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Passage Lookup: Isaiah 57

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Isaiah 57:1
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The righteous perish,(a) and no one takes it to heart;(b) the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.(c)
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Isaiah 57:2
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Those who walk uprightly(d) enter into peace; they find rest(e) as they lie in death.
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Isaiah 57:3
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"But you—come here, you children of a sorceress,(f) you offspring of adulterers(g) and prostitutes!(h)
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Isaiah 57:4
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Who are you mocking? At whom do you sneer and stick out your tongue? Are you not a brood of rebels,(i) the offspring of liars?
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Isaiah 57:5
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You burn with lust among the oaks(j) and under every spreading tree;(k) you sacrifice your children(l) in the ravines and under the overhanging crags.
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Isaiah 57:6
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The idols(m) among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; indeed, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings(n) and offered grain offerings. In view of all this, should I relent?(o)
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Isaiah 57:7
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You have made your bed on a high and lofty hill;(p) there you went up to offer your sacrifices.(q)
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Isaiah 57:8
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Behind your doors and your doorposts you have put your pagan symbols. Forsaking me, you uncovered your bed, you climbed into it and opened it wide; you made a pact with those whose beds you love,(r) and you looked with lust on their naked bodies.(s)
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Isaiah 57:9
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You went to Molek[a](t) with olive oil and increased your perfumes.(u) You sent your ambassadors[b](v) far away; you descended to the very realm of the dead!(w)
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Isaiah 57:10
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You wearied(x) yourself by such going about, but you would not say, ‘It is hopeless.'(y) You found renewal of your strength,(z) and so you did not faint.
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Isaiah 57:11
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"Whom have you so dreaded and feared(aa) that you have not been true to me, and have neither remembered(ab) me nor taken this to heart?(ac) Is it not because I have long been silent(ad) that you do not fear me?
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Isaiah 57:12
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I will expose your righteousness and your works,(ae) and they will not benefit you.
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Isaiah 57:13
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When you cry out(af) for help, let your collection of idols save(ag) you! The wind will carry all of them off, a mere breath will blow(ah) them away. But whoever takes refuge(ai) in me will inherit the land(aj) and possess my holy mountain."(ak)
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Isaiah 57:14
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And it will be said: "Build up, build up, prepare the road!(al) Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people."(am)
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Isaiah 57:15
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For this is what the high and exalted(an) One says— he who lives forever,(ao) whose name is holy: "I live in a high(ap) and holy place, but also with the one who is contrite(aq) and lowly in spirit,(ar) to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.(as)
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Isaiah 57:16
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I will not accuse(at) them forever, nor will I always be angry,(au) for then they would faint away because of me— the very people(av) I have created.
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Isaiah 57:17
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I was enraged by their sinful greed;(aw) I punished them, and hid(ax) my face in anger, yet they kept on in their willful ways.(ay)
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Isaiah 57:18
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I have seen their ways, but I will heal(az) them; I will guide(ba) them and restore comfort(bb) to Israel's mourners,
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Isaiah 57:19
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creating praise on their lips.(bc) Peace, peace,(bd) to those far and near,"(be) says the Lord . "And I will heal them."
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Isaiah 57:20
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But the wicked(bf) are like the tossing sea,(bg) which cannot rest, whose waves cast up mire(bh) and mud.
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Isaiah 57:21
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"There is no peace,"(bi) says my God, "for the wicked."(bj)
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