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. Chapter 6.

The call of Isaiah

The call of ISAIAH.

1 IN THE YEAR OF KING UZZIAH'S DEATH I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the skirt of his robe filled the temple. 2 About him were attendant seraphim, and each had six wings; one pair covered his face and one pair his feet, and one pair was spread in flight. 3 They were calling ceaselessly to one another,

4 And, as each one called, the threshold shook to its foundations, while the house was filled with smoke. 5 Then I cried,6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me carrying in his hand a glowing coal which he had taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. 7 He touched my mouth with it and said,8 Then I heard the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? Who will go for me? And I answered, Here am I; send me. 9 He said, Go and tell this people:11 Then I asked, How long, O Lord? And he answered,
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