Isaiah 1:5

“Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Why should yee be stricken any more? yee will reuolt more and more: the whole head is sicke, and the whole heart faint.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Where will you be stricken again, {As} you continue in {your} rebellion? The whole head is sick And the whole heart is faint.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Why will you have more and more punishment? why keep on in your evil ways? Every head is tired and every heart is feeble.
- Basic English Bible

Why should ye be smitten any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
- Darby Bible

Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
- Webster's Bible

Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
- World English Bible

Wherefore are ye stricken any more? Ye do add apostacy! Every head is become diseased, and every heart [is] sick.
- Youngs Literal Bible

On what part will ye yet be stricken, seeing ye stray away more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 1:5


1:5 Head - The very head and heart of the body politick, from whence the plague is derived to all the other members.


Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • 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.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Ahoents Ernest, Can you give us scripture that tells us to "reason" with God? What I see in scripture is "believe" in and on Jesus Christ. But I would like to see scripture that gives what you say substance. thank you
  • Ahoentsu Ernest
    God is so merciful to forgive us our sins and still reason with us I pray that whoever reads this will change his or her life and reason with God
  • Connie
    Chapter 1:18 zEither as a individual or a nation ,God is willing to forgive our sins ,we are to turn from our ways of innitly, by overcoming the weights that can so easiy beset us ,so we are aware and know their is a warfare between good and evil going on in our members the mind one example ,that will be an on going battle,between the flesh and the spirit ,until the Lord comes back again.
  • Merilyn Ray
    Piggy back to the comment by LL regarding, Christians are protected, we must remember, scriptures also states in KJV the book of Matthew 5 verse 45, That ye may be children of your Father which is in heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and the good and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.

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