Isaiah 59:14

“And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 59:14

And iudgement is turned away backward, and iustice standeth a farre off: for truth is fallen in the streete, and equitie cannot enter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the right is turned back, and righteousness is far away: for good faith is not to be seen in the public places, and upright behaviour may not come into the town.
- Basic English Bible

And judgment is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth stumbleth in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.
- Darby Bible

And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
- Webster's Bible

Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.
- World English Bible

And removed backward is judgment, And righteousness afar off standeth, For truth hath been feeble in the street, And straightforwardness is not able to enter,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth hath stumbled in the broad place, and uprightness cannot enter.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 59:14

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 59:14


59:14 Judgment - He speaks here of the sentences in courts of judicature. Truth - Truth is cast to the ground, and justice trampled under foot, even in publick. Equity - No such thing will be admitted in their courts.


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