Isaiah 51:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Listenשִׁמְע֥וּ
(shim·'u)
8085: to heara prim. root
to me, you who pursueרֹ֥דְפֵי
(ro·de·fei)
7291: to pursue, chase, persecutea prim. root
righteousness,צֶ֖דֶק
(tze·dek)
6664: rightness, righteousnessfrom an unused word
Who seekמְבַקְשֵׁ֣י
(me·vak·shei)
1245: to seeka prim. root
the LORD:יְהוָ֑ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
Lookהַבִּ֙יטוּ֙
(hab·bi·tu)
5027: to looka prim. root
to the rockצ֣וּר
(tzur)
6697: rock, clifffrom an unused word
from which you were hewnחֻצַּבְתֶּ֔ם
(chu·tzav·tem,)
2672: to hew, hew out, cleavea prim. root
And to the quarryבֹּ֖ור
(bo·vr)
953a: a pit, cistern, wellfrom baar
from which you were dug.נֻקַּרְתֶּֽם׃
(nuk·kar·tem.)
5365: to bore, pick, diga prim. root









KJV Lexicon
Hearken
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
to me ye that follow after
radaph  (raw-daf')
to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by) -- chase, put to flight, follow (after, on), hunt, (be under) persecute(-ion, -or), pursue(-r).
righteousness
tsedeq  (tseh'-dek)
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity -- even, (that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
ye that seek
baqash  (baw-kash')
to search out (by any method, specifically in worship or prayer); by implication, to strive after
the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
look
nabat  (naw-bat')
to scan, i.e. look intently at; by implication, to regard with pleasure, favor or care -- (cause to) behold, consider, look (down), regard, have respect, see.
unto the rock
tsuwr  (tsoor)
a cliff (or sharp rock, as compressed); generally, a rock or boulder; figuratively, a refuge; also an edge (as precipitous)
whence ye are hewn
chatsab  (khaw-tsab')
to cut or carve (wood), stone or other material); by implication, to hew, split, square, quarry, engrave -- cut, dig, divide, grave, hew (out, -er), made, mason.
and to the hole
maqqebeth  (mak-keh'-beth)
a perforator, i.e. a hammer (as piercing); also (intransitively) a perforation, i.e. a quarry -- hammer, hole.
of the pit
bowr  (bore)
a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or a prison) -- cistern, dungeon, fountain, pit, well.
whence ye are digged
naqar  (naw-kar')
to bore (penetrate, quarry) -- dig, pick out, pierce, put (thrust) out.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, Who seek the LORD: Look to the rock from which you were hewn And to the quarry from which you were dug.

King James Bible
Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD: Look to the rock from which you were cut, and to the quarry from which you were dug.

International Standard Version
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.

NET Bible
"Listen to me, you who pursue godliness, who seek the LORD! Look at the rock from which you were chiseled, at the quarry from which you were dug!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to me, you people who pursue what is right and seek the LORD. Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were dug.

King James 2000 Bible
Hearken to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look unto the rock from where you were hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.
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