Isaiah 63:16

“Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Doubtlesse thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of vs, and Israel acknowledge vs not: thou, O Lord art our Father, our Redeemer, thy Name is from euerlasting.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us And Israel does not recognize us. You, O LORD, are our Father, Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou art our Father, though Abraham knoweth us not, and Israel doth not acknowledge us: thou, O Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is thy name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you are our father, though Abraham has no knowledge of us, and Israel gives no thought to us: you, O Lord, are our father; from the earliest days you have taken up our cause.
- Basic English Bible

For thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer, from everlasting, is thy name.
- Darby Bible

Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our Redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.
- Webster's Bible

For you are our Father, though Abraham doesn't know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us: you, Yahweh, are our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is your name.
- World English Bible

For Thou [art] our Father, For Abraham hath not known us, And Israel doth not acknowledge us, Thou, O Jehovah, [art] our Father, Our redeemer from the age, [is] Thy name.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For Thou art our Father; for Abraham knoweth us not, and Israel doth not acknowledge us; Thou, O LORD, art our Father, our Redeemer from everlasting is Thy name.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 63:16


63:16 Abraham - He who was our father after the flesh, though he be dead, and so ignorant of our condition. Redeemer - This is urged as another argument for pity; because their Father was their Redeemer. From everlasting - Thou hast been our Redeemer of old.


Discussion for Isaiah 63:16

  • The scripture verse goes against our nature to doubt our sonship. The declaration that God is our Father cannot be contested. God is not only our Father, but our Redeemer whose name is everlasting.
  • FAVOUR OLI for verse 16
    ABRAHAM CAN STAND FOR GREAT ONES,LEADERS IN THE BODY OF CHRIST AND ISREAL THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEGLECT THE NEEDY AND THE POOR OR THE GENTILS LIKE PETER IN ACTS 10,NOW THEY CRY TO GOD THAT EVEN IF THE PEOPLE THEY LOOK UP TO HAS FAIL THEM,GOD IS THEIR FATHER WHO CREATE THEM AND HE HAS PLAIN FOR THEM ALSO.GOD SEND IS SON TO DIE FOR ALL NOTHING SELECTIVE ONE BUT FOR ALL BECAUSE HE LOVE THE WHOLE WORLD,SO IF YOU FAIL THEM GOD WILL NOT FAIL THEM.SHALOM

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