Isaiah 51:4
Strong's Lexicon
Pay attention
הַקְשִׁ֤יבוּ (haq·šî·ḇū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7181: 1) to hear, be attentive, heed, incline (of ears), attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen 1a) (Qal) incline, attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen 1b) (Hiphil) to pay attention, give attention

to Me,
אֵלַי֙ (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: 1) to, toward, unto (of motion) 2) into (limit is actually entered) 2a) in among 3) toward (of direction, not necessarily physical motion) 4) against (motion or direction of a hostile character) 5) in addition to, to 6) concerning, in regard to, in reference to, on account of 7) according to (rule or standard) 8) at, by, against (of one's presence) 9) in between, in within, to within, unto (idea of motion to)

My people,
עַמִּ֔י (‘am·mî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

and listen
הַאֲזִ֑ינוּ (ha·’ă·zî·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 238: 1) to hear, listen 1a) (Hiphil) 1a1) to hear, listen, give ear 1a2) to be obedient, harken 1a3) to hear or listen to prayers (of God)

to Me,
אֵלַ֣י (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: 1) to, toward, unto (of motion) 2) into (limit is actually entered) 2a) in among 3) toward (of direction, not necessarily physical motion) 4) against (motion or direction of a hostile character) 5) in addition to, to 6) concerning, in regard to, in reference to, on account of 7) according to (rule or standard) 8) at, by, against (of one's presence) 9) in between, in within, to within, unto (idea of motion to)

My nation;
וּלְאוּמִּ֖י (ū·lə·’ūm·mî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3816: 1) a people, nation

for
כִּ֤י ()
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: 1) that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since 1a) that 1a1) yea, indeed 1b) when (of time) 1b1) when, if, though (with a concessive force) 1c) because, since (causal connection) 1d) but (after negative) 1e) that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if 1f) but rather, but 1g) except that 1h) only, nevertheless 1i) surely 1j) that is 1k) but if 1l) for though 1m) forasmuch as, for therefore

a law
תוֹרָה֙ (ṯō·w·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8451: 1) law, direction, instruction 1a) instruction, direction (human or divine) 1a1) body of prophetic teaching 1a2) instruction in Messianic age 1a3) body of priestly direction or instruction 1a4) body of legal directives 1b) law 1b1) law of the burnt offering 1b2) of special law, codes of law 1c) custom, manner 1d) the Deuteronomic or Mosaic Law

מֵאִתִּ֣י (mê·’it·tî)
Preposition-m | Direct object marker | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

will go out from Me,
תֵצֵ֔א (ṯê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: 1) to go out, come out, exit, go forth 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to go or come out or forth, depart 1a2) to go forth (to a place) 1a3) to go forward, proceed to (to or toward something) 1a4) to come or go forth (with purpose or for result) 1a5) to come out of 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to cause to go or come out, bring out, lead out 1b2) to bring out of 1b3) to lead out 1b4) to deliver 1c) (Hophal) to be brought out or forth

and My justice [will become]
וּמִשְׁפָּטִ֔י (ū·miš·pā·ṭî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common 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

a light
לְא֥וֹר (lə·’ō·wr)
Preposition-l | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 216: 1) light 1a) light of day 1b) light of heavenly luminaries (moon, sun, stars) 1c) day-break, dawn, morning light 1d) daylight 1e) lightning 1f) light of lamp 1g) light of life 1h) light of prosperity 1i) light of instruction 1j) light of face (fig.) 1k) Jehovah as Israel's light

to the nations;
עַמִּ֖ים (‘am·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

I will bring it about quickly.
אַרְגִּֽיעַ׃ (’ar·gî·a‘)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7280: 1) to act in an instant, stir up, disturb 1a) (Qal) to stir up, disturb 1b) (Hiphil) to make a twinkling 2) to rest or repose, be at rest or repose, settle, quiet, give rest 2a) (Niphal) 2a1) to cause to rest (of sword, of the sea) 2a2) to wink (with prep) 2b) (Hiphil) 2b1) to give rest to 2b2) to rest, repose 3) to harden

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention to Me, My people, and listen to Me, My nation; for instruction will come from Me, and My justice for a light to the nations. I will bring it about quickly.

New American Standard Bible
"Pay attention to Me, O My people, And give ear to Me, O My nation; For a law will go forth from Me, And I will set My justice for a light of the peoples.

King James Bible
Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.

New Living Translation
"Listen to me, my people. Hear me, Israel, for my law will be proclaimed, and my justice will become a light to the nations.

English Standard Version
“Give attention to me, my people, and give ear to me, my nation; for a law will go out from me, and I will set my justice for a light to the peoples.

New American Standard Bible
"Pay attention to Me, O My people, And give ear to Me, O My nation; For a law will go forth from Me, And I will set My justice for a light of the peoples.

King James Bible
Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention to Me, My people, and listen to Me, My nation; for instruction will come from Me, and My justice for a light to the nations. I will bring it about quickly.

International Standard Version
"Pay attention to me, my people! Listen to me, my nation! For instruction will go out from me, and my justice will become a light for the nations. I will quickly bring

NET Bible
Pay attention to me, my people! Listen to me, my people! For I will issue a decree, I will make my justice a light to the nations.

American Standard Version
Attend unto me, O my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples.

English Revised Version
Attend unto me, O my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the peoples.

Young's Literal Translation
Attend unto Me, O My people, And, O My nation, unto Me give ear. For a law from Me goeth out, And My judgment to the light, Peoples I do cause to rest.






Cross References
Luke 2:32
A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

Deuteronomy 18:18
I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

Psalm 50:7
Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God, even thy God.

Psalm 78:1
Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

Isaiah 1:27
Zion shall be redeemed with judgment, and her converts with righteousness.

Isaiah 2:3
And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:8
Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.

Isaiah 33:22
For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; he will save us.

Isaiah 42:4
He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.

Isaiah 42:6
I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

Isaiah 42:21
The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.
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