Isaiah 8:20
Good News Translation
You are to answer them, "Listen to what the LORD is teaching you! Don't listen to mediums--what they tell you cannot keep trouble away."

Contemporary English Version
what it should do." None of those who talk like that will live to see the light of day!

Douay-Rheims Bible
To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.

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To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.

the law

Isaiah 8:16 Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.

Luke 10:26 But he said to him: What is written in the law? How readest thou?

Luke 16:29-31 And Abraham said to him: They have Moses and the prophets. Let them hear them. . . .

John 5:39,46,47 Search the scriptures: for you think in them to have life everlasting. And the same are they that give testimony of me. . . .

Acts 17:11 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so.

Galatians 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God justifieth the Gentiles by faith, told unto Abraham before: In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Galatians 4:21,22 Tell me, you that desire to be under the law, have you not read the law? . . .

2 Timothy 3:15-17 And because from thy infancy thou hast known the holy scriptures which can instruct thee to salvation by the faith which is in Christ Jesus. . . .

2 Peter 1:19 And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.

it is

Isaiah 30:8-11 Now therefore go in and write for them upon box, and note it diligently in a book, and it shall be in the latter days for a testimony for ever. . . .

Psalm 19:7,8 The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones. . . .

Psalm 119:130 The declaration of thy words giveth light: and giveth understanding to little ones.

Jeremiah 8:9 The wise men are confounded, they are dismayed, and taken: for they have cast away the word of the Lord, and there is no wisdom in them.

Micah 3:6 Thus saith the Lord concerning the prophets that make my people err: that bite with their teeth, and preach peace: and if a man give not something into their mouth, they prepare war against him.

Matthew 6:23 But if thy eye be evil thy whole body shall be darksome. If then the light that is in thee, be darkness: the darkness itself how great shall it be!

Matthew 22:29 And Jesus answering, said to them: You err, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God.

Mark 7:7-9 And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and precepts of men. . . .

Romans 1:22 For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.

2 Peter 1:9 For he that hath not these things with him is blind and groping, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

light.

Proverbs 4:18 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

2 Peter 1:19 And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.

Context
Darkness and Light
19And when they shall say to you: Seek of pythons, and of diviners, who mutter in their enchantments: should not the people seek of their God, for the living of the dead? 20To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.21And they shall pass by it, they shall fall, and be hungry: and when they shall be hungry, they will be angry, and curse their king, and their God, and look upwards.…
Cross References
Luke 16:29
And Abraham said to him: They have Moses and the prophets. Let them hear them.

Psalm 78:5
And he set up a testimony in Jacob: and made a law in Israel. How great things he commanded our fathers, that they should make the same known to their children:

Isaiah 1:10
Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrha.

Isaiah 8:16
Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.

Isaiah 8:22
And they shall look to the earth, and behold trouble and darkness, weakness and distress, and a mist following them, and they cannot fly away from their distress.

Jeremiah 6:16
Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.

Micah 3:6
Thus saith the Lord concerning the prophets that make my people err: that bite with their teeth, and preach peace: and if a man give not something into their mouth, they prepare war against him.

Additional Translations
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

To the law and to the testimony! if they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

For he has given the law for a help, that they should not speak according to this word, concerning which there are no gifts to give for it.

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

To the law and to the testimony! if they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Turn to the law and to the testimony! If they don't speak according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

To the law and to the testimony! If not, let them say after this manner, 'That there is no dawn to it.'
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