Isaiah 59:4
Good News Translation
You go to court, but you do not have justice on your side. You depend on lies to win your case. You carry out your plans to hurt others.

Contemporary English Version
You falsely accuse others and tell lies in court; sin and trouble are the names of your children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

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There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

calleth

Isaiah 59:16 And he saw that there is not a man: and he stood astonished, because there is none to oppose himself: and his own arm brought salvation to him, and his own justice supported him.

Jeremiah 5:1,4,5 Go about through the streets of Jerusalem, and see, and consider, and seek in the broad places thereof, if you can find a man that executeth judgment, and seeketh faith: and I will be merciful unto it. . . .

Ezekiel 22:29-31 The people of the land have used oppression, and committed robbery: they afflicted the needy and poor, and they oppressed the stranger by calumny without judgment. . . .

Micah 7:2-5 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death. . . .

trust

Isaiah 30:12 Therefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel: Because you have rejected this word, and have trusted in oppression and tumult, and have leaned upon it:

Job 15:31 He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

Jeremiah 7:4,8 Trust not in lying words, saying: The temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, it is the temple of the Lord. . . .

and speak

Isaiah 59:3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity: your lips have spoken lies, and your tongue uttereth iniquity.

Psalm 62:4 But they have thought to cast away my price; I ran in thirst: they blessed with their mouth, but cursed with their heart.

they conceive

Isaiah 59:13 In sinning and lying against the Lord: and we have turned away so that we went not after our God, but spoke calumny and transgression: we have conceived, and uttered from the heart, words of falsehood.

Job 15:35 He hath conceived sorrow, and hath brought forth iniquity, and his womb prepareth deceits.

Psalm 7:13 And in it he hath prepared to instruments of death, he hath made ready his arrows for them that burn.

Proverbs 4:16 They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.

Micah 2:1 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

James 1:15 Then, when concupiscence hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin. But sin, when it is completed, begetteth death.

Context
Sin Separates Us from God
3For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity: your lips have spoken lies, and your tongue uttereth iniquity. 4There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.5They have broken the eggs of asps, and have woven the webs of spiders: he that shall eat of their eggs, shall die: and that which is brought out, shall be hatched into a basilisk.…
Cross References
James 1:15
Then, when concupiscence hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin. But sin, when it is completed, begetteth death.

Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel: and the man of Juda, his pleasant plant: and I looked that he should do judgment, and behold iniquity: and do justice, and behold a cry.

Isaiah 5:18
Woe to you that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as the rope of a cart.

Isaiah 9:15
The aged and honourable, he is the head: and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

Isaiah 10:1
Woe to them that make wicked laws: and when they write, write injustice:

Isaiah 26:18
We have conceived, and been as it were in labour, and have brought forth wind: we have not wrought salvation on the earth, therefore the inhabitants of the earth have not fallen.

Isaiah 28:15
For you have said: We have entered into a league with death, and we have made a covenant with hell. When the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come upon us: for we have placed our hope in lies, and by falsehood we are protected.

Isaiah 29:20
For he that did prevail hath failed, the scorner is consumed, and they are all cut off that watched for iniquity:

Isaiah 30:9
For it is a people that provoketh to wrath, and lying children that will not hear the law of God.

Isaiah 30:12
Therefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel: Because you have rejected this word, and have trusted in oppression and tumult, and have leaned upon it:

Isaiah 33:11
You shall conceive heat, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath as fire shall devour you.

Isaiah 44:20
Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Isaiah 47:10
And thou hast trusted in thy wickedness, and hast said: There is none that seeth me. Thy wisdom, and, thy knowledge, this hath deceived thee. And thou hast said in thy heart: I am, and besides me there is no other.

Isaiah 59:13
In sinning and lying against the Lord: and we have turned away so that we went not after our God, but spoke calumny and transgression: we have conceived, and uttered from the heart, words of falsehood.

Isaiah 59:14
And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.

Isaiah 59:15
And truth hath been forgotten: and he that departed from evil, lay open to be a prey: and the Lord saw, and it appeared evil in his eyes, because there is no judgment.

Isaiah 64:7
There is none that calleth upon thy name: that riseth up, and taketh hold of thee: thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast crushed us in the hand of our iniquity.

Jeremiah 7:4
Trust not in lying words, saying: The temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, it is the temple of the Lord.

Jeremiah 48:7
For because thou hast trusted in thy bulwarks, and in thy treasures, thou also shalt be taken: and Chamos shall go into captivity, his priests, and his princes together.

Hosea 4:1
Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel, for the Lord shall enter into judgment with the inhabitants of the land: for there is no truth, and there is no mercy, and there is no knowledge of God in the land.

Additional Translations
No one calls for justice; no one pleads his case honestly. They rely on empty pleas; they tell lies; they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity.None calls for justice, nor any pleads for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

None speaks justly, neither is there true judgment: they trust in vanities, and speak empty words; for they conceive trouble, and bring forth iniquity.

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.
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