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Isaiah 55 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Compassion of the Lord

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 - “Come, everyone who thirsts,
come to the waters;
and he who has no money,
come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without price.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:2 - Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,
and your labor for that which does not satisfy?
Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good,
and delight yourselves in rich food.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:3 - Incline your ear, and come to me;
hear, that your soul may live;
and I will make with you an everlasting covenant,
my steadfast, sure love for David.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:4 - Behold, I made him a witness to the peoples,
a leader and commander for the peoples.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:5 - Behold, you shall call a nation that you do not know,
and a nation that did not know you shall run to you,
because of the LORD your God, and of the Holy One of Israel,
for he has glorified you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:6 - “Seek the LORD while he may be found;
call upon him while he is near;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:7 - let the wicked forsake his way,
and the unrighteous man his thoughts;
let him return to the LORD, that he may have compassion on him,
and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:8 - For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:9 - For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:10 - “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven
and do not return there but water the earth,
making it bring forth and sprout,
giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:11 - so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth;
it shall not return to me empty,
but it shall accomplish that which I purpose,
and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - “For you shall go out in joy
and be led forth in peace;
the mountains and the hills before you
shall break forth into singing,
and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:13 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress;
instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle;
and it shall make a name for the LORD,
an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.”
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