Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is not this the fast that I haue chosen? to loose the bandes of wickednesse, to vndoe the heauie burdens, and to let the oppressed goe free, and that ye breake euery yoke?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is not this the holy day for which I have given orders: to let loose those who have wrongly been made prisoners, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the crushed go free, and every yoke be broken?
- Basic English Bible

Is not this the fast which I have chosen: to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, and to send forth free the crushed, and that ye break every yoke?
- Darby Bible

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- Webster's Bible

Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
- World English Bible

Is not this the fast that I chose -- To loose the bands of wickedness, To shake off the burdens of the yoke, And to send out the oppressed free, And every yoke ye draw off?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the fetters of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 58:6


58:6 The bands - The cruel obligations of usury and oppression.


Discussion for Isaiah 58

  • Michael Bassey
    Being on a fast opens up our Spiritual realms
  • Merideth Hicks
    Please pray for my quick deliverance from whatever wicked spirits are holding me back from my purpose and also for utterance to speak the words God placed in my heart Amen
  • DannyWade
    i am now on a fast and i wanted to understand Isaiah 58 for this reason. God has spoken through all these comments and the commentary and now i am on the right path before God during this fasting time and forever.God is awesome and great and powerful and right always.
  • Mrs Adedayo Dorcas Idris
    God is teaching us how we should fast and again we should not forsake the sabbath.
  • Cherlisa
    I feel that Isaiah 58 is a call to action , I feel that we fast and say that we are waiting on God, but this scripture means in my understanding that God is waiting on us to represent Him in the earth by, caring for widows orphans and strangers. He requires us to feed, clothe and shelter them. This is true religion, any ministry or Christian that does not have a heart for the least of these does not truly have a heart for God. He has recently impressed upon me as an individual that this is what is on His mind for me. Seek he first the kingdom of God His way of doing things and all of these things will be added unto you!
  • John ogbeifun
    Cry aloud yes is very good to cry out the word of our God who give out his son for us. and as a christian we most not stop to make our voice to be heard in this end time so i will beg my fellow christian to use all they can to tell the world about our Lord Jesus Christ and his coming. thanks God Bless you all

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