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Isaiah 6 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Isaiah’s Vision

(cf. Eze 1:4–28 )
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In the year of King Uzziah’s death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple.

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

“Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of armies.

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:5 - Then I said,

“Woe to me, for I am ruined!

Because I am a man of unclean lips,

And I live among a people of unclean lips;

For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of armies.”

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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 - He touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your guilt is taken away and atonement is made for your sin.”

Isaiah’s Commission

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 - And He said, “Go, and tell this people:

‘Keep on listening, but do not understand;

And keep on looking, but do not gain knowledge.’

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

Their ears [fn]dull,

And their eyes [fn]blind,

So that they will not see with their eyes,

Hear with their ears,

Understand with their hearts,

And return and be healed.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:11 -

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

“Until cities are devastated and without inhabitant,

Houses are without people

And the land is utterly desolate,

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The LORD has completely removed people,

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

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“Yet there will still be a tenth portion in it,

And it will again be subject to burning,

Like a terebinth or an oak

Whose stump remains when it is cut down.

The holy seed is its stump.”

NASB20 Footnotes
Lit fullness of the whole earth is His glory
Lit door sockets
Lit house
Lit fat
Lit heavy
Lit sealed over
Or forsakenness will be great

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