Isaiah 1:18

“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Come now and let vs reason together, saith the Lord: though your sinnes be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimsin, they shall be as wooll.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Come now, and let us reason together, Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Come now, and let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
- Basic English Bible

Come now, let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
- Darby Bible

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins are as scarlet, they shall be white as snow, though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
- Webster's Bible

Come now, and let us reason together, says Yahweh: "Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
- World English Bible

Come, I pray you, and we reason, saith Jehovah, If your sins are as scarlet, as snow they shall be white, If they are red as crimson, as wool they shall be!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD; though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Sharneewallace
    The Holy Spirit came to me to read out of The Book Of Isaiah,I wasn't given a chapter or a verse, just to read the Book Of Isaiah, so is there anyone who can tell me where to start.
  • John
    God want to speak to us, but we are so busy and caught up in this world stuff. Turn off the tv,and radio put your phone's on silent. Put your family and friends on hold for a few minutes. Got to read the word, go to church, praised his name, prayer and meditate on God.
  • Joann Heidt
    He was a powerful Ptophet, He showrd God's greatness and proclaimed it.
  • Lois Taylor
    I truly love the book of Isaiah,because when I accepted Jesus as my Savior, the second verse that the Holy Spirit lead me to turn to was Isaiah 1:18.Isaiah is a very powerful book, every chapter.One must read it slowly and ingest its beauty.
  • C. Gabriel
    I find the Book of Isaiah very deep, and have some understanding, but majority I do not comprehend. Still learning!
    I found this site which has commentaries, which helps a lot!
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Ernetns, Job 13:3 gives " reason with God." Sorry! I spoke too soon.

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