Isaiah 1:2-4 The Voice (VOICE)
In the time of Isaiah, prophets are known to be astute observers of their particular times and places. They speak what they understand to be God’s words to the people about how their thoughts and actions, especially their actions, relate to God’s expectations for them. When the people fall short of such expectations, prophets tell them what God thinks and what the consequences might be.
2 Listen and take note,
Eternal One: Despite all I’ve done,
4 Truly this is a wicked nation,