Isaiah 28:12

“To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To whom he said, This is the rest wherwith ye may cause the weary to rest, and this is the refreshing, yet they would not heare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who said to them, "Here is rest, give rest to the weary, And, "Here is repose," but they would not listen."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to whom he said, This is the rest, give ye rest to him that is weary; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To whom he said, This is the rest, give rest to him who is tired; and by this you may get new strength; but they would not give ear.
- Basic English Bible

to whom he said, This is the rest: cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing. But they would not hear.
- Darby Bible

To whom he said, This is the rest with which ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.
- Webster's Bible

to whom he said, "This is the resting place. Give rest to weary;" and "This is the refreshing;" yet they would not hear.
- World English Bible

Unto whom He hath said, `This [is] the rest, give ye rest to the weary, And this -- the refreshing:' And they have not been willing to hear,
- Youngs Literal Bible

To whom it was said: 'This is the rest, give ye rest to the weary; and this is the refreshing'; yet they would not hear.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 28:12


28:12 This - This doctrine. The rest - The only way, in which you will find rest.


Discussion for Isaiah 28:12

  • Jeff dixon for verse 12
    In short it means literally what happened in chapter 2 8 10 19 book of Acts
  • Godfrey for verse 12
    This verse came to me after my receiving the Holy Spirit. On asking Him to come in I was floored and stay in this position of rest and refreshing for hours worshipping and praising Him in foreign tongues, and if 'cloud 9' means anything, I was there till I fell asleep that eve. Truly, this was Devine as it was outside myself, but it was a true rest and refreshing from God through Spirit. How can I but believe this scripture refers ...!

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