Isaiah 6:3
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New International Version
And they were calling to one another: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory."

New Living Translation
They were calling out to each other, "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of Heaven's Armies! The whole earth is filled with his glory!"

English Standard Version
And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!”

New American Standard Bible
And one called out to another and said, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, The whole earth is full of His glory."

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And one called to another: Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of Hosts; His glory fills the whole earth.

International Standard Version
They kept on calling to each other: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"

NET Bible
They called out to one another, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord who commands armies! His majestic splendor fills the entire earth!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They called to each other and said, "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of Armies! The whole earth is filled with his glory."

Jubilee Bible 2000
And one cried out unto another and said, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.

King James 2000 Bible
And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

American King James Version
And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

American Standard Version
And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is Jehovah of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they cried one to another, and said: Holy, holy, holy, the Lord God of hosts, all the earth is full of his glory.

Darby Bible Translation
And one called to the other and said, Holy, holy, holy is Jehovah of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!

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

Webster's Bible Translation
And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

World English Bible
One called to another, and said, "Holy, holy, holy, is Yahweh of Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"

Young's Literal Translation
And this one hath called unto that, and hath said: 'Holy, Holy, Holy, is Jehovah of Hosts, The fulness of all the earth is His glory.'
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

6:1-8 In this figurative vision, the temple is thrown open to view, even to the most holy place. The prophet, standing outside the temple, sees the Divine Presence seated on the mercy-seat, raised over the ark of the covenant, between the cherubim and seraphim, and the Divine glory filled the whole temple. See God upon his throne. This vision is explained, Joh 12:41, that Isaiah now saw Christ's glory, and spake of Him, which is a full proof that our Saviour is God. In Christ Jesus, God is seated on a throne of grace; and through him the way into the holiest is laid open. See God's temple, his church on earth, filled with his glory. His train, the skirts of his robes, filled the temple, the whole world, for it is all God's temple. And yet he dwells in every contrite heart. See the blessed attendants by whom his government is served. Above the throne stood the holy angels, called seraphim, which means burners; they burn in love to God, and zeal for his glory against sin. The seraphim showing their faces veiled, declares that they are ready to yield obedience to all God's commands, though they do not understand the secret reasons of his counsels, government, or promises. All vain-glory, ambition, ignorance, and pride, would be done away by one view of Christ in his glory. This awful vision of the Divine Majesty overwhelmed the prophet with a sense of his own vileness. We are undone if there is not a Mediator between us and this holy God. A glimpse of heavenly glory is enough to convince us that all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags. Nor is there a man that would dare to speak to the Lord, if he saw the justice, holiness, and majesty of God, without discerning his glorious mercy and grace in Jesus Christ. The live coal may denote the assurance given to the prophet, of pardon, and acceptance in his work, through the atonement of Christ. Nothing is powerful to cleanse and comfort the soul, but what is taken from Christ's satisfaction and intercession. The taking away sin is necessary to our speaking with confidence and comfort, either to God in prayer, or from God in preaching; and those shall have their sin taken away who complain of it as a burden, and see themselves in danger of being undone by it. It is great comfort to those whom God sends, that they go for God, and may therefore speak in his name, assured that he will bear them out.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 3. - One cried; rather, kept crying (comp. Revelation 4:8, "They rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy"). But the prophet scarcely goes so far; he describes only his vision - they did not rest while the vision was vouchsafed him. Holy, holy, holy. The Church on earth has taken pattern by the Church above; and the "Trisagion" is ever being repeated in one part of the earth or another without ceasing: "Thou continuest holy, O thou Worship of Israel." There is no attribute so essential to God as this. It is for his holiness, more than for anything else, that his creatures worship him. The triple repetition has been understood in all ages of the Church as connected with the doctrine of the Trinity. Holy is he who has created us, and bidden us worship him in the beauty of holiness Holy is he who has redeemed us, and washed away our sins, and made us by profession holy! Holy is he who day by day sanctifies us, and makes us in very deed and truth, so far as we will permit him, holy! The whole earth is full of his glory. Even in heaven the seraphic thoughts are turned to earth, and its relation to its Divine Creator is made the subject of angelic utterances (comp. 1 Corinthians 4:9; Hebrews 12:22). The lesson which they gather from their contemplation, even under all the miserable circumstances of the time, is a cheering one: "The whole earth is full of God's glory." Men, whether they will it or not, are working out God's purposes, advancing his designs, accomplishing the ends that he desires (see Homiletics on Isaiah 5:25-29).

