1 Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: afor my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.
2 Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; bthat keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.
3 Neither let cthe son of the stranger, that hath joined himself to the LORD, speak, saying, The LORD hath utterly separated me from his people: neither let the eunuch say, Behold, I am a dry tree. 4 For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant; 5 Even unto them will I give in emine house and within my walls a place dand 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, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant; 7 Even them will I ibring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: htheir burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for gmine house shall be called an house of prayer ffor all people. 8 The Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, jYet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.
9 All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, yea, all ye beasts in the forest. 10 His watchmen are kblind: they are all ignorant, lthey are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber. 11 Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter. 12 Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.