Isaiah 51:2

“Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Looke vnto Abraham your father, and vnto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Look to Abraham your father And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain; When {he} {was but} one I called him, Then I blessed him and multiplied him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your thoughts be turned to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth: for when he was but one, my voice came to him, and I gave him my blessing, and made him a great people.
- Basic English Bible

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him when he was alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.
- Darby Bible

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
- Webster's Bible

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who bore you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.
- World English Bible

Look attentively unto Abraham your father, And unto Sarah -- she bringeth you forth, For -- one -- I have called him, And I bless him, and multiply him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 51:2


51:2 Him alone - To follow me to an unknown land: him only of all his kindred. Increased - Into a vast multitude, when his condition was desperate in the eye of reason. And therefore God can as easily raise his church when they are in the most forlorn condition.


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