Isaiah 57:1

“The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and mercifull men are taken away none considering that the righteous is taken away from the euill to come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from evil,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil `to come'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The upright man goes to his death, and no one gives a thought to it; and god-fearing men are taken away, and no one is troubled by it; for the upright man is taken away because of evil-doing, and goes into peace.
- Basic English Bible

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from before the evil.
- Darby Bible

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
- Webster's Bible

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil [to come].
- World English Bible

The righteous hath perished, And there is none laying [it] to heart, And men of kindness are gathered, Without any considering that from the face of evil Gathered is the righteous one.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and godly men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 57:1


57:1 The righteous - Just and holy men. No man - Few or none. Layeth it to heart - Is duly affected with this sad sign of God's displeasure.


Discussion for Isaiah 57:1

  • Walt lammle for verse 1
    substantiates the Pauline gospel where he reveals the mystery of the RAPTURE
  • When my 2 year and daughter passed away, I was given this scripture. To me it means the righteous are taken away to keep them from the evil one, I believe The Lord took her because she saw her future. The Lord knows there is so much evil in this world that he didn't want my daughter to suffer, so he took her home because he loves her so much. I have this blessed hope that I will see her again. Her twin sister is now 22, and struggle now and then, but she is a strong woman.

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