Isaiah 30:21

“And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thine eares shall heare a word behinde thee, saying; This is the way, walke ye in it, when ye turne to the right hand, and when ye turne to the left.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Your ears will hear a word behind you, "This is the way, walk in it, whenever you turn to the right or to the left."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it; when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And at your back, when you are turning to the right hand or to the left, a voice will be sounding in your ears, saying, This is the way in which you are to go.
- Basic English Bible

And when ye turn to the right hand or when ye turn to the left, thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it.
- Darby Bible

And thy ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
- Webster's Bible

and when you turn to the right hand, and when you turn to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way. Walk in it."
- World English Bible

And thine ear heareth a word behind thee, Saying, `This [is] the way, go ye in it,' When ye turn to the right, And when ye turn to the left.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying: 'This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 30:21


30:21 Shall hear - Thou shalt hear the voice of God's word and spirit. Behind thee - A metaphor borrowed from shepherds, who use to follow their sheep, and recall them when they go out of the way.


Discussion for Isaiah 30

  • Motunrayo
    lord have mercy on me I've wronged u pls forgive me , from now on I'll trust , I've surrendered all take me lord make me urs please lord
  • T
    God is good , great and powerful!
  • Collins for verse 19
    we need to always be consist in prayers and stand feast in faith always trusting in the mercy of God almighty believe in Jesus and come to the saving knowledge peace
  • We can let Jehovah God talk to us when we regularly read his word, the Bible, and meditate on it.
  • Patsy hollins
    Thank you for producing this commentary. I found it to be just wonderful andd quite helpful. I am a reader of the word and it speaks to me, but sometimes we need to hear whatother believers have to say, too. Thanks!
  • Joyce Ballentine
    THE WAY OF GOD IS ALWAYS HOLY AND TRUE! TO SAY WE DO THE WILL OF GOD SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, 24 HRS A DAY WOULD BE A LIE! JESUS WAS THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS LIVED ON THIS EARTH AND KEPT THE WHOLE LAW PERFECTLY! SO THE ONLY WAY TO HAVE JUSTICE IN OUR LIFE IS ONLY THROUGH THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD! WHEN WE REALLY RECIEVE THE GRACE OF GOD IN OUR LIVES, THEN CHANGE IN OUR LIVES WILL HAPPEN! CHANGE WILL NOT HAPPEN JUST BECAUSE WE WANT TOO, BUT CHANGE COMES WHEN WE DEPEND ON THE GRACE OF GOD! JOHN 15:5 SAYS "WITHOUT HIM WE CANNOT DO NOTHING "! THE ONLY WAY TO LIVE A FRUITFUL LIFE IS TO STAY ON THE VINE JESUS ! LORD I PRAY IN OUR LIVES WE LEARN TO WAIT ON U AND TRUST U FOR WHAT IS GOING ON IN OUR LIVES! LORD THANK U FOR LOVING US EVEN WHEN WE WERE NOT LOVING U! AMEN! GLORY BE TO GOD!!!

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