Isaiah 54:3

“For thou shalt breake forth on the right hand, and on the left; and thy seed shall inherite the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.”

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Other Translations

For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
- King James Version

"For you will spread abroad to the right and to the left. And your descendants will possess nations And will resettle the desolate cities.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou shalt spread aboard on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall possess the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I will make wide your limits on the right hand and on the left; and your seed will take the nations for a heritage, and make the waste towns full of people.
- Basic English Bible

For thou shalt spread abroad on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall possess nations, and they shall make desolate cities to be inhabited.
- Darby Bible

For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
- Webster's Bible

For you shall spread out on the right hand and on the left; and your seed shall possess the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
- World English Bible

For right and left thou breakest forth, And thy seed doth nations possess,
- Youngs Literal Bible

For thou shalt spread abroad on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall possess the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:3


54:3 For - Thou shalt bring forth a multitude of children; for this word is commonly used of any extraordinary propagation of living creatures. On the left - On every side, in all the parts of the world. Thy seed - Thy spiritual seed, the church of the New Testament, which is accounted Abraham's seed, or children.


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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