Isaiah 30:6

“The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The burden of the beastes of the South: into the lande of trouble and anguish, from whence come the yong and old lyon, the viper, and fierie flying serpent, they will carie their riches vpon the shoulders of yong asses, and their treasures vpon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profite them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The oracle concerning the beasts of the Negev. Through a land of distress and anguish, From where {come} lioness and lion, viper and flying serpent, They carry their riches on the backs of young donkeys And their treasures on camels' humps, To a people who cannot profit {them;}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The burden of the beasts of the South. Through the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the humps of camels, to a people that shall not profit `them'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The word about the Beasts of the South. Through the land of trouble and grief, the land of the she-lion and the voice of the lion, of the snake and the burning winged snake, they take their wealth on the backs of young asses, and their stores on camels, to a people in whom is no profit.
- Basic English Bible

-- The burden of the beasts of the south: Through a land of trouble and anguish, whence come the lioness and lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels,
- Darby Bible

The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and the old lion, the viper and flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.
- Webster's Bible

The burden of the animals of the South. Through the land of trouble and anguish, of the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches on the shoulders of young donkeys, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to an unprofitable people.
- World English Bible

The burden of the beasts of the south. Into a land of adversity and distress, Of young lion and of old lion, Whence [are] viper and flying saraph, They carry on the shoulder of asses their wealth, And on the hump of camels their treasures, Unto a people not profitable.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The burden of the beasts of the South. Through the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the lioness and the lion, the viper and flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the humps of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 30:6


30:6 The burden - The treasures, which were carried upon asses or camels, into Egypt, which lay southward from Judea. The land of trouble - Egypt, so called prophetically. From whence - This may be understood properly, but withal, seems to design the craft and cruelty of that people. They - The Jews. Their riches - To procure their assistance. Bunches - Upon the backs.


Discussion for Isaiah 30

  • Brendaguzman591@gmail.com
    thank you Lord we must remain consistent with the word of the Lord and Trust him
  • Irene123
    Isa. 30:10; 2 Tim. 4:3
  • 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.

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