11 But ye are they that have forsaken the Lord, and forgotten mine holy Mountain, and have prepared a table for the [a]multitude, and furnish the drink offerings unto the number.

12 Therefore will I [b]number you to the sword, and all you shall bow down to the slaughter, because I called, and ye did not answer; I [c]spake, and ye heard not, but did evil in my sight, and did choose that thing which I would not.

13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, my servants shall [d]eat, and ye shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, and ye shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, and ye shall be ashamed.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 65:11 By the multitude and number he meaneth their innumerable idols of whom they thought they could never have enough.
  2. Isaiah 65:12 Seeing you cannot number your gods, I will number you with the sword.
  3. Isaiah 65:12 By my Prophets, whom ye would not obey.
  4. Isaiah 65:13 By these words, Eat and drink, he meaneth, the blessed life of the faithful, which have always consolation and full contentment of all things in their God, though sometimes they lack these corporal things.