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Isaiah 56:6–8

“And ythe foreigners who join themselves to the Lord,

to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord,

and to be his servants,

everyone xwho keeps the Sabbath and does not profane it,

and holds fast my covenant—

dthese I will bring to emy holy mountain,

and make them joyful in my house of prayer;

ftheir burnt offerings and their sacrifices

will be accepted on my altar;

for gmy house shall be called a house of prayer

for all peoples.”

The Lord God,

hwho gathers the outcasts of Israel, declares,

i“I will gather yet others to him

besides those already gathered.”

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Isaiah 56:6–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord

to minister to him,

to love the name of the Lord,

and to be his servants,

all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it

and who hold fast to my covenant—

these I will bring to my holy mountain

and give them joy in my house of prayer.

Their burnt offerings and sacrifices

will be accepted on my altar;

for my house will be called

a house of prayer for all nations.”

The Sovereign Lord declares—

he who gathers the exiles of Israel:

“I will gather still others to them

besides those already gathered.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the Lord,

To serve him, and to love the name of the Lord,

To be his servants,

Every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it,

And taketh hold of my covenant;

Even them will I bring to my holy mountain,

And make them joyful in my house of prayer:

Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar;

For mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.

The Lord God which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith,

Yet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.

Isaiah 56:6–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“I will also bless the foreigners who commit themselves to the Lord,

who serve him and love his name,

who worship him and do not desecrate the Sabbath day of rest,

and who hold fast to my covenant.

I will bring them to my holy mountain of Jerusalem

and will fill them with joy in my house of prayer.

I will accept their burnt offerings and sacrifices,

because my Temple will be called a house of prayer for all nations.

For the Sovereign Lord,

who brings back the outcasts of Israel, says:

I will bring others, too,

besides my people Israel.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Also the sons of the foreigner

Who join themselves to the Lord, to serve Him,

And to love the name of the Lord, to be His servants—

Everyone who keeps from defiling the Sabbath,

And holds fast My covenant—

Even them I will bring to My holy mountain,

And make them joyful in My house of prayer.

Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices

Will be accepted on My altar;

For My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”

The Lord God, who gathers the outcasts of Israel, says,

“Yet I will gather to him

Others besides those who are gathered to him.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Foreigners will join the Lord

to worship him and love him,

to serve him,

to obey the law about the Sabbath,

and to keep my agreement.

I will bring these people to my holy mountain

and give them joy in my house of prayer.

The offerings and sacrifices

they place on my altar will please me,

because my Temple will be called

a house for prayer for people from all nations.”

The Lord God says—

he who gathers the Israelites that were forced to leave their country:

“I will bring together other people

to join those who are already gathered.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Also the foreigners that join themselves to Jehovah, to minister unto him, and to love the name of Jehovah, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and holdeth fast my covenant; even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt-offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples. The Lord Jehovah, who gathereth the outcasts of Israel, saith, Yet will I gather others to him, besides his own that are gathered.

Isaiah 56:6–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Also the sons of the alien, that join themselves to Jehovah, to minister unto him and to love the name of Jehovah, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and holdeth fast to my covenant; even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer; their burnt-offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar: for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all the peoples. The Lord Jehovah, who gathereth the outcasts of Israel, saith: Yet will I gather others to him, with those of his that are gathered.

Isaiah 56:6–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

And ⸤I will remember⸥ the foreigners who have joined the Lord to worship him, to love the Lord’s name, and to be his servants. All of them will keep the day of rest—a holy day, from becoming unholy and will faithfully observe the conditions of my promise. Then I will bring them to my holy mountain and make them happy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be acceptable on my altar, because my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations. 

The Almighty Lord, who gathers the scattered people of Israel, declares, “I will gather still others besides those I have already gathered.” 

Isaiah 56:6–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord

minister to Him, love the name of Yahweh

and become His servants,

all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it

and who hold firmly to My covenant—

I will bring them to My holy mountain

and let them rejoice in My house of prayer.

Their burnt offerings and sacrifices

will be acceptable on My altar,

for My house will be called a house of prayer

for all nations.”

This is the declaration of the Lord God,

who gathers the dispersed of Israel:

“I will gather to them still others

besides those already gathered.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord,

to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord,

and to be his servants,

all who keep the sabbath, and do not profane it,

and hold fast my covenant—

these I will bring to my holy mountain,

and make them joyful in my house of prayer;

their burnt offerings and their sacrifices

will be accepted on my altar;

for my house shall be called a house of prayer

for all peoples.

Thus says the Lord God,

who gathers the outcasts of Israel,

I will gather others to them

besides those already gathered.

Isaiah 56:6–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And the foreigners who join themselves to Yahweh to serve him

and to love the name of Yahweh, to become his servants,

every one who keeps the Sabbath, so as not to profane it,

and those who keep hold of my covenant,

I will bring them to my holy mountain;

I will make them merry in my house of prayer.

their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar,

for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples,”

declares the Lord Yahweh, who gathers the scattered ones of Israel (still I will gather to him, to his gathered ones).

Isaiah 56:6–8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Suppose outsiders want to follow me

and serve me.

They want to love me

and worship me.

They keep the Sabbath day and do not misuse it.

And they are faithful in keeping my covenant.

Then I will bring them to my holy mountain of Zion.

I will give them joy in my house.

They can pray there.

I will accept their burnt offerings and sacrifices on my altar.

My house will be called

a house where people from all nations can pray.”

The Lord and King will gather

those who were taken away from their homes in Israel.

He announces, “I will gather them to myself.

And I will gather others to join them.”

Isaiah 56:6–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“Also the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord,

To minister to Him, and to love the name of the Lord,

To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath

And holds fast My covenant;

Even those I will bring to My holy mountain

And make them joyful in My house of prayer.

Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be acceptable on My altar;

For My house will be called a house of prayer for all the peoples.”

The Lord God, who gathers the dispersed of Israel, declares,

Yet others I will gather to them, to those already gathered.”


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