Isaiah 1:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.

New Living Translation
Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows.

English Standard Version
learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.

Berean Study Bible
Learn to do right; seek justice and correct the oppressor. Defend the fatherless and plead the case of the widow.”

New American Standard Bible
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor, Obtain justice for the orphan, Plead for the widow’s case.

NASB 1995
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless, Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.

NASB 1977
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless; Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.

Amplified Bible
Learn to do good. Seek justice, Rebuke the ruthless, Defend the fatherless, Plead for the [rights of the] widow [in court].

Christian Standard Bible
Learn to do what is good. Pursue justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow’s cause.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause."

Contemporary English Version
and learn to live right. See that justice is done. Defend widows and orphans and help the oppressed."

Good News Translation
and learn to do right. See that justice is done--help those who are oppressed, give orphans their rights, and defend widows."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Learn to do good. Seek justice. Arrest oppressors. Defend orphans. Plead the case of widows."

International Standard Version
Learn to practice what is good; seek justice, alleviate oppression, defend orphans in court, and plead the widow's case.

NET Bible
Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate! Take up the cause of the orphan! Defend the rights of the widow!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

New King James Version
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the widow.

King James 2000 Bible
Learn to do good; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

New Heart English Bible
"Come now, and let us reason together," says the LORD: "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

World English Bible
Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Judge the fatherless. Plead for the widow."

American King James Version
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

American Standard Version
learn to do well; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

A Faithful Version
Learn to do good; seek judgment, reprove the oppressor. Judge the orphan, plead for the widow.

Darby Bible Translation
learn to do well: seek judgment, gladden the oppressed, do justice to the fatherless, plead for the widow.

English Revised Version
learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Webster's Bible Translation
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Learne to doe well: seeke iudgement, relieue the oppressed: iudge the fatherlesse and defend the widowe.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Learne to do well, applie your selues to equitie, deliuer the oppressed, helpe the fatherlesse to his ryght, let the widdowes complaynt come before you:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Lerne to do right, applie youre selues to equyte, delyuer the oppressed, helpe the fatherlesse to his right, let the wydowes complaynte come before you.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Seek judgment, make the oppressed blessed, "" Judge the fatherless, strive [for] the widow.

Young's Literal Translation
Seek judgment, make happy the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, strive for the widow.

Smith's Literal Translation
Learn to do good; seek out judgment, lead right the oppressor, judge the orphan, contend for the widow.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Learn to do good. Seek judgment, support the oppressed, judge for the orphan, defend the widow.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And learn to do good. Search for judgment and do good to the oppressed; do justice for orphans and do justice for widows

Lamsa Bible
Learn to do good; seek justice, do good to the oppressed, plead for the fatherless, plead for the widows.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Learn to do well; Seek justice, relieve the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
learn to do well; diligently seek judgement, deliver him that is suffering wrong, plead for the orphan, and obtain justice for the widow.








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