Isaiah 48:18
Good News Translation
"If only you had listened to my commands! Then blessings would have flowed for you like a stream that never goes dry. Victory would have come to you like the waves that roll on the shore.

Contemporary English Version
How I wish that you had obeyed my commands! Your success and good fortune would then have overflowed like a flooding river.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,

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O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,

that thou

Deuteronomy 5:29 Who shall give them to have such a mind, to fear me, and to keep all my commandments at all times, that it may be well with them and with their children for ever?

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.

Psalm 81:13-16 If my people had heard me: if Israel had walked in my ways: . . .

Matthew 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?

Luke 19:41,42 And when he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it, saying: . . .

then had

Isaiah 32:15-18 Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high: and the desert shall be as a charmel, and charmel shall be counted for a forest. . . .

Isaiah 66:12 For thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring upon her as it were a river of peace, and as an overflowing torrent the glory of the Gentiles, which you shall suck; you shall be carried at the breasts, and upon the knees they shall caress you.

Psalm 36:8 They shall be inebriated with the plenty of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the torrent of thy pleasure.

Psalm 119:165 Much peace have they that love thy law, and to them there is no stumbling block.

Amos 5:24 But judgment shall be revealed as water, and justice as a mighty torrent.

Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink: but justice and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Context
Deliverance Promised to Israel
17Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord thy God that teach thee profitable things, that govern thee in the way that thou walkest. 18O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,19And thy seed had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof: his name should not have perished, nor have been destroyed from before my face.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 5:29
Who shall give them to have such a mind, to fear me, and to keep all my commandments at all times, that it may be well with them and with their children for ever?

Deuteronomy 32:29
O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.

Psalm 81:13
If my people had heard me: if Israel had walked in my ways:

Psalm 119:165
Much peace have they that love thy law, and to them there is no stumbling block.

Isaiah 32:16
An judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and justice shall sit in charmel.

Isaiah 33:21
Because only there our Lord is magnificent: a place of rivers, very broad and spacious streams: no ship with oars shall pass by it, neither shall the great galley pass through it.

Isaiah 42:24
Who hath given Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to robbers? hath not the Lord himself, against whom we have sinned? And they would not walk in his ways, and they have not hearkened to his law.

Isaiah 45:8
Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the just: let the earth be opened, and bud forth a saviour: and let justice spring up together: I the Lord have created him.

Isaiah 54:13
All thy children shall be taught of the Lord: and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Isaiah 61:10
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, and my soul shall be joyful in my God: for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation: and with the robe of justice he hath covered me, as a bridegroom decked with a crown, and as a bride adorned with her jewels.

Isaiah 61:11
For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth her seed to shoot forth: so shall the Lord God make justice to spring forth, and praise before all the nations.

Isaiah 62:1
For Sion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for the sake of Jerusalem, I will not rest till her just one come forth as brightness, and her saviour be lighted as a lamp.

Isaiah 66:12
For thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring upon her as it were a river of peace, and as an overflowing torrent the glory of the Gentiles, which you shall suck; you shall be carried at the breasts, and upon the knees they shall caress you.

Hosea 10:12
Sow for yourselves in justice, and reap in the mouth of mercy, break up your fallow ground: but the time to seek the Lord is, when he shall come that shall teach you justice.

Amos 5:24
But judgment shall be revealed as water, and justice as a mighty torrent.

Additional Translations
If only you had paid attention to My commandments, your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like waves of the sea.O that you had listened to my commandments! then had your peace been as a river, and your righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

And if thou hadst hearkened to my commandments, then would thy peace have been like a river, and thy righteousness as a wave of the sea.

Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then would thy peace have been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea;

Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Oh that you had listened to my commandments! then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea:

O that thou hadst attended to My commands, Then as a river is thy peace, And thy righteousness as billows of the sea,
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