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Isaiah 59:15–16

15  Yea, truth bfaileth;

And he that departeth from evil ||cmaketh himself a prey:

And the Lord saw it, and it displeased him

That there was no judgment.

16  And dhe saw that there was no man,

And ewondered that there was no fintercessor:

gTherefore hhis arm brought salvation unto him;

And his righteousness, dit sustained him.

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Isaiah 59:15–16 — The New International Version (NIV)

15 Truth is nowhere to be found,

and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey.

The Lord looked and was displeased

that there was no justice.

16 He saw that there was no one,

he was appalled that there was no one to intervene;

so his own arm achieved salvation for him,

and his own righteousness sustained him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

15 Truth is lacking,

and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey.

The Lord saw it, and it displeased him

that there was no justice.

16 He saw that there was no man,

and wondered that there was no one to intercede;

then his own arm brought him salvation,

and his righteousness upheld him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

15 Yes, truth is gone,

and anyone who renounces evil is attacked.

The Lord looked and was displeased

to find there was no justice.

16 He was amazed to see that no one intervened

to help the oppressed.

So he himself stepped in to save them with his strong arm,

and his justice sustained him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

15 So truth fails,

And he who departs from evil makes himself a prey.

Then the Lord saw it, and it displeased Him

That there was no justice.

16 He saw that there was no man,

And wondered that there was no intercessor;

Therefore His own arm brought salvation for Him;

And His own righteousness, it sustained Him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — New Century Version (NCV)

15 Truth cannot be found anywhere,

and people who refuse to do evil are attacked.

The Lord looked and could not find any justice,

and he was displeased.

16 He could not find anyone to help the people,

and he was surprised that there was no one to help.

So he used his own power to save the people;

his own goodness gave him strength.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

15 Yea, truth is lacking; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey.

And Jehovah saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.

16 And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his own arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it upheld him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

15 And truth faileth; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey. And Jehovah saw it, and it was evil in his sight that there was no judgment.

16 And he saw that there was no man, and he wondered that there was no intercessor; and his arm brought him salvation, and his righteousness, it sustained him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

15 Truth is missing.

Those who turn away from evil make themselves victims.

The Lord sees it, and he’s angry

because there’s no justice.

16 He sees that there’s no one to help.

He’s astounded that there’s no one to intercede.

So with his own power he wins a victory.

His righteousness supports him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 Truth is missing,

and whoever turns from evil is plundered.

The Lord saw that there was no justice,

and He was offended.

16 He saw that there was no man—

He was amazed that there was no one interceding;

so His own arm brought salvation,

and His own righteousness supported Him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Truth is lacking,

and whoever turns from evil is despoiled.

The Lord saw it, and it displeased him

that there was no justice.

16 He saw that there was no one,

and was appalled that there was no one to intervene;

so his own arm brought him victory,

and his righteousness upheld him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 and truth is missing,

and he who turns aside from evil is plundered.

And Yahweh saw,

and it was displeasing in his eyes that there was no justice

16 And he saw that there was no man,

and he was appalled that there was no one who intercedes,

so his arm came to assist him,

and his righteousness was what sustained him.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

15 In fact, truth can’t be found anywhere.

Those who refuse to do evil are attacked.

The Lord sees that people aren’t treating others fairly.

That makes him unhappy.

16 He sees that there is no one who helps his people.

He is shocked that no one stands up for them.

So he will use his own powerful arm to save them.

He has the strength to do it because he is holy.

Isaiah 59:15–16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

15 Yes, truth is lacking;

And he who turns aside from evil makes himself a prey.

Now the Lord saw,

And it was displeasing in His sight that there was no justice.

16 And He saw that there was no man,

And was astonished that there was no one to intercede;

Then His own arm brought salvation to Him,

And His righteousness upheld Him.