1599 Geneva Bible
2 Yet they [a]seek me daily, and will know my ways, even as a nation that did righteously, and had not forsaken the statutes of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice: they will draw near unto God, saying,
4 Behold, ye fast to strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do today, to make your voice to be [d]heard above.Read full chapter
- Isaiah 58:2 They will seem to worship me and have outward holiness.
- Isaiah 58:3 He setteth forth the malice and disdain of the hypocrites, which grudge against God, if their works be not accepted.
- Isaiah 58:3 Thus he convinceth the hypocrites by the second table, and by their duty toward their neighbor, that they have neither faith nor religion.
- Isaiah 58:4 So long as you use contention and oppression, your fasting and prayers shall not be heard.