Isaiah 1:12

“When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When ye come to appeare before mee, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When you come to appear before Me, Who requires of you this trampling of My courts?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to trample my courts?
- American Standard Version (1901)

At whose request do you come before me, making my house unclean with your feet?
- Basic English Bible

When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this from your hand -- to tread my courts?
- Darby Bible

When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts?
- Webster's Bible

When you come to appear before me, who has required this at your hand, to trample my courts?
- World English Bible

When ye come in to appear before Me, Who hath required this of your hand, To trample My courts?
- Youngs Literal Bible

When ye come to appear before Me, who hath required this at your hand, to trample My courts?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 1:12


1:12 To appear - Upon the three solemn feasts, or upon other occasions. Who required - The thing I commanded, was not only, nor chiefly, that you should offer external sacrifices, but that you should do it with true repentance, with faith in my promises, and sincere resolutions of devoting yourselves to my service.


Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Irene123
    To Russell Allen on Isa. ch. 1 - First of all - God bless for your humility. Here are some scriptures for your consideration - Deut. 4:39; 6:4; Isa. 42:8; 43:11; 44:6, 8; 45:5,6,18,21; 46:9; 47:8, 10; 48:11. There is ONE theme that runs through and 'connects' them all. As Isa. 28:10 says ..............; the WHOLE Bible works together, you CANNOT pick 'n choose what you want.
  • Russell allen
    my comments realy would not count because i don,t have much understanding i believe in god and the blessed thrinty i believe isaiah was a very great man of GOD. that which i cannot understand i try to make up with good deeds toward my fellow man
  • Owani moses
    God was revealing that grace was just at the door so no more sacrifice of burnt offering
  • Irene Kitamirike
    Isaiah 1 it teaches us that God is not after our burnt offerings, God is not after our beautiful voices that we offer in songs of worship, infact He's not even after our endless prayers. He is after our hearts. If we give Him our hearts and let Him lead and guide, wow! there we have given Him the platform to decorate our lives. there is His smile. Beautiful chapter!
  • Kurt
    My dark soul, full of sin, was struck down, burned as stubble in 1992. Since then the world has taught me to flee back to find Him and his Word. I simply cannot stay long in the world, full of lies, corruption, and false gods enticing. Sin is slavery and now my mission expands to visit a prison in Haiti. Amidst total darkness 3000 men crowd a facility designed to allow them to only stand. Kurt.
  • Jennifer Harvey
    Isaiah is a very powerful book. It's a must read!

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