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17 learn to do good; seek justice,
    relieve the oppressed;
judge the fatherless,
    plead for the widow.

18 Come now, and let us reason together,
    says the Lord.
Though your sins be as scarlet,
    they shall be as white as snow;
though they be red like crimson,
    they shall be as wool.
19 If you are willing and obedient,
    you shall eat the good of the land;

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17 Learn to do right;(A) seek justice.(B)
    Defend the oppressed.[a](C)
Take up the cause of the fatherless;(D)
    plead the case of the widow.(E)

18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,”(F)
    says the Lord.
“Though your sins are like scarlet,
    they shall be as white as snow;(G)
though they are red as crimson,
    they shall be like wool.(H)
19 If you are willing and obedient,(I)
    you will eat the good things of the land;(J)

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  1. Isaiah 1:17 Or justice. / Correct the oppressor