Isaiah 59:19

“So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So shall they feare the name of the Lord from the West, and his glory from the rising of the sunne: when the enemie shall come in like a flood, the spirit of the Lord shall lift vp a standard against him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they will fear the name of the LORD from the west And His glory from the rising of the sun, For He will come like a rushing stream Which the wind of the LORD drives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So shall they fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of Jehovah driveth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So they will see the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the east: for he will come like a rushing stream, forced on by a wind of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And they shall fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and from the rising of the sun, his glory. When the adversary shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of Jehovah will lift up a banner against him.
- Darby Bible

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him.
- Webster's Bible

So shall they fear the name of Yahweh from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of Yahweh drives.
- World English Bible

And they fear from the west the name of Jehovah, And from the rising of the sun -- His honour, When come in as a flood doth an adversary, The Spirit of Jehovah hath raised an ensign against him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun; for distress will come in like a flood, which the breath of the LORD driveth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 59:19


59:19 Fear - Worship the Lord. The west - The western part of the world. His glory - The glorious God. The rising of the sun - The eastern parts. When - At what time soever the devil, or his instruments shall make violent irruptions upon the church. A standard - God shall make known himself to take their part and defend them, by his spirit alone.


Discussion for Isaiah 59

  • Karl
    responds to James Montgomery ; I wouldn't presume to speak for the LORD, who is speaking in this verse, but my interpretation would be simply that God is with those that are with him, hearkening back to the first verse of this chapter - How's that sound to you?
  • Ken morton
    It simply means that Gods word will not depart(always continue) from their mouths.
  • James Montgomery
    Can someone explain verse 21 for me?
  • Esaia kekana
    Lord is so merciful and remind us that if we believe in him there is no ways can go wrong as he is willing to listen to is nd safe us the way he safe the Israeliets..
  • Riley Christopher for verse 1
    I love this verse I say it everyday to my kids
  • Rosa J. Williams for verse 19
    God hands are not short that he cannot save Isreal or us today if we would turn from our wicked ways pray and seek his face then would he forgive Isreal their sins and save them from sins.And the devil from keeping us in darknes.

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