Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is not this the fast that I haue chosen? to loose the bandes of wickednesse, to vndoe the heauie burdens, and to let the oppressed goe free, and that ye breake euery yoke?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is not this the holy day for which I have given orders: to let loose those who have wrongly been made prisoners, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the crushed go free, and every yoke be broken?
- Basic English Bible

Is not this the fast which I have chosen: to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, and to send forth free the crushed, and that ye break every yoke?
- Darby Bible

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- Webster's Bible

Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
- World English Bible

Is not this the fast that I chose -- To loose the bands of wickedness, To shake off the burdens of the yoke, And to send out the oppressed free, And every yoke ye draw off?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the fetters of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 58:6


58:6 The bands - The cruel obligations of usury and oppression.


Discussion for Isaiah 58

  • Irene123
    V. 7 - the 'bread' is the truth of the Word of God; 'thy house' is the church where he will hear this truth; the 'naked' are those not covered by His spirit of holiness - Acts2:38; 1 Pet. 1:15-16; "in all manner of CONVERSATION refers to not just mouth, but to our physical being, how we dress, our body language. Webster's defines 'conversation' in scripture as how we appear to others.
  • Duwayne Mcnaughton
    I believe that Isa. (58) is a DIVINE Blueprint on
    The work we should be doing daily if we want to go too heaven!
  • Nqobilizitha pan aquila
    Thank you trecentillion plus times you highly esteemed servants of God for affording us this platform.We are both equipped and perfected as our Triune God explicates what True Fasting and Prayer entails(Verses 6-7;10) and the benefits that accrue to us for doing it (verses 8-9;11-14)!We take a leaf from this God's prophecy!
  • Michael Bassey
    Being on a fast opens up our Spiritual realms
  • Mrs Adedayo Dorcas Idris
    God is teaching us how we should fast and again we should not forsake the sabbath.
  • John ogbeifun
    Cry aloud yes is very good to cry out the word of our God who give out his son for us. and as a christian we most not stop to make our voice to be heard in this end time so i will beg my fellow christian to use all they can to tell the world about our Lord Jesus Christ and his coming. thanks God Bless you all

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