55:1 Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come,
buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
55:2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that
which does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and delight
yourselves in rich food.
55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me; listen, so that you may live. I will make with
you an everlasting covenant, my steadfast, sure love for David.
55:4 See, I made him a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander for the peoples.
55:5 See, you shall call nations that you do not know, and nations that do not know you
shall run to you, because of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has
55:6 Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near;
55:7 let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them
return to the LORD, that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly
55:8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD.
55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.