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Chapter 56

1 Thus said Jehovah/God,
Keep you {My} justice {mishpat},
and 'manufacture {out of doctrine in your soul}'
  {`asah - to make out of something else}
righteousness . . .
for My salvation/deliverance
is near to come.

And My righteousness
to be revealed.

2 Blessed is the man who does this,
and the son of man who lays hold on it . . .
who keeps the Sabbath from polluting it
and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

{Note: The keeping of the Sabbath was a command for the Jews of the Jewish Age, under the Mosaic Law. In the Church Age, we are under a HIGHER law - keep EVERY DAY as unto the Lord.}

3 Neither let the son of the stranger,
who has joined himself to Jehovah/God, speak, saying,
Jehovah/God has utterly separated me
from his people.

Neither let the eunuch say,
Behold, I am a dry tree.

4 For thus said Jehovah/God unto the eunuchs
who keep My Sabbaths,
and choose the things that please Me,
and take hold of My covenant; 5
even unto them
will I give in My house
and within my walls
a place and a name
better than of sons and of daughters.

I will give them an everlasting name,
that shall not be cut off.

6 Also the sons of the stranger,
who join themselves to Jehovah/God,
to serve Him,
and to love the name of Jehovah/God,
to be His servants,
every one who keeps the Sabbath from polluting it,
and takes hold of My covenant; 7
even them will I bring to My holy mountain,
and make them joyful in My house of prayer.

Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices
  {just as with keeping the Sabbath - these are commandments for
   the Jews to follow in the Jewish Age - in the Church Age, the
  Lamp without Spot HAS been sacrificed so once the Reality
  comes, the shadows should be set aside}
shall be accepted upon My altar . . .
for My house
shall be called an house of prayer
for all people.

8`` The Lord/'Adonay God/Jehovah
Who gathers the outcasts of Israel said,
Yet will I gather others to Him,
beside those who are gathered unto Him.

9 All you animals/beasts of the field,
come to devour,
yes, all you animals/beasts in the forest.

10 His watchmen are blind.

They are all ignorant.

They are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark;
sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

11 Yes, they are greedy dogs
which can never have enough,
and they are shepherds
who cannot understand.

They all look to their own way,
every one for his gain,
from his quarter.

12 Come you, say they,
I will fetch wine,
and we will fill ourselves with strong drink
and tomorrow shall be as this day,
and much more abundant.