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.”

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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

  • 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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