Verses 1 to 12

Praise for Deliverance from Oppression

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"The Moabites shall be trodden down in their place as straw is trodden down in a dung-pit. Though they spread out their hands in the midst of it, ..."

Chapter 26; Verses 1 to 21

Judah's Song of Victory

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"If favour is shown to the wicked, they do not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness they deal perversely and do not see the majesty of the LORD."

Chapter 27; Verses 1 to 33

Israel's Redemption

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"On that day the LORD with his cruel and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will kill the dragon that is in the sea."

Chapter 28; Verses 1 to 29

Judgement on Corrupt Rulers, Priests, and Prophets

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"For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little."

Chapter 29; Verses 1 to 16

The Siege of Jerusalem

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"Shall the potter be regarded as the clay? Shall the thing made say of its maker, 'He did not make me';...''

Chapter 29; Verses 17 to 24

Hope for the Future

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"On that day the deaf shall hear the words of a scroll, and out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind shall see."

Chapter 30; Verses 1 to 7

Futility of Reliance on Egypt

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"Therefore the protection of Pharaoh shall become your shame, and the shelter in the shadow of Egypt your humiliation."

Chapter 30; Verses 8 to 17

A Rebellious People

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"...therefore this iniquity shall become for you like a break in a high wall, bulging out, and about to collapse, whose crash comes suddenly and in an instant;...''

Chapter 30; Verses 18 to 26

Gods Promise to Zion

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"Though the Lord may give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide himself anymore, but your eyes shall see your Teacher. "

Chapter 31; Verses 27 to 33

Alliance with Egypt is Futile

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"As a lion or young lion growls over its prey, and - when a band of shepherds is called out against it - is not terrified by their shouting or daunted at their noise,..."

Chapter 32; Verses 1 to 8

Government with Justice Predicted

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"A fool will no longer be called noble, nor a villain be said to be honourable.''

Chapter 32; Verses 9 to 15

Complacent Women Warned of Disaster

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"Rise up, you women who are at ease, hear my voice; you complacent daughters, listen to my speech. In little more than a year you will shudder, you complacent ones;..."

Chapter 32; Verses 16 to 20

The Peace of God's Reign

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"My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting-places."

Chapter 32; Verses 1 to 8

Government with Justice Predicted

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"A fool will no longer be called noble, nor a villain be said to be honourable.''

Chapter 32; Verses 9 to 15

Complacent Women Warned of Disaster

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"Rise up, you women who are at ease, hear my voice; you complacent daughters, listen to my speech. In little more than a year you will shudder, you complacent ones;..."

Chapter 32; Verses 16 to 20

The Peace of God's Reign

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"My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting-places."

Chapter 33; Verses 1 to 16

A Prophesy of Deliverance from Foes

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"When you have ceased to destroy, you will be destroyed; and when you have stopped dealing treacherously, you will be dealt with treacherously.''

Chapter 33; Verses 17 to 24

The Land of the Majestic King

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"Your eyes will see the king in his beauty; they will behold a land that stretches far away."

Chapter 34; Verses 1 to 17

Judgement on the Nations

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"Wild cats shall meet with hyenas, goat-demons shall call to each other; there too Lilith shall repose, and find a place to rest."

Chapter 35; Verses 1 to 10

The Return of the Redeemed to Zion

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"Sat to those who are fearful of heart, 'Be strong, do not fear! Here is your God.''

Chapter 36; Verses 1 to 21

Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem

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"Has my master sent me to speak these words to your master and to you, and not to to the people sitting on the walls, who are doomed with you to eat their own dung and to drink their own urine?"

Chapter 37; Verses 1 to 13

Hezekiah Consults Isaiah

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"Now the king heard concerning King Tirhakah of Ethiopia, 'He has set out to fight against you.'..."

Chapter 37; Verses 14 to 35

Hezekiah's Prayer

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"I will put my hook in your nose and my bit in your mouth; I will turn you back on the way by which you came.''

Chapter 38; Verses 1 to 21

Hezekiah's Illness

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"I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and defend this city."

Chapter 39; Verses 1 to 8

Envoys from Babylon Welcomed

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"Hezekiah welcomed them; he showed them his treasure-house, the silver, the gold, the spices, the precious oil, his whole armoury, all that was found in his storehouses."

Chapter 40; Verses 1 to 31

God's People Are Comforted

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"A voice cries out: 'In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God...'''

Chapter 41; Verses 1 to 20

Israel Assured of God's Help

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"When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the LORD will answer them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them."

Chapter 41; Verses 21 to 29

The Futility of Idols

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"You indeed are nothing and your work is nothing at all; whoever chooses you is an abomination."

Chapter 42; Verses 1 to 9

The Servant, a Light to the Nations

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"I have given you as a covenant to the people, a light to the nations, to open the eyes that are blind, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon,...''

Chapter 42; Verses 10 to 20

A Hymn of Praise

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"He sees many things, but does not observe them; his ears are open, but he does not hear."

Chapter 42; Verses 21 to 25

Israel's Disobedience

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"But this is a people robbed and plundered, all of them are trapped in holes and hidden in prisons;..."

Chapter 44; Verses 21 to 28

Israel is Not Forgotten

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"...and who says of Jerusalem, 'It Shall be rebuilt', and of the temple, 'Your foundation shall be laid'..."

Chapter 44; Verses 1 to 8

God's Blessing on Israel

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"I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god."

Chapter 44; Verses 9 to 20

The Absurdity of Idol-Worship

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"Part of it he takes and warms himself; he kindles a fire and bakes bread. Then he makes a god and worships it, makes it a carved image and bows down before it."

Chapter 43; Verses 1 to 28

Restoration and Protection Promised

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"Do not fear for I have redeemed you; I have called you by my name, you are mine.''

Chapter 44; Verses 1 to 8

God's Blessing on Israel

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"I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god."

Chapter 44; Verses 9 to 20

The Absurdity of Idol-Worship

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"Part of it he takes and warms himself; he kindles a fire and bakes bread. Then he makes a god and worships it, makes it a carved image and bows down before it."