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Isaiah 56 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Salvation for Foreigners

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:1 - Thus says the LORD:
“Keep justice, and do righteousness,
for soon my salvation will come,
and my righteousness be revealed.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:2 - Blessed is the man who does this,
and the son of man who holds it fast,
who keeps the Sabbath, not profaning it,
and keeps his hand from doing any evil.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:3 - Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the LORD say,
“The LORD will surely separate me from his people”;
and let not the eunuch say,
“Behold, I am a dry tree.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:4 - For thus says the LORD:
“To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths,
who choose the things that please me
and hold fast my covenant,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:5 - I will give in my house and within my walls
a monument and a name
better than sons and daughters;
I will give them an everlasting name
that shall not be cut off.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:6 - “And the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD,
to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD,
and to be his servants,
everyone who keeps the Sabbath and does not profane it,
and holds fast my covenant—

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:7 - these I will bring to my holy mountain,
and make them joyful in my house of prayer;
their burnt offerings and their sacrifices
will be accepted on my altar;
for my house shall be called a house of prayer
for all peoples.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:8 - The Lord GOD,
who gathers the outcasts of Israel, declares,
“I will gather yet others to him
besides those already gathered.”

Israel’s Irresponsible Leaders

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:9 - All you beasts of the field, come to devour—
all you beasts in the forest.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:10 - His watchmen are blind;
they are all without knowledge;
they are all silent dogs;
they cannot bark,
dreaming, lying down,
loving to slumber.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:11 - The dogs have a mighty appetite;
they never have enough.
But they are shepherds who have no understanding;
they have all turned to their own way,
each to his own gain, one and all.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 - “Come,” they say, “let me get wine;
let us fill ourselves with strong drink;
and tomorrow will be like this day,
great beyond measure.”
ESV

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