New Living Translation
And yet, O LORD, you are our Father. We are the clay, and you are the potter. We all are formed by your hand.
King James Bible
But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And now, Jehovah, thou art our Father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.
World English Bible
But now, Yahweh, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you our potter; and we all are the work of your hand.
Young's Literal Translation
And now, O Jehovah, thou art our Father, We are the clay, and Thou our Framer, And the work of Thy hand -- all of us.
Isaiah 64:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
64:8 Our father - Notwithstanding all this thou art our father both by creation, and by adoption, therefore pity us thy children.
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Isaiah i. 16.--"Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil," &c. If we would have a sum of pure and undefiled religion, here it is set down in opposition to this people's shadow of religion, that consisted in external ordinances and rites. We think that God should be as well-pleased with our service as we ourselves, therefore we choose his commands which our humour hath no particular antipathy against and refuse others. But the Lord will not …
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No, you are imitating your real father." They replied, "We aren't illegitimate children! God himself is our true Father."
No, don't say that. Who are you, a mere human being, to argue with God? Should the thing that was created say to the one who created it, "Why have you made me like this?"
Then you will tell him, 'This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son.
What do you gain by oppressing me? Why do you reject me, the work of your own hands, while smiling on the schemes of the wicked?
Acknowledge that the LORD is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
For the LORD of Heaven's Armies will say, "Blessed be Egypt, my people. Blessed be Assyria, the land I have made. Blessed be Israel, my special possession!"
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