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Isaiah 56 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Salvation for Others

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:1 - This is what the LORD says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:2 - Blessed is the one who does this— the person who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps their hands from doing any evil.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:3 - Let no foreigner who is bound to the LORD say, “The LORD will surely exclude me from his people.” And let no eunuch complain, “I am only a dry tree.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:4 - For this is what the LORD says: “To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, who choose what pleases me and hold fast to my covenant—

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:5 - to them I will give within my temple and its walls a memorial and a name better than sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that will endure forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:6 - And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant—

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:7 - these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:8 - The Sovereign LORD declares— he who gathers the exiles of Israel: “I will gather still others to them besides those already gathered.”

God’s Accusation Against the Wicked

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:9 - Come, all you beasts of the field, come and devour, all you beasts of the forest!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:10 - Israel’s watchmen are blind, they all lack knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they cannot bark; they lie around and dream, they love to sleep.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:11 - They are dogs with mighty appetites; they never have enough. They are shepherds who lack understanding; they all turn to their own way, they seek their own gain.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 - “Come,” each one cries, “let me get wine! Let us drink our fill of beer! And tomorrow will be like today, or even far better.”
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