Isaiah 54:15

“Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: whosoeuer shal gather together against thee, shall fall for thy sake.”

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Other Translations

Behold, they shall surely gather together, [but] not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake.
- King James Version

"If anyone fiercely assails {you} it will not be from Me. Whoever assails you will fall because of you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, they may gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall because of thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, they may be moved to war, but not by my authority: all those who come together to make an attack on you, will be broken against you.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, they shall surely gather together, [but] not by me: whosoever gathereth together against thee shall fall because of thee.
- Darby Bible

Behold, they shall surely assemble but not by me: whoever shall assemble against thee shall fall for thy sake.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, they may gather together, but not by me: whoever shall gather together against you shall fall because of you.
- World English Bible

Lo, he doth diligently assemble without My desire, Who hath assembled near thee? By thee he falleth!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, they may gather together, but not by Me; whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall because of thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:15


54:15 Behold - It is true some will combine and make an attempt against thee. But - Without any such commission from me, as Sennacherib and Nebuchadnezzar had.


Discussion for Isaiah 54

  • BSP
    Verse 10~Jehovah God's loyalty is unshakeable. Nothing can make him abandon his loyal servants.
  • Gary Olsen
    In 54:1, those who are barren did not bring forth fruit unto God. In verse 5, he is the husband of his people but they were unfaithful to him when they worshiped other gods. They didn't bear children unto him meaning they were unfruitful in their lack of faith toward him. The children of the desolate are the fruit of idolatry. For those who practice idolatry, the fruit they bear is emptiness.
  • Bruce
    David: Where did You Get this Information. The Hebrew Words Used Maker or Husband Are Singular. No Where in The Concordance Does it Suggest Plural. It's Plural when You Add s
  • David
    With verse 5, the hebrew uses the plural form of Maker and Husband, which renders it to be Makers and Husbands. Why did Isaiah refer to God by these plural nouns?
  • Bless
    verse 17, showes that as long as we are righteous and doing the right thing, that no weapon form against us that will prosper,that is the heritage of the servant of the Most high God,
    Verse 15, promises us that there gathering is in vein, their(enemies) plans will not succeed as long as we are with God
  • Isaiah Muturi
    This strenghed my faith in that with God no evil can be directed unto me.Through Jesus christ,all the curses has been broken.I will nolonger be subjected to wirchcraft.

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