Isaiah 59:2
Good News Translation
It is because of your sins that he doesn't hear you. It is your sins that separate you from God when you try to worship him.

Contemporary English Version
Your sins are the roadblock between you and your God. That's why he doesn't answer your prayers or let you see his face.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.

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But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.

your iniquities

Isaiah 50:1 Thus saith the Lord: What is this bill of the divorce of your mother, with which I have put her away? or who is my creditor, to whom I sold you: behold you are sold for your iniquities, and for your wicked deeds have I put your mother away.

Deuteronomy 32:19 The Lord saw, and was moved to wrath: because his own sons and daughters provoked him.

Joshua 7:11 Israel hath sinned, and transgressed my covenant: and they have taken of the anathema, and have stolen and lied, and have hid it among their goods.

Proverbs 15:29 The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

Jeremiah 5:25 Your iniquities have turned these things away, and your sins have withholden good things from you.

hid, or made him hide

Isaiah 57:17 For the iniquity of his covetousness I was angry, and I struck him: I hid my face from thee, and was angry: and he went away wandering in his own heart.

Deuteronomy 31:17,18 And my wrath shall be kindled against them in that day: and I will forsake them, and will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured: all evils and afflictions shall find them, so that they shall say in that day: In truth it is because God is not with me, that these evils have found me. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:20 And he said: I will hide my face from them, and will consider what their last end shall be: for it is a perverse generation, and unfaithful children.

Ezekiel 39:23,24,29 And the nations shall know that the house of Israel were made captives for their iniquity, because they forsook me, and I hid my face from them: and I delivered them into the hands of their enemies, and they fell all by the sword. . . .

Micah 3:4 Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Context
Sin Separates Us from God
1Behold the hand of the Lord is not shortened that it cannot save, neither is his ear heavy that it cannot hear. 2But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.3For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity: your lips have spoken lies, and your tongue uttereth iniquity.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:15
And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 50:1
Thus saith the Lord: What is this bill of the divorce of your mother, with which I have put her away? or who is my creditor, to whom I sold you: behold you are sold for your iniquities, and for your wicked deeds have I put your mother away.

Isaiah 58:4
Behold you fast for debates and strife, and strike with the fist wickedly. Do not fast as you have done until this day, to make your cry to be heard on high.

Lamentations 1:8
Heth. Jerusalem hath grievously sinned, therefore is she become unstable; all that honoured her, have despised her, because they have seen her shame; but she sighed, and turned backward.

Ezekiel 39:23
And the nations shall know that the house of Israel were made captives for their iniquity, because they forsook me, and I hid my face from them: and I delivered them into the hands of their enemies, and they fell all by the sword.

Micah 3:4
Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Additional Translations
But your iniquities have built barriers between you and your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you, so that He will not hear.But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, so that he will not hear.

Nay, your iniquities separate between you and God, and because of your sins has he turned away his face from you, so as not to have mercy upon you.

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid [his] face from you, that he doth not hear.

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.

But your iniquities have been separating Between you and your God, And your sins have hidden The Presence from you -- from hearing.
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