Isaiah 6:7
New International Version
With it he touched my mouth and said, "See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for."

New Living Translation
He touched my lips with it and said, “See, this coal has touched your lips. Now your guilt is removed, and your sins are forgiven.”

English Standard Version
And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.”

Berean Study Bible
And with it he touched my mouth and said: “Now that this has touched your lips, your iniquity is removed and your sin is atoned for.”

King James Bible
And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.

New King James Version
And he touched my mouth with it, and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; Your iniquity is taken away, And your sin purged.”

New American Standard Bible
He touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your guilt is taken away and atonement is made for your sin.”

NASB 1995
He touched my mouth with it and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven."

NASB 1977
And he touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin is forgiven.”

Amplified Bible
He touched my mouth with it and said, “Listen carefully, this has touched your lips; your wickedness [your sin, your injustice, your wrongdoing] is taken away and your sin atoned for and forgiven.”

Christian Standard Bible
He touched my mouth with it and said: Now that this has touched your lips, your iniquity is removed and your sin is atoned for.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He touched my mouth with it and said: Now that this has touched your lips, your wickedness is removed and your sin is atoned for.

American Standard Version
and he touched my mouth with it, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin forgiven.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it touched my mouth and he said to me, “Behold I have brought this to your lips to remove your evil and your sins will be forgiven”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and he touched my mouth, and said, Behold, this has touched thy lips, and will take away thine iniquities, and will purge off thy sins.

Contemporary English Version
It touched my lips with the hot coal and said, "This has touched your lips. Your sins are forgiven, and you are no longer guilty."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he touched my mouth, and said: Behold this hath touched thy lips, and thy iniquities shall be taken away, and thy sin shall be cleansed.

English Revised Version
and he touched my mouth with it, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.

Good News Translation
He touched my lips with the burning coal and said, "This has touched your lips, and now your guilt is gone, and your sins are forgiven."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He touched my mouth with it and said, "This has touched your lips. Your guilt has been taken away, and your sin has been forgiven."

International Standard Version
He touched my mouth and said, "Look! Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt is taken away, and your sins atoned for."

JPS Tanakh 1917
and he touched my mouth with it, and said: Lo, this hath touched thy lips; And thine iniquity is taken away, And thy sin expiated.

Literal Standard Version
and he strikes against my mouth and says: “Behold, this has struck against your lips, "" And your iniquity is turned aside, "" And your sin is covered.”

NET Bible
He touched my mouth with it and said, "Look, this coal has touched your lips. Your evil is removed; your sin is forgiven."

New Heart English Bible
I heard the Lord's voice, saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here I am. Send me."

World English Bible
He touched my mouth with it, and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin forgiven."

Young's Literal Translation
and he striketh against my mouth, and saith: 'Lo, this hath stricken against thy lips, And turned aside is thine iniquity, And thy sin is covered.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Isaiah's Vision of the Lord in His Glory
6Then one of the seraphim flew to me, and in his hand was a glowing coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar. 7And with it he touched my mouth and said: “Now that this has touched your lips, your iniquity is removed and your sin is atoned for.”

Cross References
1 John 1:7
But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.

Numbers 16:46
Moses said to Aaron, "Take your censer, place fire from the altar in it, and add incense. Go quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them, because wrath has come out from the LORD; the plague has begun."

Isaiah 40:2
"Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her forced labor has been completed; her iniquity has been pardoned. For she has received from the hand of the LORD double for all her sins."

Isaiah 53:5
But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.

Isaiah 53:6
We all like sheep have gone astray, each one has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid upon Him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 57:19
bringing praise to their lips. Peace, peace to those far and near," says the LORD, "and I will heal them."

Jeremiah 1:9
Then the LORD reached out His hand, touched my mouth, and said to me: "Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.

Daniel 10:16
And suddenly one with the likeness of a man touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and said to the one standing before me, "My lord, because of the vision, I am overcome with anguish, and I have no strength.


Treasury of Scripture

And he laid it on my mouth, and said, See, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin purged.

he laid it upon.

Jeremiah 1:9
Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

Daniel 10:16
And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.

thine iniquity

Isaiah 43:25
I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 53:5,10
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed…

Matthew 9:2
And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.









(7) And he laid it upon my mouth.--So Jehovah "touched the mouth" of Isaiah's great successor (Jeremiah 1:9); but not in that case with a "coal from the altar." That prophet, like Moses (Exodus 4:10), had felt only or chiefly the want of power ("Alas! I cannot speak), and power was given him. Isaiah desired purity, and his prayer also was answered.

Thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.--The clauses express the two elements of the great change which men, according to their varying systems, have called Conversion, the New Birth, Regeneration; but which is at all times a necessary stage in the perfecting of the saints of God. Pardon and purity are the conditions alike of the prophet's work and of the completeness of his own spiritual life.

Verse 7. - He laid it upon my mouth; literally, he caused it to touch my mouth; i.e. "he touched my mouth with it." He brought it into contact with that part of him which the prophet had recognized (ver. 5) as the seat of impurity. Thine iniquity is taken away. By the contact the prophet's impurity is purged, and he is freed from it. The symbolical net showed

(1) that sin could be purged;

(2) that the highest angelic nature could not, alone and of its own force, purge it; and

(3) that the purging could come only from that fire which consumes the incense that is laid upon the altar of God. Dr. Kay suggests that this fire is "the Divine love."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And with it he touched
וַיַּגַּ֣ע (way·yag·ga‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

my mouth
פִּ֔י (pî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

and said,
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Now that
הִנֵּ֛ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

this
זֶ֖ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

has touched
נָגַ֥ע (nā·ḡa‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

your lips,
שְׂפָתֶ֑יךָ (śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - fdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

your iniquity
עֲוֺנֶ֔ךָ (‘ă·wō·ne·ḵā)
Noun - common singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

is removed
וְסָ֣ר (wə·sār)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

and your sin
וְחַטָּאתְךָ֖ (wə·ḥaṭ·ṭā·ṯə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

is atoned for.”
תְּכֻפָּֽר׃ (tə·ḵup·pār)
Verb - Pual - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3722: To cover, to expiate, condone, to placate, cancel


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