Blessed is the man that does these things, and the man that holds by them, and keeps the sabbaths from profaning them, and keeps his hands from doing unrighteousness.
Is 56:2Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it
fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from
doing any evil.”Blessed is the man doing these and the
man holding to them and guarding (looking out for) the sabbaths and not
defiling and holding his hands from doing any evil.
Let not the stranger who attaches himself to the Lord, say, Surely the Lord will separate me from his people: and let not the eunuch say, I am a dry tree.
Neither let the foreigner, who has joined himself to Yahweh,
speak, saying, “Yahweh will surely separate me from his people;”
neither let the eunuch say, “Behold, I am a dry tree.”Do
not let the foreigner joined to the Lord say 'Indeed the Lord has
separated me from His people' and do not let the eunuch say that "I am
a withered tree"
Thus saith the Lord to the eunuchs, as many as shall keep my sabbaths, and choose the things which I take pleasure in, and take hold of my covenant;
For thus says Yahweh, “To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and
choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:Thus
says The Lord to as many eunuchs as guard (watch for) my sabbaths and
should choose that which I am wanting and they should endure in my
I will give to them in my house and within my walls an honourable place, better than sons and daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, and it shall not fail.
Is 56:5to them I will give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a
name better than of sons and of daughters; I will give them an everlasting
name, that shall not be cut off. a place to be named better
than sons and daughters, an everlasting name I will give to them and it/he
will not fail.
And I will give it to the strangers that attach themselves to the Lord, to serve him, and to love the name of the Lord, to be to him servants and handmaids; and as for all that keep my sabbaths from profaning them, and that take hold of my covenant;
Is 56:6Also the foreigners who join themselves to Yahweh, to minister to
him, and to love the name of Yahweh, to be his servants, everyone who
keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and holds fast my covenant;And
to the foreigners attached to The Lord to serve him, to love the name of
The Lord, so they may be his male and female servants, and all the ones
guarding my sabbaths to not be defiling and enduring in my covenant
even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.”
I will bring them to my holy mountain, and gladden them in my house of prayer: their whole-burnt-offerings and their sacrifices shall be acceptable upon mine altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations,
Is 56:7even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in
my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be
accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for
all peoples.”I will lead them into my holy mountain and I
will celebrate them in the house of my prayer. Their whole burnt
offerings and their sacrifices will be acceptible upon my altar for my
house shall be called a house of prayer to all the nations.ᵃ
saith the Lord that gathers the dispersed of Israel; for I will gather to him a congregation.
The Lord Yahweh, who gathers the outcasts of Israel, says, “Yet
will I gather others to him, besides his own who are gathered.”The
Lord, The One Gathering the dispersed of Israel says "because I will
gather the gathering upon him
See how they are all blinded: they have not known; they are dumb dogs that will not bark; dreaming of rest, loving to slumber.
Is 56:10His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all
mute dogs, they can’t bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.Behold
that all the ones who have become quite blind do not know to think, all
the dogs are mute, they are not capable of barking while dreaming in bed,
fond of dozing
Yea, they are insatiable dogs, that know not what it is to be filled, and they are wicked, having no understanding: all have followed their own ways, each according to his will.
Is 56:11Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are
shepherds who can’t understand: they have all turned to their own way,
each one to his gain, from every quarter.and the shameless dogs
to their lives they have not known saiety and they are wicked not having
known discernment, all having followed in their own way, each according to
his own self.