Isaiah 55:11

“So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So shall my word bee that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not returne vnto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding {in the matter} for which I sent it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So will my word be which goes out of my mouth: it will not come back to me with nothing done, but it will give effect to my purpose, and do that for which I have sent it.
- Basic English Bible

so shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall do that which I please, and it shall accomplish that for which I send it.
- Darby Bible

So shall my word be that proceedeth from my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
- Webster's Bible

so shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing I sent it to do.
- World English Bible

So is My word that goeth out of My mouth, It turneth not back unto Me empty, But hath done that which I desired, And prosperously effected that [for] which I sent it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So shall My word be that goeth forth out of My mouth: it shall not return unto Me void, except it accomplish that which I please, and make the thing whereto I sent it prosper.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 55:11


55:11 My word - My promises, concerning the pardon of the greatest sinners. Void - Without success.


Discussion for Isaiah 55:11

  • In order for the buds to grow they will have to be something in the rain water that causes the trees to bring forth fruit,even when we wet our plants with the water from the pipe it is just to keep them until the real thing come and that is the rain.so if ther is something in the rsin for theplants that mean there is something in the word of God that when it comes it suppose to do something to us.we must grow and develop into mature Christians,cause the word is a seed and we must bring forth some fruits in our lives that people can see and desire also.It shall accomplish what ever God send it to do so read and believe.
  • I understand this now that I 'm older, Trust in GOD and have FAITH in HIS WORD.
  • Laisani for verse 11
    after meditating in this verse , I 'm compelled to hunt out the scriptures with a zeal and start speaking and claiming my promises, my victories and my solutions to all my trials. What a marvelous revelation! Thank you Word of God!
  • Olakunle for verse 11
    Yes once we know d promises of God for our life everything will be ok promise like plsam 91 16 promise like Isaiah 54 17 plsam 121 7 8 Infact very powerful isaiah 55 11 have known the truth now and it shall set me free glory be to God
  • This verse shows that God's purpose will always take place as He has planned it. There is nothing that can stop his purpose or his words from coming true. Once God has spoken something, it will take place. This is very awe inspiring and comforting to know that we can put confidence in everything that God says.

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