Isaiah 58:9

“Then shalt thou call, and the LORD shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answere; thou shalt cry, and he shal say, Here I am: if thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanitie:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; You will cry, and He will say, 'Here I am.' If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then shalt thou call, and Jehovah will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedly;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then at the sound of your voice, the Lord will give an answer; at your cry he will say, Here am I. If you take away from among you the yoke, the putting out of the finger of shame, and the evil word;
- Basic English Bible

Then shalt thou call, and Jehovah will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger and the unjust speech,
- Darby Bible

Then shalt thou call, and the LORD will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou shalt take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;
- Webster's Bible

Then you shall call, and Yahweh will answer; you shall cry, and he will say, 'Here I am.' "If you take away from the midst of you the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedly;
- World English Bible

Then thou callest, and Jehovah answereth, Thou criest, and He saith, `Behold Me.' If thou turn aside from thy midst the yoke, The sending forth of the finger, And the speaking of vanity,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then shalt thou call, and the LORD will answer; thou shalt cry, and He will say: 'Here I am.' If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedness;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 58:9


58:9 Answer - He will give an effectual demonstration, that he hears thee. Here l am - A phrase that notes a person to be ready at hand to help. Take away - From among you. The yoke - All those pressures and grievances before mentioned. Putting forth - Done by way of scoff, or disdainful insulting. Vanity - Any kind of evil words.


Discussion for Isaiah 58

  • Andrei Isayeu
    Without Fasting the way Isaiah 58 explains God can't accept Fasting for it must be done according to the Word of God!
  • Sr
    This precept is admonishing all awaken israelites to speak to their fellow brethren and sisters about their forgotten heritage. Jeremiah 17:4 let you know that Jacob children lost their way by sinning against their power. A command from the Heavenly Father is to show those lost sheep how they continue to sin against God. How can one find them? Check out Deuteronomy 28:46 the sign to identify.
  • Kurtis
    always good fruit and food for our Life, Spirit and Soul. Amen
  • 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!

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