Isaiah 54:2

“Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtaines of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;
- King James Version

"Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords And strengthen your pegs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations; spare not: lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make wide the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your house be stretched out without limit: make your cords long, and your tent-pins strong.
- Basic English Bible

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.
- Darby Bible

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them extend the curtains of thy habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;
- Webster's Bible

Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of your habitations; don't spare: lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes.
- World English Bible

Enlarge the place of thy tent, And the curtains of thy tabernacles they stretch out, Restrain not -- lengthen thy cords, And thy pins make strong.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations, spare not; lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:2


54:2 Enlarge - That it may be capable of the Gentiles, who shall flock to thee in great numbers. Strengthen - That they may be able to support that great weight which the tents thus enlarged, shall be upon them.


Discussion for Isaiah 54

  • Ahrayah
    the "weapon" is talking about the "waster"... what is the point of these comments?
  • BSP
    Verse 17~Our fine works and good example can condemn any false tongues that speak lies against us.
  • BSP
    Jehovah God has promised protection to his people as a whole no matter what weapon is formed against them or what is said against them.
  • Hugh Goodman, Jr.
    I am encouraged and my fears are lessened.
  • BSP
    Verse 17: No weapon formed against Jehovah God's purpose will have lasting success.
  • Eniekan
    Jehovah is kind,he promise us devine protect ion and hope knowing fully well that we are in a world of trouble. The promise ofJehovah is what we need to succeed on a daily basis .

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