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

And one cried unto another,.... This denotes the publicness of their ministry, and their harmony and unity in it; they answered to one another, and agreed in what they said; their preaching was not yea and nay, 2 Corinthians 1:19,

and said, holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; this expresses the subject matter of the Gospel ministry, respecting the holiness of God; all the doctrines of the Gospel are pure and holy, and have a tendency to promote holiness of heart and life, and are agreeable to the holiness of God, and in them the holiness of God in each of the divine Persons is declared; particularly the Gospel ministry affirms that there is one God, who is the Lord of hosts, of armies above and below, of angels and men; that there are three Persons in the Godhead, Father, Son, and Spirit; and that each of these three are glorious in holiness; there is the Holy Father, and the Holy Son, and the Holy Ghost, and the holiness of them is displayed in each of the doctrines of grace: the holiness of the Father appears in the choice of persons to eternal life, through sanctification of the Spirit; in the covenant of grace, which provides for the holiness of covenant ones; and in the justification of his people through Christ, and redemption by him, whereby the honour of his justice and holiness is secured: the holiness of the Son appears in his incarnation and life; in redemption from sin by him, and in satisfying for it, and justifying from it: and the holiness of the Spirit is seen in the doctrines of regeneration and sanctification, ascribed unto him.

The whole earth is full of his glory; as it was when Christ dwelt in it, wrought his miracles, and manifested forth his glory, and when his Gospel was preached everywhere by his apostles; and as it will be, more especially in the latter day, when it will be filled with the knowledge of the Lord; when the kingdoms of this world will become his, and his kingdom will be everywhere, even from sea to sea, and from the rivers to the ends of the earth; and this is what Gospel ministers declare will be: or "the fulness of the whole earth is his glory" (m); the earth is his, and all that is in it, and all declare his glory; see Revelation 4:8.

(m) "plenitudo totius terrae gloria ejus", Montanus; "quicquid replet terram est gloria ejus", Piscator.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

3. (Re 4:8). The Trinity is implied (on "Lord," see on [693]Isa 6:1). God's holiness is the keynote of Isaiah's whole prophecies.

whole earth—the Hebrew more emphatically, the fulness of the whole earth is His glory (Ps 24:1; 72:19).

Isaiah 6:3 Additional Commentaries
Context
Isaiah's Vision of the Lord in His Glory
2Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. 3And one called out to another and said, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, The whole earth is full of His glory." 4And the foundations of the thresholds trembled at the voice of him who called out, while the temple was filling with smoke.…
Cross References
Revelation 4:8
Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under its wings. Day and night they never stop saying: "'Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty,' who was, and is, and is to come."

Exodus 15:11
Who among the gods is like you, LORD? Who is like you-- majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?

Numbers 14:21
Nevertheless, as surely as I live and as surely as the glory of the LORD fills the whole earth,

Psalm 72:19
Praise be to his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and Amen.

Psalm 90:16
May your deeds be shown to your servants, your splendor to their children.

Psalm 97:6
The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all peoples see his glory.

Psalm 99:3
Let them praise your great and awesome name-- he is holy.

Isaiah 40:5
And the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all people will see it together. For the mouth of the LORD has spoken."

Isaiah 54:5
For your Maker is your husband-- the LORD Almighty is his name-- the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.

Ezekiel 43:2
and I saw the glory of the God of Israel coming from the east. His voice was like the roar of rushing waters, and the land was radiant with his glory.

Ezekiel 44:4
Then the man brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the temple. I looked and saw the glory of the LORD filling the temple of the LORD, and I fell facedown.
Treasury of Scripture

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

one cried unto another. Heb. this cried to this

Exodus 15:20,21 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand…

Ezra 3:11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks to …

Psalm 24:7-10 Lift up your heads, O you gates; and be you lift up, you everlasting …

Holy

Exodus 15:11 Who is like to you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious …

Revelation 4:8,9 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they …

Revelation 15:3,4 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song …

the whole earth, etc. Heb. his glory is the fulness of the whole earth

Isaiah 11:9,10 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the …

Isaiah 24:16 From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory …

Isaiah 40:5 And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall …

Numbers 14:21 But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory …

Psalm 19:1-3 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork…

Psalm 57:11 Be you exalted, O God, above the heavens: let your glory be above all the earth.

Psalm 72:19 And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth …

Habakkuk 2:14 For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of …

Zechariah 14:9 And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall …

Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know …

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