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Isaiah 1:25-27 International Standard Version (ISV)

25 When I turn[a] my attention to you,[b]
    I’ll refine your dross as in a furnace.[c]
        I’ll remove[d] all your alloy.
26 Let me restore[e] your judges as at the first,
    and your counselors as at the beginning.
Afterward you’ll be called ‘The Righteous City’
    and ‘The Faithful City of Zion’.[f]

27 “Zion[g] will be redeemed by justice,
    and her repentant ones[h] by righteousness.


  1. Isaiah 1:25 So 1QIsaa; LXX MT read And let me turn
  2. Isaiah 1:25 Lit. my hand against you
  3. Isaiah 1:25 1QIsaa lacks as in a furnace; MT reads as lye
  4. Isaiah 1:25 So 1QIsaa 4QIsaf; MT reads Let me remove
  5. Isaiah 1:26 1QIsaa MT; 4QIsaf reads I will restore
  6. Isaiah 1:26 So LXX; the Heb. lacks Zion
  7. Isaiah 1:27 So MT; 1QIsaa reading unclear
  8. Isaiah 1:27 So 1QIsaa MT 4QIsaf; LXX reads her captivity
International Standard Version (ISV)

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Isaiah 1:25-27 New International Version (NIV)

25 I will turn my hand against you;[a]
    I will thoroughly purge away your dross
    and remove all your impurities.
26 I will restore your leaders as in days of old,
    your rulers as at the beginning.
Afterward you will be called
    the City of Righteousness,
    the Faithful City.

27 Zion will be delivered with justice,
    her penitent ones with righteousness.


  1. Isaiah 1:25 That is, against Jerusalem
New International Version (NIV)

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