Trivia:

Isaiah: Good Stuff

  1. "Cease to do evil; learn to do well ... relieve the oppressed ... plead for the widow." 1:16-17
  2. "Come now, let us reason together." 1:18
  3. "And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more." 2:4
  4. Woe to them who drink too much. 5:11
  5. "Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil." 5:20
  6. Woe to those who won't help the poor. 10:1-34
  7. The vile person will no longer be called liberal. 32:5
  8. For the vile person is an evil hypocrite, who lies to destroy the poor. 32:6
  9. "The liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand." 32:8
  10. "All flesh is grass."
    Since all animals, including humans, survive by eating plants or other animals that have eaten plants, it is true that "all flesh is grass." 40:6
  11. God's spirit kills grass and flowers. Humans are grass, too. 40:7
  12. I (God) will help the poor and needy. 41:1
  13. "Let the oppressed go free ... break every yoke."
    This verse appear to condemn slavery. However the bible is far from clear on this issue. 58:6
  14. Feed the hungry, house the homeless, clothe the naked. 58:7, 10