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Isaiah 54:17 Question

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In Isaiah 54:17, No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord , And their righteousness is from Me,” Says the Lord .
Isaiah 54:17 NKJV
https://bible.com/bible/114/isa.54.17.NKJV

My question is about the word condemn? What's the true meaning of this portion of scripture?  In some of the things going on right now, this verse and specifically this Word has been in my thoughts. Anyone interested in helping with the full meaning of this command from The Lord? 

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If the KJV/NKJV doesn't seem to make sense, try a more modern and less literal translation. They often do better at bringing out the meaning.

 

"You will refute every tongue that accuses you." (NIV)

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Have you considered it as predictive (in the future you SHALL condemn) rather than proscriptive (go ahead and condemn people NOW):

I've always read this verse as "On Judgment Day, you shall agree with the Lord's judgment, and condemn them..."

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On 10/26/2018 at 8:17 AM, worshiper70 said:

In Isaiah 54:17, No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord , And their righteousness is from Me,” Says the Lord .
Isaiah 54:17 NKJV
https://bible.com/bible/114/isa.54.17.NKJV

My question is about the word condemn? What's the true meaning of this portion of scripture?  In some of the things going on right now, this verse and specifically this Word has been in my thoughts. Anyone interested in helping with the full meaning of this command from The Lord? 

That is very tricky I know the Bible speaks about not judging but then it also comes back and says to approach people that are doing wrong in a soft gentle way and bring them back. I looked up the word condemn I could not find anything that would answer your question but I do find what you are saying interesting good thought. 

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Thank you for the help. 

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