5 Then I said, [a]Woe is me: for I am undone, because I am a man of polluted lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of polluted lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, and Lord of hosts.
6 Then flew one of the Seraphims unto me with an hot coal in his hand, which he had taken from the [b]altar with the tongs:
7 And he touched my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips, and thine iniquity shall be taken away, and thy [c]sin shall be purged.
Isaiah 6:5He speaketh this for two causes: the one because he that was a mortal creature, and therefore had more need to glorify God than the Angels, did it not: and the other because the more near that man approacheth to God, the more doth he know his own sin and corruption.
Isaiah 6:6Of the burnt offerings, where the fire never went out.
Isaiah 6:7This declareth that man cannot render due obedience to God, till he have purged us.
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