Isaiah 59:1
Good News Translation
Don't think that the LORD is too weak to save you or too deaf to hear your call for help!

Contemporary English Version
The LORD hasn't lost his powerful strength; he can still hear and answer prayers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the hand of the Lord is not shortened that it cannot save, neither is his ear heavy that it cannot hear.

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Behold the hand of the Lord is not shortened that it cannot save, neither is his ear heavy that it cannot hear.

the Lord's

Isaiah 50:2 Because I came, and there was not a man: I called, and there was none that would hear. Is my hand shortened and become little, that I cannot redeem? or is there no strength in me to deliver? Behold at my rebuke I will make the sea a desert, I will turn the rivers into dry land: the fishes shall rot for want of water, and shall die for thirst.

Genesis 18:14 Is there any thing hard to God? According to appointment I will return to thee at this same time, life accompanying, and Sara shall have a son.

Numbers 11:23 And the Lord answered him: Is the hand of the Lord unable? Thou shalt presently see whether my word shall come to pass or no.

Jeremiah 32:17 Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, behold thou hast made heaven and earth by thy great power, and thy stretched out arm: no word shall be hard to thee:

that it cannot save

Isaiah 63:1 Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bosra, this beautiful one in his robe, walking in the greatness of his strength. I, that speak justice, and am a defender to save.

Hebrews 7:25 Whereby he is able also to save for ever them that come to God by him; always living to make intercession for us.

his ear

Isaiah 6:10 Blind the heart of this people, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes: lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.

Matthew 13:15 For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Context
Sin Separates Us from God
1Behold the hand of the Lord is not shortened that it cannot save, neither is his ear heavy that it cannot hear.2But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.…
Cross References
Numbers 11:23
And the Lord answered him: Is the hand of the Lord unable? Thou shalt presently see whether my word shall come to pass or no.

Isaiah 50:2
Because I came, and there was not a man: I called, and there was none that would hear. Is my hand shortened and become little, that I cannot redeem? or is there no strength in me to deliver? Behold at my rebuke I will make the sea a desert, I will turn the rivers into dry land: the fishes shall rot for want of water, and shall die for thirst.

Isaiah 58:9
Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which profiteth not.

Isaiah 65:24
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will hear; as they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Jeremiah 14:9
Why wilt thou be as a wandering man, as a mighty man that cannot save? but thou, O Lord, art among us, and thy name is called upon by us, forsake us not.

Jeremiah 32:17
Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, behold thou hast made heaven and earth by thy great power, and thy stretched out arm: no word shall be hard to thee:

Ezekiel 8:18
Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Micah 2:7
Speak ye not, saying: It shall not drop upon these, confusion shall not take them.

Additional Translations
Surely the arm of the LORD is not too short to save, nor His ear too dull to hear.Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Has the hand of the Lord no power to save? or has he made his ear heavy, so that he should not hear?

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened that it cannot save, neither his ear heavy that it cannot hear;

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Behold, Yahweh's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:

Lo, the hand of Jehovah Hath not been shortened from saving, Nor heavy his ear from hearing.
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