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Isaiah 2 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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God's Universal Reign

(Mic 4:1–5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:1 - The word which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:2 - Now it will come about that
In the last days
The mountain of the house of the LORD
Will be established [fn]as the chief of the mountains,
And will be raised above the hills;
And all the nations will stream to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:3 - And many peoples will come and say,
“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
To the house of the God of Jacob;
That He may teach us [fn]concerning His ways
And that we may walk in His paths.”
For the [fn]law will go forth from Zion
And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:4 - And He will judge between the nations,
And will [fn]render decisions for many peoples;
And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they learn war.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:5 - Come, house of Jacob, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:6 - For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob,
Because they are filled with influences from the east,
And they are soothsayers like the Philistines,
And they strike bargains with the children of foreigners.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:7 - Their land has also been filled with silver and gold
And there is no end to their treasures;
Their land has also been filled with horses
And there is no end to their chariots.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:8 - Their land has also been filled with idols;
They worship the work of their hands,
That which their fingers have made.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:9 - So the common man has been humbled
And the man of importance has been abased,
But do not forgive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 - Enter the rock and hide in the dust
From the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:11 - The [fn]proud look of man will be abased
And the loftiness of man will be humbled,
And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

A Day of Reckoning Coming

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:12 - For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning
Against everyone who is proud and lofty
And against everyone who is lifted up,
That he may be abased.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:13 - And it will be against all the cedars of Lebanon that are lofty and lifted up,
Against all the oaks of Bashan,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:14 - Against all the lofty mountains,
Against all the hills that are lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:15 - Against every high tower,
Against every fortified wall,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:16 - Against all the ships of Tarshish
And against all the beautiful craft.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:17 - The pride of man will be humbled
And the loftiness of men will be abased;
And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:18 - But the idols will completely vanish.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:19 - Men will go into caves of the rocks
And into holes of the [fn]ground
Before the terror of the LORD
And the splendor of His majesty,
When He arises to make the earth tremble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:20 - In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats
Their idols of silver and their idols of gold,
Which they made for themselves to worship,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:21 - In order to go into the caverns of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs
Before the terror of the LORD and the splendor of His majesty,
When He arises to make the earth tremble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:22 - [fn]Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils;
For [fn]why should he be esteemed?
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: on
Or, some of
Or, instruction
Or, reprove many
Literally: eyes of the loftiness of men
Literally: dust
Literally: Cease from man
Literally: in what

New American Standard Bible 1995
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