Isaiah 1:10
New International Version
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

New Living Translation
Listen to the LORD, you leaders of "Sodom." Listen to the law of our God, people of "Gomorrah."

English Standard Version
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

Berean Study Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

New American Standard Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people of Gomorrah.

King James Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

Christian Standard Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

Contemporary English Version
You are no better than the leaders and people of Sodom and Gomorrah! So listen to the LORD God:

Good News Translation
Jerusalem, your rulers and your people are like those of Sodom and Gomorrah. Listen to what the LORD is saying to you. Pay attention to what our God is teaching you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!"

International Standard Version
"Listen to what the LORD says, you rulers of Sodom, and pay attention to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

NET Bible
Listen to the LORD's word, you leaders of Sodom! Pay attention to our God's rebuke, people of Gomorrah!

New Heart English Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom. Listen to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Pay attention to the teachings from our God, you people of Gomorrah!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear the word of the LORD, Ye rulers of Sodom; Give ear unto the law of our God, Ye people of Gomorrah.

New American Standard 1977
Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people of Gomorrah.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hear the word of the LORD, ye princes of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

American King James Version
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

American Standard Version
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodoma; attend to the law of God, thou people of Gomorrha.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrha.

Darby Bible Translation
Hear the word of Jehovah, rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, people of Gomorrah!

English Revised Version
Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

Webster's Bible Translation
Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

World English Bible
Hear the word of Yahweh, you rulers of Sodom! Listen to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

Young's Literal Translation
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye rulers of Sodom, Give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah,
Study Bible
Meaningless Offerings
10Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah! 11“What is your multitude of sacrifices to Me?” says the LORD. “I am full from the burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed cattle; I take no delight in the blood of bulls, of lambs and goats.…
Cross References
Romans 9:29
It is just as Isaiah predicted: "Unless the Lord of Hosts had left us descendants, we would have become like Sodom, we would have resembled Gomorrah."

Revelation 11:8
Their bodies will lie in the street of the great city--figuratively called Sodom and Egypt--where their Lord was also crucified.

Isaiah 3:9
The expression on their faces testifies against them, and like Sodom they flaunt their sin; they do not conceal it; woe to them, for they have brought disaster upon themselves.

Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.

Isaiah 28:14
Therefore hear the word of the LORD, O scoffers, who rule this people in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 30:9
These are a rebellious people, deceitful children, children unwilling to obey the LORD's instruction.

Isaiah 33:22
For the LORD is our Judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our King. He will save us.

Jeremiah 23:14
And among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing: They commit adultery and walk in lies. They strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that no one turns his back on wickedness. They are all like Sodom to Me; the people of Jerusalem are like Gomorrah."

Ezekiel 13:2
"Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel who are now prophesying. Tell those who prophesy out of their own imagination: 'Hear the word of the LORD!

Ezekiel 16:49
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed, and complacent; they did not help the poor and needy.

Micah 3:1
Then I said: "Hear now, O leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the house of Israel. Should you not know justice?

Treasury of Scripture

Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

hear

1 Kings 22:19-23
And he said, Hear thou therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left…

Amos 3:1,8
Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying, …

Micah 3:8-12
But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin…

Sodom

Genesis 13:13
But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

Deuteronomy 32:32
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter:

Jeremiah 9:26
Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that are in the utmost corners, that dwell in the wilderness: for all these nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.







Lexicon
Hear
שִׁמְע֥וּ (šim·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

the word
דְבַר־ (ḏə·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

you rulers
קְצִינֵ֣י (qə·ṣî·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7101: A magistrate, other leader

of Sodom;
סְדֹ֑ם (sə·ḏōm)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5467: Sodom -- a Canaanite city near the Dead Sea

listen
הַאֲזִ֛ינוּ (ha·’ă·zî·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 238: To broaden out the ear, to listen

to the instruction
תּוֹרַ֥ת (tō·w·raṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8451: Direction, instruction, law

of our God,
אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ (’ĕ·lō·hê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

you people
עַ֥ם (‘am)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

of Gomorrah!
עֲמֹרָֽה׃ (‘ă·mō·rāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6017: Gomorrah -- a city in the Jordan Valley
(10) Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom.--The Hebrew text, by leaving a space between the two verses, indicates the beginning of a new section. It is noticeable that the prophet does not address the king. It may be that he trusted him, but not his ministers. We have to remember that the rulers (better, judges; same word as kadi) thus addressed were probably those who were outwardly active in Hezekiah's work of reformation, or had taken part in the older routine worship under Uzziah. For princes and people alike that reformation was but superficial. The priestly writer of the Book of Chronicles might dwell only on the apparent good in either reign (2Chronicles 27:2; 2 Chronicles 29-31); but the eye of Isaiah saw below the surface. In "the word of the Lord," and "the law of our God," we have two different aspects of the revelation of the Divine will, the first being the prophetic message of the prophet, the second pointing primarily, perhaps, to the law given by Moses, but including also, as in Psalm 19:7; Psalm 119:1; Isaiah 42:4; Isaiah 42:24; Isaiah 51:7, all forms of direct ethical teaching, especially, perhaps, such as were actually based upon the law or Torah as a text.

Verses 10-15. - THE PEOPLE'S PLEA NO EXCUSE, BUT AN AGGRAVATION OF THEIR GUILT. The prophet supposes the people, by the mouth of their rulers, to meet the charge of rebellion with an appeal to the fact that they maintain all the outward ordinances of religion, as required by the Lawn and are therefore blameless. This draws from him a burst of indignant eloquence, which the Holy Spirit directs him to put, mainly, into the mouth of God (vers. 11-15), denouncing such a pretence of religion as an aggravation of their sin, and characterizing their whole worship as an "abomination." Verse 10. - Hear the word of the Lord; i.e. "Do not speak to no purpose, but hear." The rulers are supposed to have begun their plea, but the prophet stops them. Ye rulers of Sodom. Having said in the preceding verse how nearly Jerusalem had suffered the fate of Sodom and Gomorrah, the writer grows more bold, and proceeds to give Jerusalem the obnoxious names. Her "rulers, "literally, judges (katsin in Hebrew corresponding to kadi in Arabic), are "rulers of Sodom;" her people are the "people of Gomorrah." There is as much wickedness, though it may be not the same wickedness, in "the daughter of Zion" at the existing time, as in the cities of the plain when God destroyed them. The law of our God. Not the Levitical Law, though the word used has generally that sense, but the "instruction" or "direction" that was about to be uttered (comp. Psalm 78:1; and see below, Isaiah 2:3 and Isaiah 51:4). See Mr. Cheyne's note on the passage. 1:10-15 Judea was desolate, and their cities burned. This awakened them to bring sacrifices and offerings, as if they would bribe God to remove the punishment, and give them leave to go on in their sin. Many who will readily part with their sacrifices, will not be persuaded to part with their sins. They relied on the mere form as a service deserving a reward. The most costly devotions of wicked people, without thorough reformation of heart and life, cannot be acceptable to God. He not only did not accept them, but he abhorred them. All this shows that sin is very hateful to God. If we allow ourselves in secret sin, or forbidden indulgences; if we reject the salvation of Christ, our very prayers will become abomination.
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