Isaiah 1:17
Strong's Lexicon
Learn
לִמְד֥וּ (lim·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3925: 1) to learn. teach, exercise in 1a) (Qal) to learn 1b) (Piel) to teach 1c) (Pual) to be taught, be trained

to do right,
הֵיטֵ֛ב (hê·ṭêḇ)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 3190: 1) to be good, be pleasing, be well, be glad 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to be glad, be joyful 1a2) to be well placed 1a3) to be well for, be well with, go well with 1a4) to be pleasing, be pleasing to 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to make glad, rejoice 1b2) to do good to, deal well with 1b3) to do well, do thoroughly 1b4) to make a thing good or right or beautiful 1b5) to do well, do right

seek
דִּרְשׁ֥וּ (dir·šū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1875: 1) to resort to, seek, seek with care, enquire, require 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to resort to, frequent (a place), (tread a place) 1a2) to consult, enquire of, seek 1a2a) of God 1a2b) of heathen gods, necromancers 1a3) to seek deity in prayer and worship 1a3a) God 1a3b) heathen deities 1a4) to seek (with a demand), demand, require 1a5) to investigate, enquire 1a6) to ask for, require, demand 1a7) to practice, study, follow, seek with application 1a8) to seek with care, care for 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to allow oneself to be enquired of, consulted (only of God) 1b2) to be sought, be sought out 1b3) to be required (of blood)

justice,
מִשְׁפָּ֖ט (miš·pāṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4941: 1) judgment, justice, ordinance 1a) judgment 1a1) act of deciding a case 1a2) place, court, seat of judgment 1a3) process, procedure, litigation (before judges) 1a4) case, cause (presented for judgment) 1a5) sentence, decision (of judgment) 1a6) execution (of judgment) 1a7) time (of judgment) 1b) justice, right, rectitude (attributes of God or man) 1c) ordinance 1d) decision (in law) 1e) right, privilege, due (legal) 1f) proper, fitting, measure, fitness, custom, manner, plan

correct
אַשְּׁר֣וּ (’aš·šə·rū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 833: 1) to go straight, walk, go on, advance, make progress 1a)(Qal) to go straight on, make progress 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to go straight on, advance 1b2) to lead on (causative) 1b3) to set right, righten 1b4) to pronounce happy, call blessed 1c) (Pual) 1c1) to be advanced, be led on 1c2) to be made happy, be blessed

the oppressor,
חָמ֑וֹץ (ḥā·mō·wṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2541: 1) the oppressor, the ruthless

defend
שִׁפְט֣וּ (šip̄·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8199: 1) to judge, govern, vindicate, punish 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to act as law-giver or judge or governor (of God, man) 1a1a) to rule, govern, judge 1a2) to decide controversy (of God, man) 1a3) to execute judgment 1a3a) discriminating (of man) 1a3b) vindicating 1a3c) condemning and punishing 1a3d) at theophanic advent for final judgment 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to enter into controversy, plead, have controversy together 1b2) to be judged 1c) (Poel) judge, opponent-at-law (participle)

the fatherless,
יָת֔וֹם (yā·ṯō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3490: 1) an orphan, fatherless

plead
רִ֖יבוּ (rî·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7378: 1) to strive, contend 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to strive 1a1a) physically 1a1b) with words 1a2) to conduct a case or suit (legal), sue 1a3) to make complaint 1a4) to quarrel 1b) (Hiphil) to contend against

for the widow.”
אַלְמָנָֽה׃ (’al·mā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 490: 1) widow

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow’s cause.

New American Standard Bible
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless, Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.

King James Bible
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.

New Living Translation
Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows.

English Standard Version
learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.

New American Standard Bible
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless, Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.

King James Bible
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause."

International Standard Version
Learn to practice what is good; seek justice, alleviate oppression, defend orphans in court, and plead the widow's case.

NET Bible
Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate! Take up the cause of the orphan! Defend the rights of the widow!

American Standard Version
learn to do well; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

English Revised Version
learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Young's Literal Translation
Seek judgment, make happy the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, strive for the widow.






Cross References
James 1:27
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

Deuteronomy 14:29
And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.

Psalm 34:14
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 82:3
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Proverbs 31:9
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

Isaiah 56:1
Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Isaiah 58:6
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

Jeremiah 21:12
O house of David, thus saith the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

Jeremiah 22:3
Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Jeremiah 35:15
I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Ezekiel 18:31
Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
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