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Isaiah 1:21–22

21  How is the faithful city zbecome an harlot!

It was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it;

But now murderers.

22  aThy silver is become dross,

bThy wine mixed with water:

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Isaiah 1:21–22 — The New International Version (NIV)

21 See how the faithful city

has become a prostitute!

She once was full of justice;

righteousness used to dwell in her—

but now murderers!

22 Your silver has become dross,

your choice wine is diluted with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — English Standard Version (ESV)

21 How the faithful city

has become a whore,

she who was full of justice!

Righteousness lodged in her,

but now murderers.

22 Your silver has become dross,

your best wine mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — New Living Translation (NLT)

21 See how Jerusalem, once so faithful,

has become a prostitute.

Once the home of justice and righteousness,

she is now filled with murderers.

22 Once like pure silver,

you have become like worthless slag.

Once so pure,

you are now like watered-down wine.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

21 How the faithful city has become a harlot!

It was full of justice;

Righteousness lodged in it,

But now murderers.

22 Your silver has become dross,

Your wine mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — New Century Version (NCV)

21 The city of Jerusalem once followed the Lord,

but she is no longer loyal to him.

She used to be filled with fairness;

people there lived the way God wanted.

But now, murderers live there.

22 Jerusalem, you have become like the scum left when silver is purified;

you are like wine mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

21 How is the faithful city become a harlot! she that was full of justice! righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers. 22 Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

21 How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness used to lodge in it, but now murderers. 22 Thy silver is become dross, thy wine is mixed with water:

Isaiah 1:21–22 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

21 How the faithful town has become a prostitute!

She was full of justice,

and righteousness lived in her.

But now murderers live there!

22 Your silver is not pure.

Your wine is watered down.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

21 The faithful city—

what an adulteress she has become!

She was once full of justice.

Righteousness once dwelt in her—

but now, murderers!

22 Your silver has become dross,

your beer is diluted with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 How the faithful city

has become a whore!

She that was full of justice,

righteousness lodged in her—

but now murderers!

22 Your silver has become dross,

your wine is mixed with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

21 How has a faithful city become like a whore?

Full of justice, righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

22 Your silver has become as dross;

Your wine is diluted with waters.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

21 See how the faithful city of Jerusalem

has become like a prostitute!

Once it was full of people who treated others fairly.

Those who did what was right used to live in it.

But now murderers live there!

22 Jerusalem, your silver isn’t pure anymore.

Your best wine has been made weak with water.

Isaiah 1:21–22 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

21 How the faithful city has become a harlot,

She who was full of justice!

Righteousness once lodged in her,

But now murderers.

22 Your silver has become dross,

Your drink diluted with water.