Isaiah 54:7

“For a small moment haue I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
- King James Version

"For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For a short time I gave you up; but with great mercies I will take you back again.
- Basic English Bible

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
- Darby Bible

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
- Webster's Bible

For a small moment have I forsaken you; but with great mercies will I gather you.
- World English Bible

In a small moment I have forsaken thee, And in great mercies I do gather thee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great compassion will I gather thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:7


54:7 For a moment - In comparison of God's everlasting kindness. Gather thee - From all the places where thou art dispersed, from all parts of the world.


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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