Isaiah 41:12

“Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt seeke them, and shalt not find them, euen them that contended with thee: they that warre against thee shalbe as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You will seek those who quarrel with you, but will not find them, Those who war with you will be as nothing and non-existent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contend with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will make search for your haters but they will not be there; those who make war against you will be as nothing and will come to destruction.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them -- them that contend with thee; they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of naught.
- Webster's Bible

You will seek them, and won't find them, even those who contend with you. Those who war against you will be as nothing, as a non-existent thing.
- World English Bible

Thou seekest them, and findest them not, The men who debate with thee, They are as nothing, yea, as nothing, The men who war with thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee; they that warred against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Isaiah 41

  • Michael Young
    I love the Lord and His Word. Everything He saith is always true! Praise the Lord!!
  • Loretta Sanchez
    Somehow when I first read this scripture out impacted me, empowered, encouraged, motivated and brought hope and a kick in my faith. My God!! Who loves me this much, who will "help me!" ME!!! He CHOSE ME!! It melted my heart that this awesome God I serve comes to my rescue. Reading God's word did a transformation in my faith. Thank you Jesus!! Thank you will all my heart Lord for you are so good!! Thank you for guiding me to your word when you speak to me. Gratitude!! I share this scripture to those in trouble.
  • Felicia
    Verse 17 is an open invitation to all the poor and the needy who seek water, who are thirsty, maybe thirsty for natural water, the Lord says "I the LORD will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them" This verse gives me life it restores my soul each time I read it. It truly sanctifies me. Thank you Jesus for your faithfulness. Your Word makes me whole, Father and I bless your name!
  • Florence AlexanderYou can trust GOD
    You can trust God no matter what the problem or situations he is able to handled it.Keep praying keep believing don't give up on your dreams it shall come to pass. God is not a man that he should lie.He keeps. His word psalm 37:4-30. Psalm 23:1-5
  • Librarygal143
    What I need. Thank you, Lord.
  • Deborah Watkins
    IN this crazy world that we live in, always remember this:
    GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL OF EVERYTHING! Always have and Always will be until the End of TIME! JUST BELIEVE! GOD IS GREAT !

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