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Isaiah 55:2

fWhy do you spend your money for that which is not bread,

and your labor for that which does not satisfy?

Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good,

and delight yourselves in rich food.

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Isaiah 55:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Why spend money on what is not bread,

and your labor on what does not satisfy?

Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good,

and you will delight in the richest of fare.

Isaiah 55:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread?

And your labour for that which satisfieth not?

Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good,

And let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 55:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Why spend your money on food that does not give you strength?

Why pay for food that does you no good?

Listen to me, and you will eat what is good.

You will enjoy the finest food.

Isaiah 55:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Why do you spend money for what is not bread,

And your wages for what does not satisfy?

Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,

And let your soul delight itself in abundance.

Isaiah 55:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Why spend your money on something that is not real food?

Why work for something that doesn’t really satisfy you?

Listen closely to me, and you will eat what is good;

your soul will enjoy the rich food that satisfies.

Isaiah 55:2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 55:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 55:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Why do you spend money on what cannot nourish you 

and your wages on what does not satisfy you? 

Listen carefully to me: 

Eat what is good, and enjoy the best foods. 

Isaiah 55:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Why do you spend money on what is not food,

and your wages on what does not satisfy?

Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,

and you will enjoy the choicest of foods.

Isaiah 55:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,

and your labor for that which does not satisfy?

Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,

and delight yourselves in rich food.

Isaiah 55:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Why do you weigh out money for what is not food,

and your labor for what cannot satisfy?

Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,

and let your soul take pleasure in rich food.

Isaiah 55:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Why spend money on what is not food?

Why work for what does not satisfy you?

Listen carefully to me.

Then you will eat what is good.

You will enjoy the richest food there is.

Isaiah 55:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Why do you spend money for what is not bread,

And your wages for what does not satisfy?

Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,

And delight yourself in abundance.