Isaiah 59:2
Strong's Lexicon
But
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

אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: 1) if 1a) conditional clauses 1a1) of possible situations 1a2) of impossible situations 1b) oath contexts 1b1) no, not 1c) if...if, whether...or, whether...or...or 1d) when, whenever 1e) since 1f) interrogative particle 1g) but rather

your iniquities
עֲוֺנֹֽתֵיכֶם֙ (‘ă·wō·nō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5771: 1) perversity, depravity, iniquity, guilt or punishment of iniquity 1a) iniquity 1b) guilt of iniquity, guilt (as great), guilt (of condition) 1c) consequence of or punishment for iniquity

הָי֣וּ (hā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: 1) to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out 1a) (Qal) 1a1) ----- 1a1a) to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass 1a1b) to come about, come to pass 1a2) to come into being, become 1a2a) to arise, appear, come 1a2b) to become 1a2b1) to become 1a2b2) to become like 1a2b3) to be instituted, be established 1a3) to be 1a3a) to exist, be in existence 1a3b) to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time) 1a3c) to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality) 1a3d) to accompany, be with 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about 1b2) to be done, be finished, be gone

have built barriers
מַבְדִּלִ֔ים (maḇ·di·lîm)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 914: 1) to divide, separate 1a) (Hiphil) 1a1) to divide, separate, sever 1a2) to separate, set apart 1a3) to make a distinction, difference 1a4) to divide into parts 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to separate oneself from (reflexive of 1a2) 1b2) to withdraw from 1b3) to separate oneself unto 1b4) to be separated 1b5) to be excluded 1b6) to be set apart

between you
בֵּינֵכֶ֕ם (bê·nê·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 996: 1) between, among, in the midst of (with other preps), from between

לְבֵ֖ין (lə·ḇên)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 996: 1) between, among, in the midst of (with other preps), from between

and your God,
אֱלֹֽהֵיכֶ֑ם (’ĕ·lō·hê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: 1) (plural) 1a) rulers, judges 1b) divine ones 1c) angels 1d) gods 2) (plural intensive-singular meaning) 2a) god, goddess 2b) godlike one 2c) works or special possessions of God 2d) the (true) God 2e) God

and your sins
וְחַטֹּֽאותֵיכֶ֗ם (wə·ḥaṭ·ṭō·w·ṯê·ḵem)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2403: 1) sin, sinful 2) sin, sin offering 2a) sin 2b) condition of sin, guilt of sin 2c) punishment for sin 2d) sin-offering 2e) purification from sins of ceremonial uncleanness

have hidden
הִסְתִּ֧ירוּ (his·tî·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5641: 1) to hide, conceal 1a) (Niphal) 1a1) to hide oneself 1a2) to be hidden, be concealed 1b) (Piel) to hide carefully 1c) (Pual) to be hidden carefully, be concealed 1d) (Hiphil) to conceal, hide 1e) (Hithpael) to hide oneself carefully

[His] face
פָנִ֛ים (p̄ā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6440: 1) face 1a) face, faces 1b) presence, person 1c) face (of seraphim or cherubim) 1d) face (of animals) 1e) face, surface (of ground) 1f) as adv of loc/temp 1f1) before and behind, toward, in front of, forward, formerly, from beforetime, before 1g) with prep 1g1) in front of, before, to the front of, in the presence of, in the face of, at the face or front of, from the presence of, from before, from before the face of

from you,
מִכֶּ֖ם (mik·kem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4480: prep 1) from, out of, on account of, off, on the side of, since, above, than, so that not, more than 1a) from (expressing separation), off, on the side of 1b) out of 1b1) (with verbs of proceeding, removing, expelling) 1b2) (of material from which something is made) 1b3) (of source or origin) 1c) out of, some of, from (partitively) 1d) from, since, after (of time) 1e) than, more than (in comparison) 1f) from...even to, both...and, either...or 1g) than, more than, too much for (in comparisons) 1h) from, on account of, through, because (with infinitive) conj 2) that

so that He will not hear.
מִשְּׁמֽוֹעַ׃ (miš·šə·mō·w·a‘)
Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 8085: v 1) to hear, listen to, obey 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to hear (perceive by ear) 1a2) to hear of or concerning 1a3) to hear (have power to hear) 1a4) to hear with attention or interest, listen to 1a5) to understand (language) 1a6) to hear (of judicial cases) 1a7) to listen, give heed 1a7a) to consent, agree 1a7b) to grant request 1a8) to listen to, yield to 1a9) to obey, be obedient 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be heard (of voice or sound) 1b2) to be heard of 1b3) to be regarded, be obeyed 1c) (Piel) to cause to hear, call to hear, summon 1d) (Hiphil) 1d1) to cause to hear, tell, proclaim, utter a sound 1d2) to sound aloud (musical term) 1d3) to make proclamation, summon 1d4) to cause to be heard n m 2) sound

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But your iniquities have built barriers between you and your God, and your sins have made Him hide His face from you so that He does not listen.

New American Standard Bible
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden [His] face from you so that He does not hear.

King James Bible
But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid [his] face from you, that he will not hear.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.

New Living Translation
It's your sins that have cut you off from God. Because of your sins, he has turned away and will not listen anymore.

English Standard Version
but your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.

New American Standard Bible
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.

King James Bible
But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But your iniquities have built barriers between you and your God, and your sins have made Him hide His face from you so that He does not listen.

International Standard Version
Instead, your iniquities have been barriers between you and your God, and your sins have concealed his face from you so that he won't listen.

NET Bible
But your sinful acts have alienated you from your God; your sins have caused him to reject you and not listen to your prayers.

American Standard Version
but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, so that he will not hear.

English Revised Version
but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Young's Literal Translation
But your iniquities have been separating Between you and your God, And your sins have hidden The Presence from you -- from hearing.






Cross References
Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 50:1
Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.

Isaiah 58:4
Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.

Lamentations 1:8
Jerusalem hath grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honoured her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, and turneth backward.

Ezekiel 39:23
And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.

Micah 3:4
Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings.

Isaiah 1:1
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

Isaiah 59:1
Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Isaiah 58:14
Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

Isaiah 58:13
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:

Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
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