Isaiah 1:8

“And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged citie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, Like a watchman's hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the daughter of Zion is left as a booth in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the daughter of Zion has become like a tent in a vine-garden, like a watchman's house in a field of fruit, like a town shut in by armies.
- Basic English Bible

And the daughter of Zion is left, as a booth in a vineyard, as a night-lodge in a cucumber-garden, as a besieged city.
- Darby Bible

And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
- Webster's Bible

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut in a field of melons, like a besieged city.
- World English Bible

And left hath been the daughter of Zion, As a booth in a vineyard, As a lodge in a place of cucumbers -- as a city besieged.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the daughter of Zion is left as a booth in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 1:8


1:8 Is left - Is left solitary, all the neighbouring villages and country round about it being laid waste.


Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Patrick L
    I love the Old Testament. It gives us a clear picture of the rigidity, severity, and uncompromising nature of 'The Law........and sets the stage for the fulfillment of the Law, the righteousness of Christ, and the mercy and grace of God.
  • Adekunle adeosun abolaji
    Its a warning to all beliver dat if we willingly obey God commands all his good promise for man kind will come to pass.
  • 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.
  • 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!

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