Isaiah 5:14

“Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore hell hath enlarged her selfe, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pompe, and hee that reioyceth, shall descend into it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat and opened its mouth without measure; And Jerusalem's splendor, her multitude, her din {of revelry} and the jubilant within her, descend {into it.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore Sheol hath enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth among them, descend `into it'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause the underworld has made wide its throat, opening its mouth without limit: and her glory, and the noise of her masses, and her loud-voiced feasters, will go down into it.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore doth Sheol enlarge its desire, and open its mouth without measure; and her splendour shall descend [into it], and her multitude, and her tumult, and [all] that is joyful within her.
- Darby Bible

Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, their multitude, their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend into it.
- World English Bible

Therefore hath Sheol enlarged herself, And hath opened her mouth without limit. And gone down hath its honour, and its multitude, And its noise, and its exulting one -- into her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore the nether-world hath enlarged her desire, and opened her mouth without measure; and down goeth their glory, and their tumult, and their uproar, and he that rejoiceth among them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 5:14


5:14 And he - That spends all his days in mirth and jollity.


Discussion for Isaiah 5

  • Eaglesrock
    To Me there is no greater punishment than when God removes His presence from a nation. Could theses things be coming to America, that happen to Israel? Some time in the near future? The shedding of innocent blood - abortion.
  • Mike Vs 13
    It was pointed out by David in Psalms that a lack of knowing about God leads to a lack of knowledge and understanding in general. It is interesting here to see that the Children of Israel have neglected God only to find that their rejection of God has led to a lack of knowledge. This knowledge is now leading to their captivity.
  • Jose
    After my husband left me home with the child to stay with another women, things started not moving well by my side and I prayed that, Lord, how does these all sufferings will end? Will my man and the lady enjoy to see me suffering forever? In the wee hours of the morning of the Night that I made such a prayer I heard a voice saying to me Read Isaiah 5 verse 5. It sounded loud and clear and I suddenly woke up a read it. Its been three years now that I received that message and I know that God spoke his word and it shall come to pass.
  • James Ndungu for verse 4
    God chose Israel to be His ambassador,but they didn 't recognize themselves as chosen generation, to represent God, but they did not,to seek and save,there for the Israelites received the course instead of blessing,the Israelites of today are repeating instead of taking advantage of reading the history, searching the scripture for the truth. May IAM intervene and make us to do what Elijah, John the Baptist did reprove the Church and state. Amen.
  • Cbaux
    The Lord woke me with this chapter on my mind. He said it was for America. This is in line with what the Lord had me write 15 or more ago with "Letters to the churches. " Which ended with the Lords quote about those letter. "Can the wind blow and the leaf quiver and it is not I says the Lord! " Soon you see these things come to pass.
  • E. H.
    All have sin and come short of Gods glory. We are deaf and blind. We, some refuse to repent a sinner is a sinner no matter what sin we commit. And you were already a sinner because we were born thanks to the original father and mother human.

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