Isaiah 1:29

“For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they shall be ashamed of the okes which yee haue desired, and yee shalbe confounded for the gardens that yee haue chosen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Surely you will be ashamed of the oaks which you have desired, And you will be embarrassed at the gardens which you have chosen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you will be put to shame because of the trees of your desire, and because of the gardens of your pleasure.
- Basic English Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths that ye have desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Darby Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Webster's Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which you have desired, and you shall be confounded for the gardens that you have chosen.
- World English Bible

For [men] are ashamed because of the oaks That ye have desired, And ye are confounded because of the gardens That ye have chosen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 1:29


1:29 The oaks - Which, after the manner of the Heathen, you have consecrated to idolatrous uses. Gardens - In which, as well is in the groves, they committed idolatry.


Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Sharneewallace
    The Holy Spirit came to me to read out of The Book Of Isaiah,I wasn't given a chapter or a verse, just to read the Book Of Isaiah, so is there anyone who can tell me where to start.
  • John
    God want to speak to us, but we are so busy and caught up in this world stuff. Turn off the tv,and radio put your phone's on silent. Put your family and friends on hold for a few minutes. Got to read the word, go to church, praised his name, prayer and meditate on God.
  • Joann Heidt
    He was a powerful Ptophet, He showrd God's greatness and proclaimed it.
  • Lois Taylor
    I truly love the book of Isaiah,because when I accepted Jesus as my Savior, the second verse that the Holy Spirit lead me to turn to was Isaiah 1:18.Isaiah is a very powerful book, every chapter.One must read it slowly and ingest its beauty.
  • C. Gabriel
    I find the Book of Isaiah very deep, and have some understanding, but majority I do not comprehend. Still learning!
    I found this site which has commentaries, which helps a lot!
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Ernetns, Job 13:3 gives " reason with God." Sorry! I spoke too soon.

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