They say, ‘Why have we fasted,
and you do not see?
Why have we afflicted our soul,
and you take no knowledge?’
“Behold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure
and oppress all your workers. Bible other translations

“Behold.” God starts speaking here. That would have been clearer if this sentence was the first part of verse four instead of the last sentence in verse three.

Commentary for: Isaiah 58:3