Rescue the poor and needy;
save them from the power of the wicked.”(A)

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Isn’t the fast I choose:
To break the chains of wickedness,(A)
to untie the ropes of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free,
and to tear off every yoke?(B)
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,(C)
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,(D)
and not to ignore[a] your own flesh and blood?(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 58:7 Lit not hide yourself from