The voices of your watchmen(A)
they lift up their voices,
shouting for joy together;
for every eye will see
when the Lord returns to Zion.

Read full chapter

10 Israel’s[a] watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 56:10 Or His, or Its

Jerusalem,
I have appointed watchmen on your walls;(A)
they will never be silent, day or night.
There is no rest for you,
who remind the Lord.

Read full chapter

17 I appointed watchmen over you(A)
and said: Listen for the sound of the ram’s horn.
But they protested, “We won’t listen!”

Read full chapter

“As for you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel.(A) When you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me. If I say to the wicked, ‘Wicked one, you will surely die,’(B) but you do not speak out to warn him about his way, that wicked person will die for his iniquity, yet I will hold you responsible for his blood. But if you warn a wicked person to turn from his way and he doesn’t turn from it, he will die for his iniquity, but you will have saved your life.

Read full chapter