Isaiah Trivia:

The Book of Isaiah

Chapter 6

Isaiah sees God
6:1-13

1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the LORD sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

In the year that king Uzziah died,

Isaiah saw God sitting on a throne. [1]

2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

The seraphim stood above God's throne.

Each had six wings; two wings covered their face, two covered their feet [2], and they flew with the other two.

3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

They cried to each other, saying, "God is holy, holy, holy."

4 And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.

There was a loud voice that moved the door posts,

and the house filled with smoke.

5 Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.

Then I said,

Woe is me! Because I have unclean lips and I live with people who have unclean lips.

And my eyes have seen God. [3]

6 Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

Then one of the seraphim flew over to me, with a live coal in his hand.

7 And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.

And he laid it on my mouth, and said,

Lo, this has touched your lips. Your sins taken away.

8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.

I also heard God say, "Who should I send?"

And I said, "Here I am, send me."

9 And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

God said,

Go tell the people.

You'll hear, but won't understand.

See, but won't perceive.

10 Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.

Make their hearts fat, their ears heavy, and their eyes shut.

So that they won't understand, or be converted, or be healed.

11 Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate,

12 And the LORD have removed men far away, and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the land.

13 But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof.

Then I said,

How long?

And God said,

Until everyone in the cities is dead.