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Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
To the law and to the testimony! if they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
[Direct those people] to the law and to the testimony! If their teachings are not in accord with this word, it is because they have no dawn.
[Direct such people] to the teaching and to the testimony! If their teachings are not in accord with this word, it is surely because there is no dawn and no morning for them.
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
for instruction and for testimony”—they will surely say such things, but they will never see the dawn.
for teaching and instruction?” For they will indeed give you this unenlightened suggestion.
what it should do.” None of those who talk like that will live to see the light of day!
To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.
To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.
You should follow the teachings and the agreement. I swear, if you follow those other things, there is no future for you.
To the teaching and to the testimony! If they will not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
To the teaching and to the testimony! If they will not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
·You should follow the teachings and the agreement with the Lord [L (Look) to the law/instruction and to the testimony]. ·The mediums and fortune-tellers do not [L Those who do not; or If they do not] speak ·the word of the Lord [L according to this word], ·so their words are worth nothing [or they are spiritually blinded; L they have no dawn].
To the Law, and to the testimony, if they speak not according to this word: it is because there is no light in them.
They should go to the teachings and to the written instructions. If people don’t speak these words, it is because it doesn’t dawn on them.
You are to answer them, “Listen to what the Lord is teaching you! Don't listen to mediums—what they tell you cannot keep trouble away.”
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.
You should follow the teachings and the agreement with the Lord. The mediums and fortune-tellers do not speak the word of the Lord. Their words are worth nothing.
for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn’t dawned on them.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
for teaching and for testimony?” surely they who speak like this have no dawn.
“Check these witches’ words against the Word of God!” he says. “If their messages are different than mine, it is because I have not sent them; for they have no light or truth in them.
When people tell you, “Try out the fortunetellers. Consult the spiritualists. Why not tap into the spirit-world, get in touch with the dead?” Tell them, “No, we’re going to study the Scriptures.” People who try the other ways get nowhere—a dead end! Frustrated and famished, they try one thing after another. When nothing works out they get angry, cursing first this god and then that one, Looking this way and that, up, down, and sideways—and seeing nothing, A blank wall, an empty hole. They end up in the dark with nothing.
To the law and to the testimony; if they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
They should go to the teachings and to the written instructions. If people don’t speak these words, it is because it doesn’t dawn on them.
for instruction and testimony?” Surely, those who speak like this are the ones for whom there is no dawn.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
You should follow the teachings and the agreement with the Lord. The mediums and fortune-tellers do not speak the word of the Lord, so their words are worth nothing.
Then you must recall the Lord’s instructions and the prophetic testimony of what would happen. Certainly they say such things because their minds are spiritually darkened.
Follow what the Lord taught you and said to you through me. People who don’t speak in keeping with these words will have no hope in the morning.
Consult God’s instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
Consult God’s instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
Tell them to put their faith in the teaching and the Law. If they do not speak what this word says, it is because they have no light in them.
Look to God’s instructions and teachings! People who contradict his word are completely in the dark.
for teaching and for instruction?” surely, those who speak like this will have no dawn!
for teaching and for instruction?’ surely, those who speak like this will have no dawn!
for teaching and for instruction?’ surely, those who speak like this will have no dawn!
for teaching and for instruction?” surely, those who speak like this will have no dawn!
To the torah (teaching of G-d) and to the te’udah (recorded testimony, see verse 16); if they speak not according to Davar HaZeh, it is because there is no shachar (dawn, light) in them.
To the teaching and to the testimony! Surely for this word which they speak there is no dawn.
To the teaching and to the testimony! Surely for this word which they speak there is no dawn.
To Torah and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no light.
Go to God’s teaching and His testimony to guide your thoughts and behavior! If any response disagrees with the word of God, then it’s muddling and wrong and not the least bit illuminating.
Turn to the law and to the testimony! If they don’t speak according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
It is to go to the law more rather, and to the witnessing, that if they say not after this word, morrowtide light shall not be to them. (Say thou, It is better to go to the Law, and to the testimony, and if they say not after this word, then the light is not in them.)
To the law and to the testimony! If not, let them say after this manner, `That there is no dawn to it.'
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