Isaiah 59:14
Good News Translation
Justice is driven away, and right cannot come near. Truth stumbles in the public square, and honesty finds no place there.

Contemporary English Version
Injustice is everywhere; justice seems far away. Truth is chased out of court; honesty is shoved aside.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.

New American Bible
Judgment is turned away, and justice stands far off; For truth stumbles in the public square, and uprightness cannot enter.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.

Isaiah 59:4 There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

Isaiah 5:23 That justify the wicked for gifts, and take away the justice of the just from him.

Isaiah 10:1,2 Woe to them that make wicked laws: and when they write, write injustice: . . .

Psalm 82:2-5 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? . . .

Ecclesiastes 3:16 I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.

Jeremiah 5:27,28,31 As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched. . . .

Amos 5:7,11 You that turn judgment into wormwood, and forsake justice in the land, . . .

Micah 3:9-11 But yet I am filled with the strength of the spirit of the Lord, with judgment and power: to declare unto Jacob his wickedness and to Israel his sin. . . .

Micah 7:3-5 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it. . . .

Habakkuk 1:4 Therefore the law is torn in pieces, and judgment cometh not to the end: because the wicked prevaileth against the just, therefore wrong judgment goeth forth.

Zephaniah 3:1-3 Woe to the provoking and redeemed city, the dove. . . .

Context
Sin Separates Us from God
13In sinning and lying against the Lord: and we have turned away so that we went not after our God, but spoke calumny and transgression: we have conceived, and uttered from the heart, words of falsehood. 14And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.15And truth hath been forgotten: and he that departed from evil, lay open to be a prey: and the Lord saw, and it appeared evil in his eyes, because there is no judgment.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:21
How is the faithful city, that was full of judgment, become a harlot? justice dwelt in it, but now murderers.

Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel: and the man of Juda, his pleasant plant: and I looked that he should do judgment, and behold iniquity: and do justice, and behold a cry.

Isaiah 46:12
Who call a bird from the east, and from a far country the man of my own will, and I have spoken, and will bring it to pass: I have created, and I will do it. Hear me, O ye hardhearted, who are far from justice.

Isaiah 59:4
There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

Isaiah 59:9
Therefore is judgment far from us, and justice shall not overtake us. We looked for light, and behold darkness: brightness, and we have walked in the dark.

Isaiah 59:11
We shall roar all of us like bears, and shall lament as mournful doves. We have looked for judgment, and there is none: for salvation, and it is far from us.

Jeremiah 7:28
And thou shalt say to them: This is a nation which hath not hearkened to the voice of the Lord their God, nor received instruction: faith is lost, and is taken away out of their mouth.

Daniel 8:12
And strength was given him against the continual sacrifice, because of sins: and truth shall be cast down on the ground, and he shall do and shall prosper.

Amos 6:12
For behold the Lord hath commanded, and he will strike the greater house with breaches, and the lesser house with clefts.

Habakkuk 1:4
Therefore the law is torn in pieces, and judgment cometh not to the end: because the wicked prevaileth against the just, therefore wrong judgment goeth forth.

Additional Translations
So justice is turned away, and righteousness stands at a distance. For truth has stumbled in the public square, and honesty cannot enter.And judgment is turned away backward, and justice stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

And we have turned judgment back, and righteousness has departed afar off: for truth is consumed in their ways, and they could not pass by a straight path.

And judgment is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth stumbleth in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

And judgment is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.

And removed backward is judgment, And righteousness afar off standeth, For truth hath been feeble in the street, And straightforwardness is not able to enter,
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