Isaiah 45:7

“I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 45:7

I forme the light, and create darkenesse: I make peace, and create euill: I the Lord do all these things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil. I am Jehovah, that doeth all these things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am the giver of light and the maker of the dark; causing blessing, and sending troubles; I am the Lord, who does all these things.
- Basic English Bible

forming the light and creating darkness, making peace and creating evil: I, Jehovah, do all these things.
- Darby Bible

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.
- Webster's Bible

I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create calamity. I am Yahweh, who does all these things.
- World English Bible

Forming light, and preparing darkness, Making peace, and preparing evil, I [am] Jehovah, doing all these things.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

I form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil; I am the LORD, that doeth all these things.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 45:7

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 45:7


45:7 Light - All mens comforts and calamities come from thy hand.


Discussion for Isaiah 45:7

  • DAN MINER on Isaiah 45:7
    The word evil has two meanings. One is wickedness by men. The other is catastrophes by God, such as the Judgement by the global flood.
  • Grungebyte on Isaiah 45:7
    From Gwynn Matthews on Isaiah 45:7

    >>I truly believe that God created good and evil so that we can have a choice...

    More to the point, Free Will is the single best gift God the Father has given us. No other entities that God has created in the entire Universe has been so gifted. We human beings are unique.
  • Wayne - in Reply on Isaiah 45:7
    and your right and here is proof. Genesis 2:9

    "And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil."
  • Mishael - in Reply on Isaiah 45:7
    The tree of Life was moved to Heaven.

    Revelation
  • Anne - in Reply on Isaiah 45:7
    Heaven on Earth...
  • Wayne - in Reply on Isaiah 45:7
    12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

    13 And the evening and the morning were the third day. evil existed befor adam I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things. i couldn't be any clearer
  • Grung on Isaiah 45:7
    It's interesting that King Cyrus is called anointed since King Cyrus wasn't a Jew. He was a Magi or Zoroastrian. That means that Magiism or Zoroastrianism is the only religion not condemned in the Bible. In fact it is exalted by not only King Cyrus but the 3 Magi who came to Jesus on His birth after following the star from the East - or Persia.
  • Grungebyte on Isaiah 45:7
    it's interesting that King Cyrus is called anointed since King Cyrus wasn't a Jew. He was a Magi or Zoroastrian. That means that Magiism or Zoroastrianism is the only religion not condemned in the Bible. Actually there is one other but it is merely a sect of the oldest living religion that Christians think is a 4-letter word.
  • NATASHA CAMEO BLACKSHER on Isaiah 45:7
    2nd esdras 2:18
  • Barb on Isaiah 45:7
    Here is the chapter and verse I forgot to include Isaiah 45:7


 

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