1 Thus saiththe Lord, Keepye judgment, and dojustice: for my salvationisnearto come, and my righteousnessto be revealed.njudgment: or, equity2 Blessedisthe manthatdoeththis, and the sonof manthatlayeth holdon it; that keepeththe sabbathfrom pollutingit, and keepethhis handfrom doingany evil.
3 Neither let the sonof the stranger, that hath joinedhimself to the Lord, speak, saying, The Lordhath utterlyseparatedme from his people: neither let the eunuchsay, Behold, I ama drytree.4 For thus saiththe Lordunto the eunuchsthat keepmy sabbaths, and choosethe thingsthat pleaseme, and take holdof my covenant;5 Even unto them will I givein mine houseand within my wallsa placeand a namebetterthan of sonsand of daughters: I will givethem an everlastingname, that shall not be cut off.6 Also the sonsof the stranger, that jointhemselves to the Lord, to servehim, and to lovethe nameof the Lord, to be his servants, every one that keepeththe sabbathfrom pollutingit, and taketh holdof my covenant;7 Even them will I bringto my holymountain, and make them joyfulin my houseof prayer: their burnt offeringsand their sacrificesshall beacceptedupon mine altar; for mine houseshall be calledan houseof prayerfor all people.8 The LordGodwhich gathereththe outcastsof Israelsaith, Yet will I gatherothersto him, beside those that are gathered unto him.nbeside…: Heb. to his gathered
9 All ye beastsof the field, cometo devour, yea, all ye beastsin the forest.10 His watchmenareblind: they are all ignorant, they areall dumbdogs, they cannotbark; sleeping, lying down, lovingto slumber.nsleeping: or, dreaming, or, talking in their sleep11 Yea, they aregreedydogswhichcannever haveenough, and they areshepherdsthatcannot understand: they all lookto their own way, every onefor his gain, from his quarter.ngreedy: Heb. strong of appetitencan…: Heb. know not to be satisfied12 Come ye, say they, I will fetchwine, and we will fillourselves with strong drink; and to morrowshall be as this day, andmuchmoreabundant.