Song Preview for Isaiah 50
1 Thus saith the LORD, Where is
the bill of your mother's
divorcement, whom I have put away?
or which of my creditors is it to
whom I have sold you? Behold, for
your iniquities have ye sold
yourselves, and for your
transgressions is your mother put
2 Wherefore, when I came, was
there no man? when I called, was
there none to answer? Is my hand
shortened at all, that it cannot
redeem? or have I no power to
deliver? behold, at my rebuke I
dry up the sea, I make the rivers
a wilderness: their fish stinketh,
because there is no water, and
dieth for thirst.
3 I clothe the heavens with
blackness, and I make sackcloth
4 The Lord GOD hath given me the
tongue of the learned, that I
should know how to speak a word in
season to him that is weary: he
wakeneth morning by morning, he
wakeneth mine ear to hear as the
5 The Lord GOD hath opened mine
ear, and I was not rebellious,
neither turned away back.
6 I gave my back to the smiters,
and my cheeks to them that plucked
off the hair: I hid not my face
from shame and spitting.
7 For the Lord GOD will help me;
therefore shall I not be
confounded: therefore have I set
my face like a flint, and I know
that I shall not be ashamed.
8 He is near that justifieth me;
who will contend with me? let us
stand together: who is mine
adversary? let him come near to
9 Behold, the Lord GOD will help
me; who is he that shall condemn
me? lo, they all shall wax old as
a garment; the moth shall eat them
10 Who is among you that feareth
the LORD, that obeyeth the voice
of his servant, that walketh in
darkness, and hath no light? let
him trust in the name of the LORD,
and stay upon his God.
11 Behold, all ye that kindle a
fire, that compass yourselves
about with sparks: walk in the
light of your fire, and in the
sparks that ye have kindled. This
shall ye have of mine hand; ye
shall lie down in sorrow.
50 was composed in 2005.