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

  • 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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