ISA-50:1 Thus saith the LORD, Where [is] the bill of your

mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my

creditors [is it] to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your

iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions

is your mother put away.

ISA-50:2 Wherefore, when I came, [was there] no man? when I

called, [was there] none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all,

that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at

my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness:

their fish stinketh, because [there is] no water, and dieth for


ISA-50:3 I clothe the heavens with blackness, and I make

sackcloth their covering.

ISA-50:4 The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned,

that I should know how to speak a word in season to [him that

is] weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear

to hear as the learned.

ISA-50:5 The Lord GOD hath opened mine ear, and I was not

rebellious, neither turned away back.

ISA-50:6 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them

that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and


ISA-50:7 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be

confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I

know that I shall not be ashamed.

ISA-50:8 [He is] near that justifieth me; who will contend with

me? let us stand together: who [is] mine adversary? let him come

near to me.

ISA-50:9 Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who [is] he [that]

shall condemn me? lo, they all shall wax old as a garment; the

moth shall eat them up.

ISA-50:10 Who [is] among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth

the voice of his servant, that walketh [in] darkness, and hath

no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon

his God.

ISA-50:11 Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass

[yourselves] about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire,

and in the sparks [that] ye have kindled. This shall ye have of

mine hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow.