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Isaiah 3 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:1 - For, lo, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is turning aside from Jerusalem, And from Judah, stay and staff, Every stay of bread, and every stay of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:2 - Hero and man of war, judge and prophet, And diviner and elder,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:3 - Head of fifty, and accepted of faces, And counsellor, and the wise of artificers, And the intelligent of charmers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:4 - And I have made youths their heads, And sucklings rule over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:5 - And the people hath exacted -- man upon man, Even a man on his neighbour, Enlarge themselves do the youths against the aged, And the lightly esteemed against the honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:6 - When one layeth hold on his brother, Of the house of his father, by the garment, 'Come, a ruler thou art to us, And this ruin is under thy hand.'
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:7 - He lifteth up, in that day, saying: 'I am not a binder up, And in my house is neither bread nor garment, Ye do not make me a ruler of the people.'
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:8 - For stumbled hath Jerusalem, and Judah hath fallen, For their tongue and their doings are against Jehovah, To provoke the eyes of His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:9 - The appearance of their faces witnessed against them, And their sin, as Sodom, they declared, They have not hidden! Wo to their soul, For they have done to themselves evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:10 - Say ye to the righteous, that it is good, Because the fruit of their doings they eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:11 - Wo to the wicked -- evil, Because the deed of his hand is done to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - My people -- its exactors are sucklings, And women have ruled over it. My people -- thy eulogists are causing to err, And the way of thy paths swallowed up.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:13 - Jehovah hath stood up to plead, And He is standing to judge the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:14 - Jehovah into judgment doth enter With elders of His people, and its heads: 'And ye, ye have consumed the vineyard, Plunder of the poor is in your houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:15 - What -- to you? ye bruise My people, And the faces of the poor ye grind.' An affirmation of the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, And Jehovah saith:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:16 - 'Because that daughters of Zion have been haughty, And they walk stretching out the neck, And deceiving with the eyes, Walking and mincing they go, And with their feet they make a tinkling,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:17 - The Lord also hath scabbed The crown of the head of daughters of Zion, And Jehovah their simplicity exposeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:18 - In that day doth the Lord turn aside The beauty of the tinkling ornaments, And of the embroidered works, And of the round tires like moons,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:19 - Of the drops, and the bracelets, and the mufflers,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:20 - Of the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, And of the bands, And of the perfume boxes, and the amulets,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:21 - Of the seals, and of the nose-rings,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:22 - Of the costly apparel, and of the mantles, And of the coverings, and of the purses,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:23 - Of the mirrors, and of the linen garments, And of the hoods, and of the vails,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:24 - And it hath been, instead of spice is muck, And instead of a girdle, a rope, And instead of curled work, baldness, And instead of a stomacher a girdle of sackcloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:25 - For instead of glory, thy men by sword do fall, And thy might in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:26 - And lamented and mourned have her openings, Yea, she hath been emptied, on the earth she sitteth!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

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