Isaiah 50:8

“He is neere that iustifieth me, who will contend with me? let vs stand together: who is mine aduersarie? let him come neere to me.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

[He is] near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who [is] mine adversary? let him come near to me.
- King James Version

He who vindicates Me is near; Who will contend with Me? Let us stand up to each other; Who has a case against Me? Let him draw near to Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He is near that justifieth me; who will content with me? let us stand up together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who takes up my cause is near; who will go to law with me? let us come together before the judge: who is against me? let him come near to me.
- Basic English Bible

He is near that justifieth me: who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is mine adverse party? let him draw near unto me.
- Darby Bible

He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is my adversary? let him come near to me.
- Webster's Bible

He is near who justifies me; who will bring charges against me? Let us stand up together: who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.
- World English Bible

Near [is] He who is justifying me, Who doth contend with me? We stand together, who [is] mine opponent? Let him come nigh unto me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand up together; who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 50:8


50:8 Justifieth - God will clear up my righteousness, and shew by many and mighty signs and wonders, that I lived and died his faithful servant. Let him come - l am conscious of mine own innocency, and I know that God will give sentence for me.


Discussion for Isaiah 50

  • Teri
    Proverbs 15:23 contrasts verse 4 above! Especially these days, let us encourage one another as the day draws near! Thanks for the insights!
  • Fabien Grenier
    Doesn't matter how anointed you are if the Word of God the Word of Faith is Christ Jesus doesn't abide in you if you dont know the fundamental of faith we have to excersie our faith by been a doer of the Word of GOD not just a hearer only. Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

  • "Michael Balogun
    "...their fish stinketh because there is no water, and dieth of thirst." v. 2

    When we have no the Word of God in our heart, we become stinking. The word cleanses our life to remove every filthiness. "Sanctify them through thy word". When the Holy Spirit abandon us, we die of thirst for the promise of God is to make our belly rivers of living water which signify the Holy Spirit.

    Help me O Lord!
  • Obbie Beal
    that time above and 2018; individually or nationally, by their own power /doing, they did it to themselves'; and when Almighty Mercy / their Deliverer offered the help theses sinners needed, as they /we are drowning in their own sin; the Deliverer (whom love these sinners so dearly) cry-out to them "... let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God". Thank GOD for HIS MERCY! WOW!
  • John 4/14/2017
    GOD promised to fight for us but we must be WILLING to be OBEDIENT to is word, We often time CHOOSE to sin WHICH CAUSES.our own problem. By trying to help OURSELVES we step out of the will of GOD. But if we trust GOD then wait on the LORD,and Be of good courage, he shall strengthen thine heart. Wait I say on the LORD
  • Irene123
    To Bible Reader - RIGHT ON!!!

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