Wash and cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil!
Cross ReferencesJames 4:8
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
I wash my hands in innocence that I may come near Your altar, O LORD,
Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
Wash me clean of my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your feet away from evil.
To do righteousness and justice is more desirable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Depart, depart, go out from there! Touch no unclean thing; come out from it, purify yourselves, you who carry the vessels of the LORD.
Let the wicked man forsake his own way and the unrighteous man his own thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that He may have compassion, and to our God, for He will freely pardon.
Now therefore, tell the men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem that this is what the LORD says: 'Behold, I am planning a disaster for you and devising a plan against you. Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways, and correct your ways and deeds.'
The prophets told you, 'Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways and evil deeds, and you can dwell in the land that the LORD has given to you and to your fathers forever and ever.
Perhaps they will listen and turn--each from his evil way of life--so that I may relent of the disaster that I am planning to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.
Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: 'Turn now, each of you, from your wicked ways, and correct your actions. Do not go after other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I have given to you and your fathers.' But you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.
Cast away from yourselves all the transgressions you have committed, and fashion for yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, O house of Israel?
Furthermore, let both man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and have everyone call out earnestly to God. Let each one turn from his evil ways and from the violence in his hands.
Do not be like your forefathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed: This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Turn now from your evil ways and your evil deeds.' But they did not listen or pay attention to Me, declares the LORD.
Are these not the words that the LORD proclaimed through the earlier prophets, when Jerusalem and its surrounding towns were populous and prosperous, and the Negev and the Lowland were inhabited?'"
On that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and the residents of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity.
Chapter Outline1. Isaiah complains of Judah for her rebellion
5. He laments her judgments
10. He upbraids their whole service
16. He exhorts to repentance, with promises and threats
21. Bewailing their wickedness, he denounces God's judgments
25. He promises grace
28. And threatens destruction to the wicked
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Job 11:13, 14
2 Corinthians 7:1
Isaiah 55:6, 7
Ezekiel 18:30, 31
Zechariah 1:3, 4
1 Peter 2:1
1 Peter 3:11
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