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Isaiah 6 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Yahweh Sends Isaiah

(cf. Eze 1:4–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:1 -

In the year of King Uzziah’s death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, with the train of His robe filling the temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:2 - Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:3 - And one called out to another and said,

“Holy, Holy, Holy, is Yahweh of hosts;

The [fn]whole earth is full of His glory.”

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And the [fn]foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called out, while the house of God was filling with smoke.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:5 - Then I said,

“Woe is me, for I am ruined!

For I am a man of unclean lips,

And I live among a people of unclean lips;

For my eyes have seen the King, Yahweh of hosts.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:6 -

Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:7 - And he touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin is atoned for.”

Isaiah’s Commission from Yahweh

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:8 - Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:9 - He said, “Go, and tell this people:

‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand;

Keep on seeing, but do not know.’

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“Render the hearts of this people [fn]insensitive,

Their ears [fn]dull,

And their eyes [fn]dim,

Lest they see with their eyes,

And hear with their ears,

And understand with their hearts,

And return and be healed.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:11 -

Then I said, “Lord, how long?” And He said,

“Until cities are devastated and without inhabitant,

Houses are without people,

And the land is devastated to desolation,

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And Yahweh has removed men far away,

And the [fn]forsaken places are many in the midst of the land.

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“Yet there will be a tenth portion in it,

And it will again be subject to burning,

Like a terebinth or like an oak

Whose stump remains when it is felled.

The holy seed is its stump.”

LSB Footnotes
Lit fullness of the whole earth is His glory
Lit door sockets
Lit fat
Lit heavy, hardened; cf. Ex 8:15; 1 Sam 6:6
Lit besmeared
Or forsakenness will be great

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For more information on this translation, see the LSB Preface.

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