Isaiah 64:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
For allכֻּלָּ֔נוּ
(kul·la·nu,)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
of us have becomeוַנְּהִ֤י
(van·ne·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
like one who is unclean,כַטָּמֵא֙
(chat·ta·me)
2931: uncleanfrom tame
And allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
our righteous deedsצִדְקֹתֵ֑ינוּ
(tzid·ko·tei·nu;)
6666: righteousnessfrom the same as tsedeq
are like a filthy 
 
5713c: menstruationfrom an unused word
garment;וּכְבֶ֥גֶד
(u·che·ve·ged)
899b: a garment, coveringfrom bagad
And allכֻּלָּ֔נוּ
(kul·la·nu,)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
of us witherוַנָּ֤בֶל
(van·na·vel)
5034b: to sink or drop down, languish, fadea prim. root
like a leaf,כֶּֽעָלֶה֙
(ke·'a·leh)
5929: leaf, leafagefrom alah
And our iniquities,וַעֲוֹנֵ֖נוּ
(va·'a·vo·ne·nu)
5771: iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquityfrom an unused word
like the wind,כָּר֥וּחַ
(ka·ru·ach)
7307: breath, wind, spiritfrom an unused word
takeיִשָּׂאֻֽנוּ׃
(yis·sa·'u·nu.)
5375: to lift, carry, takea prim. root
us away. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
But we are all as an unclean
tame'  (taw-may')
foul in a relig. sense -- defiled, + infamous, polluted(-tion), unclean.
thing and all our righteousnesses
tsdaqah  (tsed-aw-kaw')
rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity) -- justice, moderately, right(-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).
are as filthy
`ed  (ayd)
the menstrual flux (as periodical); by implication (in plural) soiling -- filthy.
rags
beged  (behg'-ed)
a covering, i.e. clothing; also treachery or pillage -- apparel, cloth(-es, ing), garment, lap, rag, raiment, robe, very (treacherously), vesture, wardrobe.
and we all do fade
nabel  (naw-bale')
to wilt; generally, to fall away, fail, faint; figuratively, to be foolish or (morally) wicked; causatively, to despise, disgrace

balal  (baw-lal')
to overflow (specifically with oil.); by implication, to mix; also to fodder -- anoint, confound, fade, mingle, mix (self), give provender, temper.
as a leaf
`aleh  (aw-leh')
a leaf (as coming up on a tree); collectively, foliage -- branch, leaf.
and our iniquities
`avon  (aw-vone')
perversity, i.e. (moral) evil -- fault, iniquity, mischeif, punishment (of iniquity), sin.
like the wind
ruwach  (roo'-akh)
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being
have taken us away
nasa'  (naw-saw')
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

King James Bible
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All of us have become like something unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment; all of us wither like a leaf, and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.

International Standard Version
All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away.

NET Bible
We are all like one who is unclean, all our so-called righteous acts are like a menstrual rag in your sight. We all wither like a leaf; our sins carry us away like the wind.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We've all become unclean, and all our righteous acts are like permanently stained rags. All of us shrivel like leaves, and our sins carry us away like the wind.

King James 2000 Bible
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
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