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

  • Irene123
    To Russell Allen on Isa. ch. 1 - First of all - God bless for your humility. Here are some scriptures for your consideration - Deut. 4:39; 6:4; Isa. 42:8; 43:11; 44:6, 8; 45:5,6,18,21; 46:9; 47:8, 10; 48:11. There is ONE theme that runs through and 'connects' them all. As Isa. 28:10 says ..............; the WHOLE Bible works together, you CANNOT pick 'n choose what you want.
  • Russell allen
    my comments realy would not count because i don,t have much understanding i believe in god and the blessed thrinty i believe isaiah was a very great man of GOD. that which i cannot understand i try to make up with good deeds toward my fellow man
  • Owani moses
    God was revealing that grace was just at the door so no more sacrifice of burnt offering
  • Irene Kitamirike
    Isaiah 1 it teaches us that God is not after our burnt offerings, God is not after our beautiful voices that we offer in songs of worship, infact He's not even after our endless prayers. He is after our hearts. If we give Him our hearts and let Him lead and guide, wow! there we have given Him the platform to decorate our lives. there is His smile. Beautiful chapter!
  • Kurt
    My dark soul, full of sin, was struck down, burned as stubble in 1992. Since then the world has taught me to flee back to find Him and his Word. I simply cannot stay long in the world, full of lies, corruption, and false gods enticing. Sin is slavery and now my mission expands to visit a prison in Haiti. Amidst total darkness 3000 men crowd a facility designed to allow them to only stand. Kurt.
  • Jennifer Harvey
    Isaiah is a very powerful book. It's a must read!

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