Monday, January 9, 2023

When GOD turns away from us

 

Isaiah 64:7

King James Version

7 And there is none that calleth upon thy name, 

that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: 

for thou hast hid thy face from us, 

and hast consumed us, 

because of our iniquities.


Man is sinful, by nature.

Many don't turn to GOD anymore.

What happens when GOD turns away from us?

These Bible versions tell us more:


Isaiah 64:7

Amplified Bible

There is no one who calls on Your name,

Who awakens and causes himself to take hold of You;

For You have hidden Your face from us

And have handed us over to the [consuming and destructive] power of our wickedness [our sin, our injustice, our wrongdoing].


Isaiah 64:7

Easy-to-Read Version

7 We don’t call to you for help.

We aren’t excited about following you,

    so you have turned away from us.

We are helpless before you,

    because we are full of sin.


Isaiah 64:7

Evangelical Heritage Version

7 There is no one who calls on your name,

who rouses himself to take hold of you.

So you hid your face from us.

You made us melt by the power of our guilt.


Isaiah 64:7

GOD’S WORD Translation

7 No one calls on your name

or tries to hold on to you.

You have hidden your face from us.

You have let us be ruined by our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

Good News Translation

7 No one turns to you in prayer; no one goes to you for help. You have hidden yourself from us and have abandoned[a] us because of our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

International Children’s Bible

7 No one worships you.

    No one even asks you to help us.

So you have turned away from us.

    And we are destroyed because of our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

Living Bible

7 Yet no one calls upon your name or pleads with you for mercy. Therefore, you have turned away from us and turned us over to our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

The Message

No one prays to you

    or makes the effort to reach out to you

Because you’ve turned away from us,

    left us to stew in our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

New American Standard Bible

7 There is no one who calls on Your name,

Who stirs himself to take hold of You;

For You have hidden Your face from us

And have [a]surrendered us to the power of our wrongdoings.


Isaiah 64:7

New Catholic Bible

7 There is no one who invokes your name

    or attempts to hold fast to you.

For you have hidden your face from us

    and have delivered us up because of our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

New Century Version

7 No one worships you

    or even asks you to help us.

That is because you have turned away from us

    and have let our sins destroy us.


Isaiah 64:7

New International Reader's Version

7 No one prays to you.

    No one asks you for help.

You have turned your face away from us.

    You have let us feel the effects of our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

New Life Version

7 There is no one who calls on Your name, who stirs himself up to take hold of You. For You have hidden Your face from us, and have given us over to the power of our sins.


Yeshayah 64:7

Orthodox Jewish Bible

7 (6) And there is none that calleth upon Thy Shem, that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee; for Thou hast hid Thy face from us, and hast consumed us, because of avoneinu.


Isaiah 64:7

The Voice

7 And it’s so sad because no one calls out to You

    or even bothers to approach You anymore.

You’ve been absent from us too long;

    You left us to dissolve away in the acrid power of our sins.


Isaiah 64:7

Wycliffe Bible

7 None is, that calleth thy name to help, that riseth, and holdeth thee; thou hast hid thy face from us, and thou hast hurtled down us in(to) the hand of our wickedness. (There is no one who calleth on thy name for help, or who riseth up, and taketh hold of thee; and so thou hast hid thy face from us, and thou hast hurtled us down into the hand, or the power, of our own wickedness.)


Isaiah 64:7

Young's Literal Translation

7 And there is none calling in Thy name, Stirring up himself to lay hold on Thee, For Thou hast hid Thy face from us, And thou meltest us away by our iniquities.


In SUMMARY, when GOD turns away from us, here's what happens:

handed us over to the [consuming and destructive] power of our wickedness [our sin, our injustice, our wrongdoing]

We are helpless before you, because we are full of sin.

You made us melt by the power of our guilt.

You have let us be ruined by our sins.

have abandoned[a] us because of our sins

we are destroyed because of our sins

turned us over to our sins

 left us to stew in our sins

surrendered us to the power of our wrongdoings

delivered us up because of our sins

let our sins destroy us

You have let us feel the effects of our sins.

given us over to the power of our sins

consumed us, because of avoneinu

You left us to dissolve away in the acrid power of our sins.

thou hast hurtled down us in(to) the hand of our wickedness

thou hast hurtled us down into the hand, or the power, of our own wickedness

thou meltest us away by our iniquities


Related material:

GOD's WRATH

The WICKED shall PERISH

AWARENESS of sin


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When GOD turns away from us

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